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2012-04-01 23:00:23

In celebration of the second straight year of tripling their sales in 2011, Willamette Valley Hops has announced the rhizome sale of the century! (PRWEB) March

2010-08-19 07:00:00

NEWBERG, Ore., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is a major prize and award sponsor of the first Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon in Yamhill County.

2009-10-16 09:25:42

A newly recognized pest in Oregon continues to concern fruit growers and researchers with the recent discovery of a Spotted Wing Drosophila fly in a sample of Willamette Valley wine grapes.

2009-04-27 18:42:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When the Salem Statesman Journal's 400,000 readers responded to a web-site survey of favorite businesses, West Coast Bank was voted the number one bank in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Regional President Ken Jundt manages 29 West Coast Bank branches, including 19 in the Willamette Valley.

2009-03-04 08:03:52

Effects of climate change projected this century for Oregon's Upper Willamette River Basin, including Eugene-Springfield, will threaten water supplies, buildings, transportation systems, human health, forests, and fish and wildlife, according to a report produced by the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership Initiative and the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy.

2008-10-12 09:00:23

By RYAN KOST By Ryan Kost The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. Pioneering Oregon winemaker David Lett, widely considered the father of Oregon's thriving pinot noir industry and a major force in winning worldwide respect for this state's wines, has died. He was 69.

2008-09-29 03:00:24

By Jacklet, Ben Midway through the frenzy of the harvest, Oregon Wheat Growers League president Kevin Porter found himself working as truck driver for the day.


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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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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.