History

The Story Behind Kam Wah Chung

The Kam Wah Chung Heritage Site in John Day offers a look Oregon's Chinese population in the 1800s.

5 years ago

Unraveling the Mystery of Vernor Martin Sackett

A gallery of images capturing the early days of university life, circa 1920.

5 years ago

Steens Wild Horses

It was February 2010, and absolutely spitting snow and rain—typical for southeastern Oregon. My husband, Farrel, and I had driven…

5 years ago

The History of Influential Women in Oregon

From women’s rights activists to boundary-breaking athletes, Oregon has no shortage of powerful and strong women.

6 years ago

Buzz Martin: The Singing Logger

With a gravelly voice telling tales of whistle-punks and hooktenders, cork boots and mollies, Buzz Martin's songs describe felling Oregon…

6 years ago

Road Trips for the History Lover

In Oregon, history and adventure are one in the same.

6 years ago

For the Ladies

March brings festivals, conferences and other events celebrating Oregon women. 

6 years ago

How Portland Became Known as the City of Roses

Today, the symbol of the rose is pervasive throughout the metro area. Portland's association with this non-native flower is one…

6 years ago

3 Historic and Scenic Railroads

As train use for shipping goods has waned, organizations around the country have converted historic trains and railroads into sources…

6 years ago