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University of Portland Pilots women's soccer by Paul Senz

The women’s soccer team is the most successful athletic club at the University of Portland (UP), with multiple national championships and other awards. The team …

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University of Western States by Janet Tapper

The University of Western States has been a fixture of the Oregon healthcare community since 1904. The college began at the turn of the twentieth …

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Untide Press by Jeremy Skinner

The Untide Press (1943-1951) was a small poetry press founded at Camp Angel, a Civilian Public Service (CPS) site near Waldport. It was one of …

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Urban Growth Boundary by David Oates

Each urban area in Oregon is required to define an Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). Housing tracts, shopping malls, and other kinds of urban development are …

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Urban Indians in Oregon by Claudia Welala Long, Nez Perce

The Portland Metro area rests on traditional village sites of the Chinook, Clackamas, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Kalapuya, Molalla, Multnomah, Tualatin, and Wasco, among other peoples, …

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Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 - 2018) by Molly Gloss

Ursula K. Le Guin, one of Oregon’s preeminent writers, was born Ursula Kroeber in 1929 in Berkeley, California, the youngest and only girl in a …

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US 101 (Oregon Coast Highway) by Robert W. Hadlow

Many places on the Oregon coast were virtually inaccessible in the early twentieth century. Small fishing villages existed as remote outposts, separated by rocky headlands …

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by William F. Willingham

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a hybrid military and civilian federal agency, developed Oregon's water transportation infrastructure and played a major role in the …

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U.S. Bureau of Land Management by Jeff LaLande

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administers 15.7 million acres of federal lands in Oregon, over one-quarter of the state's land base. About 13.5 million …

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U.S. Bureau of Reclamation by Jeff LaLande

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, in the Department of the Interior, has been an important force in Oregon since soon after the agency's founding with …

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