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NW Hazelnut Company Opens All-Solar Processing Plant In Hubbard

Statesman Journal | Sept. 2, 2017 11:34 a.m. | Hubbard, Oregon

For the last few months, the hazelnut processing plant in Hubbard has been pushing out nuts on nothing but the power of the hot, summer sun.

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Tensions Rise Between Portland Neighborhood And Homeless Village

OPB | Aug. 23, 2017 10:41 a.m. | Portland

A recent attempt by the Overlook Neighborhood Association to restrict membership to those with a legal address further frayed relations between community leaders, the city and homeless residents. 

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Overlook Neighborhood Association Looks To Exclude Homeless

Portland Tribune | Aug. 10, 2017 9:59 a.m.

City says neighborhood associations aren't designed for just those who own homes. The future of Hazelnut Grove village remains in question.

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Oregon Sees Major Hazelnut Harvest Increase In 2016

Capital Press | Feb. 2, 2017 12:32 p.m.

Oregon saw a major upswing in hazelnut production in 2016, with growers harvesting 40 percent more nuts than the previous year.

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Willamette Valley Seeing A Boom In Hazelnut Orchards

The Register-Guard | Feb. 7, 2016 11:41 a.m.

During the last 10 years, the amount of land in Oregon occupied by hazelnut orchards grew by 15,153 acres, a 52 percent increase, according to figures from the state Hazelnut Industry Office.

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Top Stories: Springfield Residents Sing In Growth Protest, Search On For Woman En Route To Crater Lake

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014 7:08 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Monday, Sept. 29: Springfield residents gathered to protest in song against plans to expand the urban growth boundary, Oregon State Police are searching for a Georgia woman who was en route to Crater Lake, Gorge Amphitheater owners wants to expand, and more.

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Top Stories: Washington Pot Shops Still Struggle With Short Supply, Eugene Halts City Hall Demolition

OPB | Sept. 9, 2014 8:15 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Tuesday, Sept. 9: Two months since opening day, Washington pot shops are still struggling with short supply; Eugene City Council halted the demolition of city hall for two weeks; Salem City Council approved more funding for environmental investigations; and more.