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Thumbnail for - Looking Back on 40 Years of Portland Pride
May 26, 2015
As the Portland Pride Festival turns 40, we look back on four decades of courage, progress, and raucous good times.
Thumbnail for - Goonies Never Say Die! Sean Astin Looks Back on 30 Years of the Truffle Shuffle
May 26, 2015
Newsflash: 1985 was THREE DECADES AGO. Take in this shocking fact during a trip down memory lane.
Thumbnail for - Dive Into Portland's Swimsuit History
May 26, 2015
Portland's Jantzen pioneered the swimsuit. A century later, we're still making a splash.
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.
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