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Fifty years ago, the Wilderness Act was signed into law. The law’s passage set aside the first 9 million acres of wilderness including some of the favorite destinations in the Northwest.
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While debates over the use of Native American imagery and heritage roil on, Native creators and entrepreneurs are asserting control over their own visual narratives.
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The chapter describes the Vanilla Fudge Room, an extra room in the chocolate factory. In it, Charlie Bucket goes to the factory with his mother – not his grandfather. The book turns 50 this month.
Thousands of Oregon schoolchildren returned to school Tuesday. Administrators are touting the bigger education budgets awaiting students.
Few Portlanders know the story behind the ingenious gravity-based system that delivers pure water to their taps from a source near Mount Hood. Find out how water was first piped from Bull Run Lake nearly 120 years ago.
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Wilderness areas are defined by law as places where "the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man." The whitebark pine, which grows mainly in wilderness, face the possibility of extinction. Many of the tree’s threats are connected to human-caused climate change.