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Understanding Earthquakes It is so hard to understand the differences in the destructive power of earthquakes, because the Richter Scale is a base-10 logarithmic scale that doesn't relate to the ordinary things around us. I guess it's because of the fact that you don't just easily relate it to an...
Gary Swanson | RE/MAX Ideal Brokers, Inc. | 541 441 4410 1400 Reeves Creek, Selma, OR A short minute from beautiful Lake Selmac finds this well-maintained home on 10.5 acres of level, treed, fully-usable land. Reeves Creek runs through 2BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $200,000 Year Built 1...
Is That Dam Sand Really Gone? - Grants Pass, Oregon We surely hope so!  In order to protect and strengthen the wild salmon population, Grants Pass blew up the Savage Rapids Dam on the Rogue River last summer. Giant pumps were installed to replace the Savage Rapids Dam  in supplying water for our ...
Woodpeckers In Southern Oregon Have Evolved My first conclusion was that Woodpeckers in Southern Oregon must be seriously challenged, but I realized that they have evolved to the next level!                               Just this morning, I heard what I thought was the tapping of a water pipe.  ...
Oregon Coal Mines - "Who'da Thunk It?" Oregon Coal Mines once prospered along with our gold mines. We are known for our gold mining history, but few people realize that there's coal in "them thar hills." The southern Oregon coast wasn't much of a gold producing area, but they did discover vast st...
When Can Sellers In A Short Sale Stop Looking Back Over Their Shoulders?           With the possible pitfalls of a short sale, it's no wonder many people aren't even attempting short sales as a way out.  They are just ignoring it all until it happens. If the lender just removes their lien for an ...
Homes For Sale - Rogue River, Oregon I have two lovely custom built Homes For Sale in Rogue River, Oregon. They are both located in Whitestone Estates on Cypress Avenue. The first one is located at:  509 Cypress Avenue, Rogue River, OR   MLS# 52905843, and is priced at $289,000. Elegant Home At T...
If you haven't heard of Google Buzz yet, check out this great post by Katerina and Nestor.Are you Buzzing yet? Do you have your Google Buzz on yet? When I first started to read about Google Buzz the very first thought that came into my mind was:  Where the heck am I going to find the time to add ...
Parks In Grants Pass, Oregon Talk about a "Park-like setting."  We only have 32,000 people in Grants Pass, but we enjoy 16 city Parks, 19 county Parks, and numerous state and federal Parks and forests. Ever wonder how it came to be that one section of the country could be so beautiful?         We...
Is Tiger Out Of The Woods? It's been rough for Tiger Woods, but everyone acts so surprised.    The warning flag  had been up for a long time and he finally just fell into the  trap. While trying to keep his head above water  he just got deeper and deeper into trouble. The gallery certainly looked...

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