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2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Columbia River Gorge scenic highlights, one of 7 Wonders of Oregon, mile by mile on I-84

Ever wonder what that natural wonder is when you're driving the speed limit on Interstate 84 through the Columbia River Gorge , one of Travel Oregon's '7 Wonders of Oregon'? So, here we present an outdoor explorer's guide to I-84 through the gorge, which may help you determine whether you're looking at Dog Mountain or Hamilton Mountain.

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Related Topix: Troutdale, OR, Hood River, OR, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Multnomah County, OR, Travel

2 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

The Oregon Garden free for Earth Day

The Earth Day Fair at The Oregon Garden on Saturday will celebrate the Earth through hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits for the whole family.

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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon welfare audit finds little to no progress in moving recipients into jobs

Jennifer Noonan, 23, and her children, Taima Willeto , 5, and Wenona Willeto, 3, receive cash assistance for needy families, food stamps and a federal housing voucher.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Southridge graduate earns Truman Scholarship

When Andrew Lubash of Beaverton found out he'd become a Truman Scholar on Monday, he was in economics class at the University of Oregon.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Beach Connection

Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Earth Day Full of Info and Fun

It seems more than slightly appropriate to celebrate Earth Day on the dynamic environment of the Oregon coast, and Lincoln City has one of the bigger festivities on April 19 with the 44th annual Earth Day at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

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Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Lincoln County, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Seaside, OR

WebProNews

Portland Shootout: Police Dog Killed, Officer Injured

Can there be anything worse than losing your best friend and partner in a criminal pursuit? A police dog was shot and killed on Wednesday after his partner officer gave him the sic command.

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Tigard Times

'Bridge of the People'

"Tilikum" is a Chinook Wawa word used by the earliest residents in the region that means people, tribe and relatives.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Milwaukie, OR, St. Helens, OR

Townhall

Oregon Pro-lifers Start 'Drive-Thru' Pledge to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

The only thing that makes Tax Day worse is finding out where exactly your tax dollars are going.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Abortion

OregonLive.com

Japanese tsunami debris threat wanes along Oregon coast

The sun sets on the tsunami dock removal at Agate State Beach, north of Newport in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

The Oregonian

Oracle blasts Oregon for spreading Cover Oregon "false narrative"

Oracle Corp. has accused the state of Oregon of misleading the press and the public with a "false narrative" about who's at fault for the state's health exchange technology disaster.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Oregon Government

Examiner.com

Food and Farm: Navigating the Culinary Landscape of Oregon

When you visit the Pacific Northwest, you no doubt will want to experience some of the local cuisine.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine, Drink

Local TV Station KTVZ

Portland officer wounded, dog killed in shootout

The Oregonian reports three suspects are in custody, including one who was the object of a manhunt in southwest Portland.

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The Oregonian

Police dog killed in line of duty in Portland part of elite team

Law enforcement agencies in Oregon rely on more than 100 dogs to help them track criminals, sniff out drugs, find bodies and help in arson investigations.

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OregonLive.com

Cascade Huts, on 7 Wonders of Oregon's Mount Hood, now part of Lost Lake Resort

The popular resort, just northwest of the volcano that Travel Oregon calls one of the "7 Wonders of Oregon," is already seeing most of its snow disappear this spring and is targeting a May 1 opening.

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Related Topix: Travel

The Oregonian

'Most intriguing' Oregon pols: Phil Knight, Sara Gelser advance; vote here for Final 4

Readers have selected the Elite 8 in our "most intriguing political figure" brackets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Scappoose, OR

OregonLive.com

'Most intriguing': The Oregonian's political team picks an Elite 8

The Oregonian's crack political team has voted for its Elite 8 as the "most intriguing political figure" contest tightens.

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OregonLive.com

Oregon environmentalists, public health activists to return products...

Ali Sacash-Johnson of Vancouver holds her daughter as they shop at Mother Nature's, a green baby store in Southeast Portland.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

The Oregonian

60 Oregon school districts face Title IX complaints similar to those dismissed in 2011

Title IX complaints filed in March show gaps in sports participation rates between girls and boys at high schools in 60 Oregon school districts.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Portland Tribune

Metro executive to fill Beaverton's economic developmenta

Cheryl Twete, Metro regional government's senior development adviser, was named the city of Beaverton's new community development director on Tuesday.

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Beach Connection

Oregon Eclipse Timelapse: Video of Blood Moon

If you were on the Oregon coast, unfortunately you missed it. But many parts of inland Oregon got a front row seat to the infamous Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Lincoln City, OR, Cannon Beach, OR, Beaverton, OR, Seaside, OR

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