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Growing strawberries is deliciously easy here - OregonLive.com

Tue, 03/30/2010 - 00:00

Growing strawberries is deliciously easy here
OregonLive.com
There are three good reasons to grow strawberries: shortcake, pie and jam. And if that's not enough for you, the experts say Oregon's climate is perfect for growing the very best berries. Bernadine Strik, Oregon State University Extension berry crops ...

Helmet Law for All Skateboarders - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 03/26/2010 - 12:33

Helmet Law for All Skateboarders
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
It's been a law in Oregon since enacted in 1994 - if you are under 16 you must wear a helmet when riding a bike. The law was expanded in 2004 to include skateboards, scooters and in-line skates. The fine for not wearing a helmet is $25. That is weak ...

Hillsboro man charged in May-October rape case - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 03/05/2010 - 00:00

Hillsboro man charged in May-October rape case
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
A 58-year-old Gresham woman testified in Washington County Circuit Court Wednesday that she awoke to being raped by a 23-year-old Hillsboro man as she tried to sleep at her son's apartment after a night on the town in November of 2008. Charged with ...

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Oregon Zoo's 'Canned Doo' a boon for local gardens - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 11:34

Oregon Zoo's 'Canned Doo' a boon for local gardens
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
PORTLAND - In an effort to keep community gardens from withering due to low budgets and a slow economy, the Oregon Zoo is offering something that's sure to stimulate growth: free poop. Zoo herbivores produce more than a million pounds of waste per ...

Pump's closing drives natural gas car phaseout - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Tue, 01/12/2010 - 11:30

Pump's closing drives natural gas car phaseout
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
The City of Hillsboro's fleet of 17 compressed natural gas-fueled vehicles will soon be obsolete. The cars, which have reliably carried city workers on local trips since 2001, are losing their fuel source. Bretthauer Oil, at 453 SW Washington St., has ...

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Taste: From their bog to your Thanksgiving dinner - OregonLive.com

Sat, 11/21/2009 - 10:17

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Taste: From their bog to your Thanksgiving dinner
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Oregon cranberries also have a longer growing season than East Coast cranberries, making them larger, darker and riper when harvested. Oh -- and if you bite into a cranberry and the seeds are brown, it's ripe. Q: What does a good cranberry taste like?

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Taste: From their bog to your Thanksgiving dinner - OregonLive.com

Sat, 11/21/2009 - 10:17

Taste: From their bog to your Thanksgiving dinner
OregonLive.com
Oregon cranberries also have a longer growing season than East Coast cranberries, making them larger, darker and riper when harvested. Oh -- and if you bite into a cranberry and the seeds are brown, it's ripe. Q: What does a good cranberry taste like?

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Hillsboro Elks in gear for Christmas basket program - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Tue, 10/27/2009 - 11:23

Hillsboro Elks in gear for Christmas basket program
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
The Hillsboro Elks' Christmas basket program is under way. The lodge will need drivers on Saturday, Dec. 19, to help deliver food and toys to needy families in Hillsboro. The deliveries will begin at 8 a.m. For more, call Cathy Swanson, chair for the ...

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Coquille Tribe harvesting organic cranberries - OregonLive.com

Wed, 10/14/2009 - 09:38

Coquille Tribe harvesting organic cranberries
OregonLive.com
Related Stories. Oregon cranberries: A 360-degree look at the industry (interactive graphics, photos & video). 'Top Chef' Season 12: Was a Portland chef's goose cooked in a Thanksgiving challenge?

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Murder victim found in river at Cornelius park - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Tue, 10/13/2009 - 12:26

Murder victim found in river at Cornelius park
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
The body of a Hillsboro man apparently beaten and stabbed to death during a robbery earlier this month was found Friday night in a section of the Tualatin River that flows through a Cornelius park, leading to murder charges for two other Hillsboro ...

