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  Oregon.gov Home Page
Oregon's craft beer industry is helping Oregon plant its flag as the craft beer capitol of the world.
There are currently 56 brewing companies operating 76 brewing facilities in Oregon, with 28 breweries operating within the Portland city limits--more than any other city in the world.
The total impact from the beer industry on Oregon's economy is $2.25 billion.
www.oregon.gov   (132 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Oregon
Oregon is bounded on three sides by navigable water: the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Columbia River on the north, and the Snake River on the east.
Oregon to the United States and to conduct a band of immigrants across the plains to settle the country with
Oregon was the Christian education of the youth committed to his charge.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11288a.htm   (4860 words)

  
  Oregon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oregon is 295 miles (475 km) north to south at longest distance, and 395 miles (475 km) east to west at longest distance.
Oregon City was the first incorporated city west of the Rockies and later, the first capital of the Oregon Territory, from 1848 to 1852, when the territory capital was moved to Salem, Oregon.
The University of Portland is Oregon's Catholic university.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oregon   (4471 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Oregon returns only five starters, and will need rover Patrick Chung and CB Jairus Byrd to hold the secondary together, but playmakers up front are desperately needed.
Ever since Oregon went to its spread offense, the Ducks have been described as anything but physical at the point of attack, as their 78th-ranked rushing defense would attest.
Oregon is likely to lean heavily on just Matt Evensen after having shared the duties in the past.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/football/pac10/oregon.htm   (882 words)

  
 Facts & Symbols—Oregon Economic & Community Development Department
Oregon became a territory in 1848 and Salem became the capital in 1854.
Oregon is governed by a House of 60 representatives elected for two years and a Senate of 30 serving four years.
Oregon is 395 miles wide (east to west at widest point); 295 miles in length (north to south at longest distance); has an area of 97,073 square miles; is and 11,235 feet high at its highest point, Mt. Hood.
www.econ.state.or.us /facts.htm   (1061 words)

  
 Oregon Hikes & Adventures
Oregon's premiere birdwatching site, this40-mile-long refuge stretches from the foot of Steens Mountain along the marshy banks of the Donner Und Blitzen River to a pair of vast desert lakes.
Highest point in northwest Oregon, this saddle-shaped peak commands a panorama from the ocean to the truncated cone of Mt. St.
Oregon's most difficult three-day run, the Illinois River churns through 156 rated rapids as it cuts across the vast canyonlands of the remote Kalmiopsis Wilderness.
www.oregonhiking.com /#NorthwestOregon--HikingTrails   (11220 words)

  
 Oregon
Oregon was admitted as the 33rd state in 1859.
Oregon is a state of great natural beauty with places such as Crater Lake National Park and the Columbia River Gorge.
The state flower is the Oregon grape, and the capital is Salem.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/or   (128 words)

  
 Ashland, Oregon Prehistory @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
It is the home of Southern Oregon University and the nationally renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
In December of 1887, Portland, Oregon and San Francisco were joined by rail at Ashland.
The town's five largest employers are (in order) Southern Oregon University, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland Public Schools, Ashland Community Hospital and the City of Ashland.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Ashland,_Oregon   (946 words)

  
 Oregon
As humid Pacific air travels eastward across Oregon, it is forced upwards by the Cascade Mountains, and releases its watery payload as the heavy precipitation for which Oregon is famous.
The history of the Oregon Trail infuses this region, and is documented in numerous museums.
Oregon's outdoor activities are complemented by the cultural richness of the Portland Metropolitan Area, a colorful, cosmopolitan, high-tech region which hosts half the state's population.
www.ohwy.com /or/homepage.htm   (292 words)

  
 Oregon The Beaver State Capital Salem
The Beaver State: Oregon is called "The Beaver State" because of the association of beavers with the early history of the state and because of the admirable qualities of intelligence, industry, and ingenuity that are associated with this animal.
The Hard-case State: or "The Land of Hard Cases" was a nickname that was given to Oregon because of the hardships encountered by early settlers in the area.
At the time Oregon joined the Union, in 1859, it was the most westerly of all the states.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/or_intro.htm   (828 words)

  
 OREGON'S ATTRACTIONS
Oregon offers scenic diversity with it's forests, rivers, beaches, mountains and waterfalls.
If you're planning to visit Oregon you might want to see some waterfalls at Silver Falls State Park, take a scenic drive to Mt.
Central Oregon offers scenic mountains in the high desert, Smith Rock, as well as the Metolius River.
www.fortunecity.com /meltingpot/lawrence/89   (703 words)

  
 Trips We Love - Scenic Byways, Tours & Roadtrips! - Travel Oregon
Oregon has more designated scenic byways and tour routes than any other state and we'd like to to check out the following 2-day, 3-day or 4-day suggested itineraries for road trips, day trips getaway and tours in Oregon.
August and September are great months to ride along Oregon’s hundreds of miles of mountain biking trails, from sky-high mountainside switch backs to moderate single tracks through heavily forested foothills.
This time of year, Oregon is full of vibrant farmers’ markets and country roads that are dotted with farm stands selling everything from just-picked strawberries to fresh berry jams to perfectly baked cherry pies.
www.traveloregon.com /Experiences/Trips-We-Love.aspx   (2114 words)

