2006 News Archive

NYC wins award. Crews selected for first Oregon/Washington Partnership Award.  Read more


Jackalopes Spotted in Eugene for first game. Students at ODS High School form basketball team, play first game against North Eugene.  Read more


Opportunity for Youth! NYC alumni who are eighteen or younger are invited to submit their NYC story to a national magazine for Teens! Read more


Laurel Valley Educational Farm grows through United Way's Day of Caring  On September 27, 2006, employees of Umqua Bank and Americorps members to contribute more than sixty hours of labor to build a hoop house, remove plants, and make the farm for productive. read a pdf


Training tomorrow's conservationists read more

Northwest Youth Corps crews continue a tradition of conservation work in our national forests as they learn and have fun.

September 1, 2006 -- Forest Magazine, FSEEE


End of YouthWorks Program is Time to Celebrate Youth Accomplishments <!-- P-->

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August 31, 2006


Youth Spend Summer Building Trails at Stub Stewart State Park <!-- P-->

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August 24, 2006


Youth Improve Popular Recreation Area in Time for Labor Day Fun at Whittaker Creek Recreation Area <!-- P-->

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August 18, 2006


Behind the scenes <!-- P-->

A writer and outdoor enthusiast joins a youth crew for trail work on the High Divide Trail east of Oakridge, Oregon. Continuation of the 'Doing it my way' article from August 17. 

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August 18, 2006 -- The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon


Doing it my way <!-- P-->

A writer and outdoor enthusiast joins a youth crew for trail work on the High Divide Trail east of Oakridge, Oregon. Continuation of the 'Blazing their trail' article from August 15. 

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August 17, 2006 -- The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon


Youth from Pacific Northwest Work Together to Improve Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge <!-- P-->

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August 15, 2006


Blazing their trail read more

A writer and outdoor enthusiast joins a youth crew for a day of trail work on the High Divide Trail east of Oakridge, Oregon.

August 15, 2006  -- The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon


August 3 proclaimed Oregon CCC Day! read more

Oregon Civilian Conservation Corps members are honored for their contribution.

July 28, 2006


Local Students Vie for Openings at Outdoor High School <!-- P-->

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July 28, 2006


Hiking, Camping, and Friends; Could This Really be Work? <!-- P-->

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July 27, 2006


Grant Awarded to YouthWorks Program Benefits Lane County <!-- P-->

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July 21, 2006


Grant Awarded to Northwest Youth Corps Benefits Douglas County <!-- P-->

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July 21, 2006


Gold Beach Area Benefits from Pacific Northwest Conservation Crews <!-- P-->

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July 18, 2006


Pacific Cascade Credit Union supports youth read more

Come into any Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union branch during the month of July and purchase an NYC cutout to support Northwest Youth Corps.

July 7, 2006  -- Money Talk PCFCU newsletter, Eugene/Springfield, Oregon


Straight up Ogle Mountain Trail read the article PDF (41KB)

It is a trail to nowhere, steep as a cherry ladder, forgotten and unloved until a week ago, when Northwest Youth Corps crews hacked away the brush and revealed a narrow footpath.

July 6, 2006  -- Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon


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Youth Work to Improve Eastgate Wildlife Area in Cottage Grove <!-- P-->

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June 26, 2006


Youth Combine Frogs, Forests, and New Friends for Summer Fun <!-- P-->

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June 20, 2006


Giving teens the tools to succeed read more

This summer, the ultimate backcountry training opportunity becomes a reality for forty teens enrolled in the Northwest Youth Corps Backcountry Leadership Program (BLP).

June 16, 2006


NYC becomes a reality for more youth read more

NYC tuition assistance scholarships help in-need youth.

June 13, 2006


'Youth Grow' through NYC's Laurel Valley Educational Farm read more

Youth will plant, maintain, and harvest nearly 4,000 pounds of farm produce.

June 8, 2006


Crews travel to projects in new vehicles read more

Making tracks down country roads -- NYC crews will travel to Northwest projects in new buses.

June 8, 2006


Students at this Eugene high school skip class every other week, so why do they graduate early? <!-- P-->

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June 6, 2006


Northwest Youth Corps Encourages Youth to Celebrate National Great Outdoors Month <!-- P-->

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June 2, 2006


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Eugene Nonprofit Begins Largest Safety Initiative in 24 Year History <!-- P-->

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May 23, 2006


Senator Wyden supports funding for healthy forests read more

Funding for Public Lands Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005 would increase conservation corps work project opportunities.

May 2006


Snow on Saddle Mountain read more<!-- P-->

'The wet weekend of April 15-16 brought a late snow fall to the higher elevations... I decided to take a hike... After about a mile, I began looking for snow around every turn in the route, but instead came upon a group of youths rebuilding the trail.'

May 2006 -- Astoria Review, Astoria, Oregon


NYC Board gains new member

Roy Woo joins the Northwest Youth Corps Board of Directors. Mr. Woo has worked for the Oregon Department of Forestry for 32 years.

May 2006


Idaho youth develop life skills while working in Idaho’s national forests read more<!-- P-->

Funding allows Northwest Youth Corps crews to carry out projects in Idaho’s Payette National Forest, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho Panhandle National Forest, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, and Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area.

May 8, 2006 -- Wild Idaho News, Idaho


Cottage Grove Day of Caring, April 28, 2006 read more<!-- P-->

Randi Mackley, NYC Cottage Grove Rural School AmeriCorps member, coordinates 9th annual Day of Caring community volunteer event in Cottage Grove, Oregon.

April 28, 2006, Cottage Grove, Oregon


Popular Junction City, Oregon, pond gets improvements read more<!-- P-->

Soren Anderson, NYC Junction City Rural School AmeriCorps member, is leading an improvement project at Junction City Pond, a popular family fishing pond and recreation site located three miles south of Junction City, Oregon.

April 26, 2006, Junction City, Oregon


Linn County Residents Benefit from Northwest Youth Corps’ Grant <!-- P-->

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April 26, 2006

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