The school Vernonia (and Oregon) built with a clear vision

There were some quite rational people who openly wondered why Vernonia wouldn’t call it quits and just leave the sodden place in ruin. It had happened before, in 1996, but never this badly, in 2007: The Nehalem River, pushed by torrential rains 14 vertical feet above its banks, ate the tiny timber town by inundating … Read more