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2014-12-18 23:03:32

Local Printing Solutions Company Offers Easy Ways for Employers to “Go Green” by Reducing Waste and Paper Use in the Office. PORTLAND, Ore.

2014-12-18 12:33:48

Kingcom launches new name and new website PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.

2014-12-18 12:27:47

The date change gives consumers more time to find coverage during the busy holiday season. PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.

2014-12-17 23:00:56

The survey, conducted annually by DHS, is administered to all skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes in the state to ensure compliance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

2014-12-17 12:28:13

LifeWise Members will have 24/7 Virtual Care Access from the Comfort of their Home PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.

2014-12-16 23:11:21

Held in October of this year, Yasumoto’s presentation to the Metropolitan Public Defender in Hillsboro, OR, served as a brief introduction to mobile phone forensics for investigators.

2014-12-16 12:25:41

With its recent election of three members to its Board of Directors, Oregon's Health CO-OP fulfills its promise to be revolutionary--as an advocate for member driven health insurance that is breaking

2014-12-16 12:21:59

PORTLAND, Oregon, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled "UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Size, Industry Analysis,

2014-12-15 16:22:24

University of Oregon exclusive partnership with Panini gives trading card manufacturer exclusive rights to use team marks and logos on the company's trading card products across all sports

2014-12-15 08:23:35

Karuna House and Pumpkin Ridge Passive House, built by homebuilder Hammer & Hand, both won awards in the national competition. PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.


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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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