Category: History

The Woman Behind The Lens

MAUD DRAPED THE SOFT, dark cloth over her head that blocked out the rest of the world. Her eyes focused on the…

Barbershops and Reminiscent Therapy

The quest for unique barbershop cultures and a cure for nostalgia.

Eight Amazing Oregon Women

From Abigail Scott Duniway, who published a newspaper devoted to women’s rights in 1871, to Barbara Roberts, the first woman…

Acosia Red Elk

Striking and graceful, Acosia Red Elk leads a resurgence of American Indian jingle dress dancing while healing her body and…

Pittock Mansion

Henry Pittock arrived in Oregon via wagon train in 1853 at just 19 years old. In 1860, as payment for…

Celilo First Salmon Feast

As they have for centuries, tribes from the Columbia Basin gather in Celilo, a tiny town on the the Columbia…

State Of Jefferson

The story of how a masquerading journalist, a falsely elected governor, a photo-op roadblock, a staged-for-television protest march of movie…

Independence Day in the City of the Same Name

Discover one of the best spots for taking the pulse of the state’s fourth of July celebratory spirit.

King Arthur

The life of Oregon's amazing chess grandmaster, Arthur Dake.

U.S. 30: The River’s Road

Highway 30 runs from the industrial parks of west Portland to the beautiful coastal community of Astoria.



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