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Volga Germans in Oregon by Steven Schreiber

The first group of Volga Germans arrived in Oregon in 1881, encouraged by the economic opportunies offered by Henry Villard's transportation and resources company, …

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Voodoo Doughnut by Amy Platt

Voodoo Doughnut is an independently owned business in Portland and Eugene known for its off-kilter concoctions and unusual business philosophies. Owners Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson …

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Vortex I music festival by William G. Robbins

During the war-hot summer of 1970, thousands of young people began streaming toward Clackamas County's Milo McIver State Park to attend Vortex I, a state-sponsored …

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Voyageurs by Gregory P. Shine

In the history of the North American fur trade, only the mountain man rivals the voyageur in myth, romance, and folklore. Beyond the singing, storytelling, …

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Waldo (city) by Greg Walter

Located just south of Cave Junction and a few miles north of the California state line, the town of Waldo grew out of a large gold-mining settlement first known …

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Waldo Hills by Tina Schweickert

The Waldo Hills are situated on the east side of the mid Willamette Valley, beginning nine miles from Salem. The hills run north to south …

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Waldo House by Liz Carter

The Daniel and Melinda Waldo House, constructed in 1854 in the Waldo Hills, east of Salem near present-day Macleay, was the home of the Waldo …

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Waldo Lake by Tom McAllister

Located astride the backbone of the Cascade Mountains in the Willamette National Forest, Waldo Lake is a child of the sky, nourished wholly by rain …

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Walla Walla Treaty Council 1855 by Cliff Trafzer

The treaty council held at Waiilatpu (Place of the Rye Grass) in the Walla Walla Valley in May and June of 1855 forever changed the …

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Walla Walla Valley Railway by Richard Thompson

In 1907, the Walla Walla Valley Railway built a fourteen-mile electric railway from its terminal on 6th Street in downtown Walla Walla, Washington, to Milton-Freewater, …

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