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Oil seed for bio-fuels gives Oregon farmers a lift - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/28/2009 - 18:55

Oil seed for bio-fuels gives Oregon farmers a lift
OregonLive.com
Doug Beghtel/The OregonianOregon canola sales have soared from $286,000 in 2006 to $1,176,000 last year. Kent Madison raises canola seed on his Eastern Oregon farm near Echo. Behind him is a truckload of the high-protein canola feed left over after ...

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Combine Destruction Derby, BBQ, parade this weekend in Banks - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/14/2009 - 11:26

Combine Destruction Derby, BBQ, parade this weekend in Banks
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
One of Washington County's most smashing good times is slated for this weekend, with the Banks Barbecue and Combine Destruction Derby at Sunset Park. The 10th annual Combine Destruction Derby is slated for 5 p.m. Sunday, with a car blow up to follow.

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Oregon Senate passes sex-education bill - OregonLive.com

Tue, 05/19/2009 - 00:16

Oregon Senate passes sex-education bill
OregonLive.com
A bill clarifying requirements for sex education in Oregon's public school won final passage in the Senate today with little debate. House Bill 2509 passed along party lines by a vote of 20-9 with all opposition from Republicans. The bill requires all ...

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Convict loses ruling in UP slaying A court rejects Deniz Aydiner's claim that ... - OregonLive.com

Thu, 05/14/2009 - 00:17

Convict loses ruling in UP slaying A court rejects Deniz Aydiner's claim that ...
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The Oregon Court of Appeals rejected a Turkish man's claim that Portland police violated an extradition treaty by using "trickery and deceit" to get him to return to Portland where he was charged in the death of a University of Portland student. Deniz ...

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Bend loses Cessna plant Citing the recession and public anger, the small ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/29/2009 - 21:46

Bend loses Cessna plant Citing the recession and public anger, the small ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Few could have predicted that fury at Detroit executives for riding private jets would buffet central Oregon's free-falling economy months later. But the improbable fallout appeared Wednesday as Cessna Aircraft Co. -- whose sales have plummeted because ...

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Ex-pro wrestler dies in Vancouver - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/29/2009 - 21:46

Ex-pro wrestler dies in Vancouver
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Champion - Paul R. Perschmann, 56, was known as "Playboy Buddy Rose" Paul R. Perschmann, a professional wrestler better known as "Playboy Buddy Rose," died Tuesday in his Vancouver home, the Clark County medical examiner's office announced.

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Mexican farm expert lobbies for NAFTA change - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/15/2009 - 18:28

Mexican farm expert lobbies for NAFTA change
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Oaxaca, Mexico-based agriculture expert Baldemar Mendoza Jimenez works with rural communities that abide by a traditional form of self-organization, including a system of community service. But this system, Jimenez says, was nearly destroyed by the ...

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Officer awaiting backup is assaulted - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 03/11/2009 - 21:46

Officer awaiting backup is assaulted
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Police - The Northeast Precinct will look at the time it took to respond to the call for backup A Portland police officer was assaulted and knocked to the ground Sunday when she walked up to a man who was standing in the middle of a busy North Portland ...

Portland-area tae kwon do grandmaster pioneered sport in US Tae Hong Choi ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 03/10/2009 - 21:38

Portland-area tae kwon do grandmaster pioneered sport in US Tae Hong Choi ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
For years, Gordon Graaff had been sparring with -- and losing to -- his internationally heralded tae kwon do instructor, Tae Hong Choi. Finally, Graaff thought he was about to topple the master, he recalled, thinking back to the episode some 20 years ago.

Sunwest Management investors want judge disqualified in securities fraud case - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 03/10/2009 - 03:49

Sunwest Management investors want judge disqualified in securities fraud case
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The legal brawl over Sunwest Management took a surprising turn Monday when lawyers for Sunwest's lenders challenged the objectivity of U.S. District Judge Michael Hogan and demanded that he disqualify himself. Hogan is hearing the U.S. Securities and ...

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