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Reading of Holiday Musical Most Miserable Christmas Tree , Featuring Jimmy Smagula and Sandra Valls, Held Today

"As a decorated Christmas tree, Douglas Fir enjoys the adoration that comes with the job – until the 13th Day of Christmas, when he is thrown out and left in a pile of trash!" press notes state.

25 Oct 2014, 11:12 pm | click here to view more

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California Redwood Co., a subsidiary of Green Diamond Resource Co., has put its Korbel sawmill up for sale.

22 Nov 2014, 10:38 pm | click here to view more

E pluribus unum from the Douglas fir

A long-dead Douglas fir tree stands close Lytle Point at Black Canyon looking over living trees descending into the canyon.

21 Nov 2014, 3:26 am | click here to view more

East Contra Costa Datelines: Boy Scout Tree Lot

Boy Scout Tree Lot: Oakley Boy Scout Troop 152 will be selling fresh-clip Noble and Douglas fir trees and a selection of Grand Firs at its Christmas tree lot beginning Nov. 28 in the parking lot behind Scheer Home Systems, 3460 Main St., Oakley.

21 Nov 2014, 2:09 am | click here to view more

Douglas fir 'murder' in Saanich a mystery

Gordon Munroe stands beneath a mature Douglas fir that was poisoned sometime this year on his Elliston Avenue property. Munroe and his wife had enjoyed the tree since they moved into their home in 1964.

20 Nov 2014, 7:20 pm | click here to view more

Straw bale cottage rises in South Berkeley

The three little pigs got it wrong, says Craig Alderson, who chose straw over bricks for the cottage he's building in his south Berkeley backyard. The walls of the 438-square-foot dwelling are made of straw tied tightly into bales and stuffed and stamped to fit between Douglas fir posts and beams that frame what will become a four-room home.

20 Nov 2014, 3:24 pm | click here to view more

High winds slam into region for three days

Maple Valley and Covington were buffeted by sustained winds in the 30 mph range with gusts reaching more than 40 mph

20 Nov 2014, 2:02 pm | click here to view more

Pioneer Courthouse Square sprouts Christmas tree

A parade led Friday’s arrival of the 75-foot Douglas fir Christmas tree that will light up Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square this holiday season. This was the 12th year that Stimson Lumber Co. donated the square’s tree. A parade from Portland State University led the tree to its spot in the ...

16 Nov 2014, 4:22 am | click here to view more

Christmas Tree Moves Into Pioneer Courthouse Square For The Holidays

Detour: Tree ahead. A massive Douglas fir has been transported from Gaston, Oregon to Pioneer Courthouse Square, where it will stand through the holidays.

14 Nov 2014, 4:14 pm | click here to view more

Falling tree near Oregon City injures man sitting at desk

PORTLAND — A Douglas fir tree fell on a home office Wednesday south of Oregon City, and a man who had been sitting at his desk was flown to an emergency room.

12 Nov 2014, 12:20 pm | click here to view more