On this day, November 29, 1928, Paul Simon (d.2003), later Senator of Illinois, was born in Eugene.
Also on this day, November 29, 2012, Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, a 39-year-old Canadian citizen and environmental radical, turned herself in to the FBI at border in Blaine, Washington. She was part of a cell in Eugene, Oregon, known as the Family, and was sought for setting fires at a Vail ski resort and a lumber mill in Medford, Oregon.
You need to know this stuff.
The Northwest Observer loves history. In addition to providing civics education and breaking news, we pride ourselves on providing interesting articles on the history of the region -- especially how it impacts the legal and political situation today. Indeed, history provides the context needed to properly understand the news we provide.
You can browse through a chronological presentation
of history articles, or look them up by topic interest, here.
A History of Minimum Wage in Oregon
Land Use Laws
Oregon's Beach Use Laws
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