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2015-05-20 12:28:08

Opposition Statements by 35-year CMA member, Past Director of CA Dept of Rehabilitation, and a Psychiatrist/University Medical Ethics Director SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 20, 2015

2015-05-20 12:27:19

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report, published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global Fitness Equipment Market - Size, Industry

2015-05-20 08:37:29

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global Anti-counterfeit Packaging Market in Security Documents and Event

2015-05-20 08:34:45

LEBANON, Ore., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest MRI is pleased to announce that they now bill insurance for their low cost

2015-05-20 08:29:39

BeFunky's Editing App & Platform Used by Millions Every Day PORTLAND, Ore., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BeFunky, is taking the world by storm with its easy, fast and powerful photo

2015-05-20 04:20:23

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Portland Estates has reported strong annual results with NAV per share up by almost 25% driven by rental growth and development

2015-05-18 16:31:50

BOSTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Ballot announced today that on May 15, the Oregon Secretary of State certified ClearVote, Clear Ballot's next-generation voting system, for use in

2015-05-18 08:38:33

Company enables an additional 9,000 businesses throughout state to take advantage of the fastest broadband speeds available PORTLAND, Ore., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-15 23:02:47

Customer Experience, Marketing and Digital Leaders to Gather in Portland, Oregon, October 5-7, 2015 Portland, Ore.

2015-05-15 16:23:17

Feast Portland Reveals Year-Four Festival Lineup, Including New Saturday Marquee Event Smoked!, Hottest Roster Yet of Local, National and International Chefs PORTLAND, Ore., May 15,


Latest Oregon Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

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...

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