Measuring Progress Since 1924

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138 Blog Posts Since June, 2011

11/12/15: We have moved

04/30/14: Purpose of ALTA survey

02/20/14: For Average Joes, Fighting FEMA Flood Maps

01/28/14: Cows explode barn!

04/08/13: National Flood Insurance Program Elevation Certificate

03/11/13: 2013 National Surveyors Week

01/31/13: 2013 Conference

07/06/12: Characteristics of contours

07/02/12: boundary

06/30/12: Let them eat cake

06/26/12: PLSS

06/21/12: Geodesy

06/18/12: Albert Einstien

06/14/12: Methods of locating contours

06/11/12: Newton and surveying

06/07/12: Longitude

06/04/12: Original lines

05/30/12: Latitude

05/24/12: Save Our Atmosphere

05/24/12: Oregon October 2011 exam results

05/21/12: April 2011 Oregon exam results

05/20/12: Key points for contours

05/16/12: Thirty States

05/14/12: Washington October 2011 exam results

05/11/12: Polaris

05/08/12: Learn the language of surveying

05/04/12: John Wayne a surveyor?

05/01/12: Survey Ninja – 100 blogs

04/30/12: State of Oregon V Corvallis Sand and Gravel

04/26/12: Daniel Boone – surveyor

04/23/12: Plato and surveying

04/20/12: Genius Grant

04/20/12: Lambert Projection Maps

04/19/12: Mercator Projection maps

04/19/12: Conflicting boundary lines

04/17/12: Mae West and surveying

04/14/12: Learn surveying in two minutes

04/13/12: Save the Polar Bears!

04/12/12: Burt's solar compass

04/11/12: ORS Chapters for surveyors

04/11/12: Thomas Jefferson's Birthday

04/07/12: Fortune cookies

04/05/12: High stakes gambling with surveyors

04/02/12: Contact Form

04/02/12: We shall survey on the beaches

03/29/12: How to avoid spening money

03/26/12: GET A SURVEY DAY

03/22/12: Pants

03/17/12: Jedi Planner V Survey Ninja

03/08/12: National Surveyors Week 2012

02/29/12: Willamette Stone

02/16/12: Practice of land surveying

02/11/12: Practice of land surveying

02/08/12: Gunter's chain

02/04/12: Public land survey corner

01/30/12: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

01/26/12: Monument

01/24/12: Quick survey facts

01/22/12: Requirements of a property description

01/20/12: The Domesday Book

01/18/12: Bugs Bunny V Survey Ninja

01/14/12: 1966

01/12/12: Kung Fu Panda V Survey Ninja

01/10/12: RCW 18.43.020.9

01/07/12: 1935

01/05/12: Spider-man V Survey Ninja

01/04/12: World hypnotism Day

01/03/12: Surveyor

12/31/11: When surveyors are retained

12/30/11: What is Planning?

12/29/11: 1977

12/23/11: Adverse possession

12/22/11: YES THEY CAN

12/19/11: 1978

12/17/11: Wright Brothers Day

12/14/11: Batman V Survey Ninja

12/13/11: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

12/12/11: Removal of fence built on another's land

12/11/11: Old legal descriptions

12/10/11: Floyd Light Apartments

12/08/11: Lincoln at Gettysburg

12/06/11: Survey monuments

12/05/11: 1986

12/02/11: Beating the bounds

11/29/11: Washington April 2011 exam results

11/28/11: Snipping off your pinky

11/25/11: 1967

11/23/11: Encroachments

11/23/11: New perspective

11/21/11: Jedi Planner

11/17/11: Thanksgiving

11/16/11: It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is …… getting an elevation certificate for flodd insurance?

11/15/11: 1924

11/15/11: 1964

11/14/11: Kristine

11/14/11: Randy

11/14/11: Brett

11/14/11: Survey Ninja

11/11/11: Brad

11/08/11: Mending Wall

11/03/11: New to Fence building?

10/31/11: Halloween

10/31/11: We will stake your house, but not your vampire

10/29/11: Scanning Providence

10/28/11: Half vampire, half leech, half surveyor

10/27/11: Famous poet writes poem about surveying

10/25/11: Three famous surveyors and some other dude

10/22/11: The six P's

10/20/11: Lot and Lot of Record

10/18/11: Fortune Cookie

10/17/11: Portland Maps, a Wealth of Information

10/15/11: 2011 ALTA/ACSM standards

10/13/11: The Rockwood Building

10/11/11: WHY US?

10/10/11: Seshat

10/09/11: Leif Erikson Day

10/07/11: Cavalia

10/03/11: Terminus – the god, the point

09/30/11: October 2010 Examination Results

09/27/11: Types of Land Use Planning Procedures

09/22/11: Don't manage your project like Gilligan

09/15/11: Adverse Possession – ORS

09/06/11: Know Your Approvals

09/01/11: Adverse Possession – OCEAN

08/25/11: 5 1/2 reasons to hire WB Wells

08/23/11: W.B. Wells Mascot

08/18/11: Chuck Norris can't tell you where your property corners are

08/12/11: Sherlock Holmes could find your property corners

08/11/11: infill SPACE, THE NEXT GENERATION

08/10/11: How to get a black belt in surveying

08/10/11: infill SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER

08/09/11: Ladies Sasquatch Auxiliary Drill Team

08/06/11: Our BODACIOUSLY TASTY staff

08/04/11: Zombie surveyor spotted in Portland

07/29/11: Do not hire a surveyor who is only an expert measurer

07/27/11: What the ???? Why does a survey cost so much?

07/25/11: ELVIS – be like the king

07/21/11: We love Kelly Allen

Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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