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Thumbnail for - Will Portland’s Historic Houses Survive the Wrecking Ball?
Apr 7, 2015
When one venerable house faced demolition, neighbors banded together to save it. But in a booming city, no one can save them all.
Thumbnail for - Death & Taxis: A Look Back At Portland's Storied Cab History
Apr 2, 2015
It's inescapable—Uber is coming to Portland. We explore the backstory of the city's relationship with paid drivers across the decades.
Thumbnail for - Local Journalist Reveals the Scandalous History Behind a Major Board Game
Apr 2, 2015
Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game
Thumbnail for - The Story of Washington High School's Boom, Bust, and Rebirth as Revolution Hall
Apr 2, 2015
How the long-closed Southeast Portland high school became an ambitious new concert venue.
Thumbnail for - How Women Came to Run this State
Mar 26, 2015
A brief history of feminism and political power in Oregon
Thumbnail for -  A Feminist History of Oregon, from Abigail Scott Duniway to 'Bitch'
Mar 2, 2015
Oregon's legacy is rooted in women shipyard workers, suffragettes, sci-fi authors, legal abortion, and kick-ass senators. Get inspired!
Thumbnail for - The Historian Behind Many of Oregon's Place Names
Jan 5, 2015
Point to anything on our state's map. There’s a good chance Chet Orloff helped name it.
Thumbnail for - Ghost in the Machine
Jan 5, 2015
Design firm KeeganMeegan & Co. operate 19th-century letterpress machines for the 21st-century print revival.
Thumbnail for - 100 Years Ago This Month, Oregon Made the Worst Decision Ever
Dec 1, 2014
On most issues, we're proud of our local stance as early adopters. When it comes to Prohibition? Not so much.
Thumbnail for - Oregon's Vietnam Naysayer
Aug 1, 2014
As the US marched to war, Republican-turned-Democrat Oregon senator Wayne Morse said no.
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