Deschutes River to be featured on 'forever' stamp in 2019

The U.S. Postal Service announced in November that 19 sets of forever stamps will be available.

Posted: Dec 9, 2018 4:55 PM

BEND, Ore. (AP) - A scenic Oregon river will be honored with a stamp next year.

The Bend Bulletin reports the Deschutes River will be featured on a "forever" stamp in 2019.

The U.S. Postal Service announced in November that 19 sets of forever stamps will be available.

They include a series designed to commemorate the National Wild and Scenic River Act, a federal law that limits development along portions of distinctive rivers.

The collection features a dozen prints of protected rivers.

One of is the Deschutes River's small waterfalls in a photograph by Bob Wick.

The collection also includes images of the Owyhee (OH-wih-hee), Snake, Missouri, Skagit and Flathead rivers.

The Postal Service has not released a date when the stamps will be available.

Article Comments

Eugene
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 50°
Corvallis
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 50°
Roseburg
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 52°
North Bend
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 52°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events