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Hanging on in Hells Canyon

July 9, 2012
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Hanging on in Hells Canyon

“We can’t make sweeping decisions anymore without taking into account their effects on local conservationists”‘ Gehrke says. The Wilderness Society works at the national and regional levels to bring about environmental policy changes and forms partnerships with grassroots groups Eke the Hells Canyon Preservation Council, the Idaho Conservation League, and the BoulderWhite Clouds Council...

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The Whitmans Journey and Museum Info

July 5, 2012
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Narcissa was born in NY in the early 1800s. In 1836 she and her missionary husband left for the Pacific Northwest, then “unsettled” but for fur traders, to establish a mission among the Cayuse. Unlike some of the earlier Europeans colonizing coastal North America, the ABCFM never paid the Cayuse for the land on...

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Indians Along the Oregon Trail

July 5, 2012
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This work is an encyclopedic, short-entry reference book with some feature-length historical essays, identifying tribes of the Oregon Trail states. In addition, the author’s intent is to bridge information gaps in earlier encyclopedic reference works, update to the most current year possible Bureau of Indian Affairs data, update obsolete locale designators, and insert references...

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Saving the Salmon in the Basin

June 11, 2012
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Saving the Salmon in the Basin

Although recovery of threatened and endangered salmon species ultimately will include a wide range of actions, four major thrusts are at the center of current discussions. First, the Power Council and associated state and federal agencies are working to improve the fish habitat for returning salmon. Second, these groups, as well as private dam...

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Treating Narcolepsy in Richland

May 6, 2012
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Treating Narcolepsy in Richland

Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that can begin at any time from early age to mid-life and continues throughout life. Predisposition to it seems to be hereditary. It is believed to affect approximately 1 out of 1000 people of both sexes and all races. It is not degenerative; people with narcolepsy can expect...

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Realizing Community Asset Mapping

April 19, 2012
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HUD’s software also allows architects and planners to prepare long-term visions for the redevelopment of their regions. Previously, the agency unwittingly encouraged a fragmented approach to urban design by soliciting separate housing, social services, and transportation plans from the local governments that requested federal funding. With the electronic software package, all types of services,...

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Mapping Out Community Resources

March 9, 2012
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Mapping Out Community Resources

There’s a world of valuable resources waiting just outside your school door–local people, places, and things that can bring real life into your classroom and your curriculum. INSTRUCTOR asked teachers from across the country to tell us about their most useful community resources. Here are a few of their favorites, plus tips for finding...

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Reactor Museum Association Commemorative Sculpture Project

February 26, 2012
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Reactor Museum Association Commemorative Sculpture Project

Archived from prior webpage: One half century ago humankind entered the atomic age and the Hanford Engineering Works in Washington State, now the Hanford Site, played a significant role.  In 1943 Hanford was selected as the location for the world’s first full-sized production reactors.  Of the initial three reactors built, the B- reactor was...

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Following the Nez Perce Trail: A Guide to the Ne-Me-Poo Park

January 4, 2012
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Much has been written about the Nez Perce retreat to Canada, and Chief Joseph has assumed an important position in American mythos; perhaps Wilfong and her publishers sought a fresh approach to the story. But they should have published two books, the road guide and the retreat chronicles. The 1,500 mile trail winds through...

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