Tag Archives: Oregon

CAMP ABBOT, THEN and NOW

Part 2 Camp Abbot’s Officers’ Club, now known as Sunriver’s Great Hall, was a major training exercise and accomplishment that remains a distinguished landmark after more than 70 years. Work began October 1, 1943, and took six months to complete. … Continue reading

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BEFORE and AFTER, SUMMER and WINTER

Below normal single digit temperatures during December 2016 and January 2017 resulted in above normal snowfall in Central Oregon’s high desert at 4,000 feet.        

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HAPPY 157th BIRTHDAY, OREGON!

On February 14, 1859, Oregon was admitted to the Union as the 33rd state. The name “Oregon,” pronounced Or-eh-gun, is thought to be derived from one of two Indian words: either “oragan” from the Sautee tribe of Chippewa, meaning “casket” … Continue reading

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