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Thumbnail for - The Historian Behind Many of Oregon's Place Names
Jan 5, 2015
LOCAL LORE
Point to anything on our state's map. There’s a good chance Chet Orloff helped name it.
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Jan 5, 2015
BIG PICTURE
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
HISTORY
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
HISTORY
As the US marched to war, Republican-turned-Democrat Oregon senator Wayne Morse said no.
Thumbnail for - How Ken Kesey's Iconic Merry Pranksters Reinvented the American Counterculture Road Trip
Jul 1, 2014
HISTORY
Fifty years ago, Oregon's iconic novelist launched American counterculture on a long, strange trip.
Thumbnail for - Pittock Mansion Turns 100
Jun 23, 2014
JUST BECAUSE
In honor of the Pittock Mansion's centennial anniversary on July 13, we take a tour through the estate's storied past.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Pittock Mansion Turns 100
Jun 23, 2014
In honor of Pittock Mansion's centennial, we take a tour through the estate's history.
Thumbnail for - The Great Tsunami of 1964
Jun 16, 2014
HISTORY
The 50th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place on June 21, commemorating one of Oregon's worst natural disasters.
Thumbnail for - Mount St. Helens: The Deep History
Jun 2, 2014
HISTORY
From the birth of the beast to its explosion in 1980 through its 21st-century rumblings, we offer a look back at the mountain's major moments.
Thumbnail for - The Lost Album of Okinawa
Jun 2, 2014
HISTORY
In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.
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