  
 Oregon State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
The flag of Oregon is the only state flag with different pictures on each side.
Finally the flag is emblazoned with the words "State of Oregon" above the picture and the date of statehood "1859" below.
Topography: Image Rugged coast range; fertile Willamette River Valley to east and south; Cascade Mountain range of volcanic peaks east of the valley; plateau east of Cascades, in remaining two-thirds of the state.
www.50states.com /oregon.htm   (358 words)

  
 The Oregon Quarter - The United States Mint
The State of Oregon is honored with the third quarter to be released in 2005, and the 33rd in the United States Mint’s 50 State Quarters® Program.
On February 14, 1859, Oregon became the 33rd state to be admitted into the Union.
At 1,949 feet, it is the deepest lake in the United States and the seventh deepest in the world, and has a record clarity depth of 134 feet.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=OR   (317 words)

  
 Oregon Apartments
Visitors and residents alike are awed by the beauty of this land, which is peppered with notable manmade attractions (such as the picturesque lighthouses up the coast) and spectacular sites nature created (including snow-capped mountains, rolling sand dunes, rushing waterfalls and dramatic stalactites).
Oregon's economy is made up of many varied components.
It may be most famous for its $3 billion lumber industry (and its subsequent wood products and paper industries), thanks to half of the state's land being made up of forests.
www.rent.com /rentals/oregon   (655 words)

  
 Oregon -- Sources [ ALSO! -- U.S. Law ]
NOTE—Rules of evidence for Oregon state courts are compiled in the Oregon Evidence Code, which is chapter 40 of the Oregon Revised Statutes, and in chapters 41-through-45.
Oregon circuit courts are also governed by uniform trial court rules and supplementary local rules (both are linked above) as well as the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure.
Oregon counties are organized into 27 judicial districts with circuit courts.
www.lawsource.com /also/usa.cgi?or   (978 words)

  
 Welcome to Oregon
From the rugged Oregon seacoast, the high mountain passes of the Oregon Cascades, the lush greenery and magnificent waterfalls, to the lava and Ponderosa pines of the high desert, Oregon's natural beauty has been preserved for all to experience and enjoy.
Hike along an Oregon beach in the early morning and watch for whales.
There are also 39 wilderness areas, 14 national forests and Crater Lake, Oregon's national park, for residents and visitors alike to enjoy.
www.el.com /to/oregon   (536 words)

  
 Oregon Forums - Topix
Oregon governor lives on food stamps to spotlig...
Oregon suicide law could be model for rest of n...
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www.topix.net /forum/state/or   (487 words)

  
 Oregon hotels - reservations, vacation travel, lodgings and accommodation
Oregon: Southern Oregon is widely seen by the Hollywood set as the perfect getaway and offers visitors a well balanced mixture of historical, natural and cultural wonders.
The fact that Oregon inspired the largest voluntary land migration in recorded history is not without good reason.
Oregons coastline comprises 400 miles of beaches and dunes which are all open to the public.
www.all-hotels.com /oregon-hotels.htm   (714 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Oregon: Music: Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
But it is one of their best, nonetheless, and my speculation as to why is that it marked a fresh start for the group, and a fresh sound.
Oregon was their first recording for ECM and seemed to mark yet another direction in their style.
I believe this was their first time including synthesizers in their music and it is done in much the same way that Ralph Towner used them on his excellent Blue Sun, as a means of supporting and expanding the music, in essence "updating" their music.
www.amazon.com /Oregon/dp/B0000262UD   (1456 words)

  
 Librarian bares possible voter registration dodge - September 21, 2004
America Votes is a non-partisan political organization formed in July 2003 to increase voter registration, education and participation in electoral politics.
Rich Rohde of Oregon Action’s Medford office said his office has trained 30 to 40 people who have registered hundreds of residents in Medford.
Oregon Action is a partner with the original America Votes.
www.mailtribune.com /archive/2004/0921/local/stories/02local.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: oregon
Oregon Apartments - Rent.com Rent.com is a free, easy service.
Oregon Vacation Bend Vacation Rentals has many homes and townhouses available for your central Oregon vacation.
Oregon Vacations Compare prices, read user reviews of hotels and search for travel deals to Oregon.
www.technorati.com /tag/oregon   (504 words)

  
 Oregon: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Oregon has a $3.3 billion lumber and wood products industry, and an $859 million paper and allied manufacturing industry.
University of Oregon - Oregon, University of Oregon, University of, mainly at Eugene; state supported; coeducational;...
Oregon land-use regulation and ballot measure 37: Newton's third law at work.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108262.html   (453 words)

  
 Fire Department - Oregon, Ohio
The city of Oregon is a growing community and is the second largest City in Lucas County with approximately 20,000
The Oregon Fire Department was organized in 1937 and has been growing ever since.
The camera also allows the user to quickly locate the area of the fire that may be between walls, which leads to early extinguishment and deters spread of the fire.
www.ci.oregon.oh.us /ctydpt/fire/fire.htm   (352 words)

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