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Tualatin Riverkeepers by Sue Manning

Tualatin Riverkeepers, a community-based organization that works to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system, builds watershed stewardship through education, public access, restoration, and advocacy. …

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Tucker Sno-Cat® by Edwin Battistella

When Emmitt Tucker was a young boy in northwest Jackson County, he walked to school in the deep snow, just like his schoolmates. What was …

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Tules by Frank A. Lang

In Oregon and much of the western United States, tule is the common name for two species of emergent plants that grow in shallow water …

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Tumalo Irrigation District by Martin Winch

The Tumalo Irrigation District delivers water from Tumalo Creek, supplemented by storage at Crescent Lake, through 140 miles of pipeline, canals, and ditches. Approximately 635 …

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Turkey Rama by Karl Klooster

In 2015, McMinnville’s annual Turkey Rama marked its fifty-fourth anniversary. Unique in the nation, the event celebrates Yamhill County’s turkey industry, which in 1986 accounted …

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Two-Bits, the World War II Lookout Dog by Jeff LaLande

A persistent fox terrier named Two-Bits earned a brief measure of national fame while spending the winter of 1942-1943 at the Siskiyou Mountains' isolated Whisky …

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Two Dragon mining camp by Jodi Varon

Two Dragon Camp was an isolated, 2.5-acre placer mining camp in the Camp Carson Historic Mining District, roughly twenty-one miles southwest of La Grande. Occupied …

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Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) by Gregory P. Shine

Ulysses S. Grant, a native of Ohio, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1843 and embarked on a career in the U.S. Army, rising …

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Umatilla Army Depot by Susan Badger Doyle

In 1940, the U.S. Army identified twenty thousand acres straddling the Umatilla and Morrow county line, eight miles west of Hermiston, as the site for a …

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Umpqua Community College by Bob Johnson

A sweeping horseshoe bend of the North Umpqua River wraps the 100-acre main campus of Umpqua Community College (UCC) at Winchester, Oregon, just north of …

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