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Mona Shores graduate hopes to become America's Homecoming Queen

The recent Mona Shores High School graduate was a three-sport athlete and even played football when she was younger.


Related Topix: Michigan, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Science Daily

Precipitation, not warming temperatures, may be key in bird adaptation to climate change

A new model analyzing how birds in western North America will respond to climate change suggests that for most species, regional warming is not as likely to influence population trends as will precipitation changes.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Entomology, Science

Murfreesboro Post

Dr. Frank Oren Thetford

Dr. Frank Oren Thetford, Jr., age 74 of Christina TN died Friday July 11, 2014, after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Monteagle, TN, Christiana, TN, New Mexico State University, Dakota State University, North Dakota State University

The Western Producer

Value-adding key to success in hazelnuts

Eastern filbert blight is decimating hazelnut orchards on both sides of the Canadian-U.S. border, dramatically lowering yields and leaving producers with few control options.


Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

The La Grande Observer

Sarman will focus on accessibility as student president

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.


American Thinker

Hot Times in the City?

Climate Central has an interactive feature at the Huffington Post allowing Americans to determine "How Hot Will Summer Be In Your City In 2100?" Summer high temperatures were calculated for 1,001 U.S. cities with 1986-2005 data from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Weather, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Paul Risser dies; 13th president of OSU

Oregon State University says Paul Risser, who served as the school's 13th president from 1996 to 2002, has died at age 74. Current university President Ed Ray said in a statement that Risser led the school during a time of transition, helping to re-energize the athletics program, increase enrollment and guide OSU through "difficult financial ... (more)


Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Union Democrat

Resident artist unveils show

As part of the Tuolumne County Arts Alliance's 44th birthday party from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, artist-in-residence Sarah Anne Graham will open a new show, "Paper, Print and Painting," at the George Post Community Gallery.


Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Painting, Arts, Sonora, CA, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Camas-Washougal Post-Record

School notes for July 8, 2014

Kelsey Kuhta of Camas has been accepted into the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Summer Seminar.


Related Topix: Camas, WA, Theater, Arts, Southern Oregon University

By the Horns

Trainer Fred Tedeschi No Longer With the Bulls

According to KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls's head athletic trainer, Fred Tedeschi has left the Chicago Bulls to become the head trainer at Oregon State University.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


SAR11, oceans' most abundant organism, has ability to create methane

The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world's major oceans are supersaturated with methane - a powerful greenhouse gas that is roughly 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide - yet little is known about the source of this methane.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Storm King Fire: Fatal in four hours

Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 07:19PM Deadly in minutes: 14 firefighters - including 9 Prineville Hotshots - could not escape when a change in weather turned a modest Colorado wildfire into a fast-moving inferno Twenty years ago an elite group of firefighters from Prineville went to Colorado to fight just one of many ... (more)


Related Topix: Fire, Prineville, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Burns, OR

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Medford fire shut down quickly

Investigators suspect the fire that destroyed a vacant Oregon State University experiment station in southwest Medford late Wednesday morning was human caused.


Related Topix: Medford, OR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Clean tech future: How the city of Gresham may revolutionize data center cooling

Editor's note: Sustainable Business Oregon was recently integrated with the Portland Business Journal website to reflect a changing business landscape.


Lake County Examiner Online

Daly Fund trustees name recipients

Trustees of the Bernard Daly Educational Fund held their annual meeting in Lakeview on Saturday, June 28, announcing this year's scholarship recipients through the Daly fund as well as the Amy Heryford Ousley and James Heryford Ousley Educational Fund.Recipients included 20 graduates of the 2014 graduating class, with five from North Lake School, ... (more)


Related Topix: Lakeview, OR, Paisley, OR, Oregon Health & Science University, Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology

Business Journal

Honeybees continue to face tough times in Oregon

So reports Oregon State University, which said more than one in five commercial honeybee hives didn't make it.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Science Daily

'Molecular movies' will enable extraordinary gains in bioimaging, health research

An imaging technology more powerful than anything that has existed before, and is fast enough to observe life processes as they actually happen at the molecular level, has been created by scientists.


Related Topix: Biology, Chemistry

Medical Daily

New Green Fluorescent Protein Imaging Technology Helps Make Movies Of Super-Fast Molecular Activity

Worldwide people love to watch movies. A good film can be both transporting and intimate, helping you to understand the intricate motivations of other people or revealing aspects of life you previously overlooked.


Mon Jun 30, 2014

'The Nude Beach Notebook': Sauvie Island as a place of solace and inspiration

Located about 10 miles northwest of Portland, Sauvie Island is one of the largest river islands in the U.S. and is dotted with u-pick farms and a wildlife refuge.


The Macon Telegraph

Oregon loses 1 in 5 bee colonies over the winter

The school's experts say that if that kind of winter mortality continues, some professional beekeepers may not be able to stay in business.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Apiculture