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Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers

Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

1859: Year Oregon became the country's 33rd state, on Feb. 14.

1973: Year Oregon became the first state to decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana, according to The Oregonian.

1997: Year Oregon legislators named milk the official state beverage, according to KCBY.

$0: How much it costs to visit the Oregon Historical Society's new exhibit, "Experience Oregon," on Friday and through the weekend. The exhibit is a candid look at the state's 160-year history and the region before statehood, according to The Oregonian.

5: Number of times suffrage for women appeared on the ballot before Oregon voters approved it in 1912, according to U.S. News and World Report.

2,678: Number of miles legislators traveled on their "Student Success" tour last year, according to an op-ed in The Oregonian by Rep. Barbara Smith Warner, D-Portland, and Sen. Arnie Roblan, D-Coos Bay.

55: Number of schools and early learning sites they visited.

2.89 million: Nights people camped at one of the 57 Oregon state campgrounds last year, according to The Statesman-Journal.

181: Number of state parks, recreational sites and historical parks in Oregon.

24: Percentage by which the number of overnight stays has grown in the past 10 years.