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2014-07-29 12:31:31

#YouGotThis Hiking Challenge rewards hikers who share their adventures PORTLAND, Ore., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest. The summer hiking challenge encourages people to get outside and...

2014-07-29 08:41:29

Also Releases a Series of Enhancements, Upgrades for Real-time Spectrum Analyzers Including Noise Figure and Gain Measurement Capability BEAVERTON, Ore., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced a cost-effective compliance transmitter test solution for the Project 25 (P25) Common Air Interface (CAI) Phase 1 and Phase 2 standard. The new software gives RF test engineers and safety agencies...

2014-07-29 08:41:27

Customers Can Easily Upgrade Their WFM/WVR8200 and WFM/WVR8300 Waveform Monitors and Rasterizers to Support 4K BEAVERTON, Ore., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, an industry-leading innovator of video quality monitoring solutions, today announced that its WFM8200 and WFM8300 waveform monitors and WVR8200 and WVR8300 rasterizers can now be easily upgraded via software to support 4K, eliminating the need for customers to purchase costly hardware replacements in order to shoot,...

2014-07-29 08:34:08

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global surgical equipment market (types, applications and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global surgical equipment market is expected to reach $12.1 billion by 2020 registering a CAGR of 11.1% from 2014 to 2020. Due to the...

2014-07-28 12:28:42

Largest private donation to date puts ambitious campaign over $400 million mark in record time PORTLAND, Ore., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute has received a $100 million gift to fuel its ambitious vision to stop cancer in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130463 A donor, who wishes to remain unnamed, pledged the funds as part of OHSU's unprecedented $1 billion campaign to support the Knight...

2014-07-28 08:27:48

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, Global3D Scanning Market (Type, Forms, Services, Applications, Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013-2020", the global 3D scanning market is forecast to reach $4.9 billion by 2020 registering a CAGR of 12.4% during the forecast period (2014 - 2020). The market would remain to be dominated by the North American...

2014-07-25 16:22:48

SALT LAKE CITY, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthInsight has been named to lead health care quality improvement activities for the Medicare Program for a four-state region serving Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah under a five-year contract awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). On July 18, 2014, HealthInsight became the Quality Innovation Network-QIO (QIN-QIO) for the four states for a contract term extending through July 2019. In its most recent...

2014-07-24 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The aerial firefighting industry has deployed a significant number of aircraft and support personnel to the Pacific Northwest, as wildland fires have raged throughout Oregon and Washington. The surge of activity includes extensive operations on the Carlton Complex fire, which has so far burned over 243,000 acres, and is considered Washington's largest fire to date. "Fires of this intensity usually do not happen in the Pacific...

2014-07-23 08:38:39

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), the market and technology leader in printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions, today announced its next offering in the new Xpedition® platform, the Xpedition Data Management (xDM) product suite. The xDM Design product suite provides a flow-wide information hub that manages the PCB design data that is created, reused, imported, or released from the Mentor Graphics® Xpedition Enterprise platform....

2014-07-22 12:23:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global advanced wound care and closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global advanced wound care and closure market will reach $20.5 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to 2020....


Latest Oregon Reference Libraries

Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

2012-06-14 07:34:34

Symbol: WOORO Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order  ...

2012-06-14 09:58:24

Symbol: SIORS Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SIORS2 Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray var. spicata (Regel) Jeps.   SISE Sidalcea setosa C.L. Hitchc.   SISEQ Sidalcea setosa C.L. Hitchc. ssp. querceta C.L. Hitchc.   SISP5 Sidalcea spicata (Regel) Greene   SISPT Sidalcea spicata (Regel) Greene var. tonsa M. Peck Distribution:...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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