Remember, the Arctic didn't have any ice. And the Northwest Passage was wide open. They were raising grapes in Scotland for God sakes, had a huge winery. Iceland was a farming community. As some of the glaciers retreated they found villages that were covered with ice.
— Don Young

I don't think I would live outside of the northwest. I think the quality of life in Portland is really good. People move from intense, high-powered jobs, and move to Portland, work half as much and live twice as good.
Carrie Brownstein northwest quote

House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment.
— Nancy L. Johnson

It has to be because unemployment problems in northwest Indiana are similar to those in southeast Chicago.
— Richard M. Daley

In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration.
— northwest quotation by John L. Phillips