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2014-09-26 23:00:52

Open House Ceremony will be Held on Monday, September 29th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Salem, OR (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Avamere Family of Companies will host an open house to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed Salem Transitional Care Facility located at 3445 Boone Rd. SE in Salem, Oregon. The post-acute care facility will begin admitting its first patients on October 1st. Situated on five acres of land next to the existing Bonaventure Assisted Living and Retirement...

2014-08-05 08:29:28

Visitors enticed by Covered Bridges, family-friendly bike path, and murals. COTTAGE GROVE, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent marketing campaign, Bridges and Beyond, has brought a new influx of visitors to Cottage Grove, Oregon, located 20 minutes south of Eugene, enticed by the many attractions described in the campaign. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133287 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133288 The city is known as the Covered...

2014-06-17 23:04:30

Inmar will serve as host for the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 19. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that it will serve as host for the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 19. The event will be held at Inmar’s new headquarters and Team...

2014-04-14 23:01:38

Goodsnitch especially encourages users to recognize “everyday heroes” – city employees, community residents, and volunteers who provide great service. City staff can view and respond to feedback in real time, acknowledge those who are recognized, and improve as needed. Albany, OR (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The City of Albany, Oregon today announced its partnership with Goodsnitch, an innovative mobile technology that allows residents to provide real-time feedback about the city...

2014-01-28 16:20:08

SALEM, Ore., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon loves bicyclists. That's why Travel Oregon created the first statewide Bike Friendly Business program in the nation geared towards travelers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/SF54349)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130404/SF89220LOGO) The Oregon Bike Friendly program is a recognition and training program designed to provide tips and tools for businesses to attract cyclists by offering amenities they seek....

2013-07-30 23:27:01

The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Joel Palmer House restaurant will help eliminate ‘range anxiety’ for EV drivers visiting Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country. Dayton, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The historic, family-owned Joel Palmer House restaurant has recently added a valuable new amenity to help Electric Vehicle drivers experience Oregon Wine Country without worries about where to recharge. The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the...

Snow Water Storage In Oregon Watershed Cut By 56 Percent From Global Warming
2013-07-26 12:48:40

Oregon State University A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range -  and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world. The findings by scientists at Oregon State University, which are based on a projected 3.6 degree Fahrenheit temperature increase, highlight the special...

2013-05-09 23:25:28

Performance Mobility, one of the nation´s fastest growing and most trusted suppliers of handicap vans and equipment, is excited to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The grand opening celebration for the Eugene store will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th. The grand opening will feature a delicious grilled lunch and chances to win a number of prizes. Among the festivities, there will also be a...


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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...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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