Jason Pierce

Jason Pierce is Associate Professor of History at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. A specialist in American environmental history, Native American history, and the history of the American West, Dr. Pierce completed his B.A. at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, his M.A. at Portland State University, and his Ph.D at the University of Arkansas.

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  • Hood River (city)

    Situated in the Columbia River Gorge about sixty miles east of Portland, the City of Hood River occupies a transition zone between temperate, wet western Oregon and the dry, high plateau of eastern Oregon. The city, which had a population of about 8,313 people in 2020, shares its name …

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