In the 1930s, the city's new address stem brought sense, order, and jobs.
A look at three centuries of Portland's fashion scene and its impact on the world.
In this interview from July 2020, Oregon State professor Joseph Orosco talks about how Black and Latinx/Chicanx movements of the past intersect in the wake o...
“They had pipe bombs, they had zip ties, they brought guns with them. It wasn’t just people caught up in the moment.”
Tom Voigt thinks he knows who was behind the crime of the century.
In the codes and on the calendar, here is just some of the Zynchronicity around Richard Gaikowski, a suspect in the Zodiac killings.
The once-darling vacation spot is practically a ghost town. What happened?
Portland writer Zach Dundas helped produce Death in the West.
Kansas connections (and fast food) fueled the short-lived Portland Fire.
Jarrett Van Meter
Oregon, Whose Oregon?
After nearly a century, is this the year “Oregon, My Oregon” will finally get a rewrite?
Gabriel Granillo and Julia Silverman
Looking back at the infamous 1981 incident.
Not everything in the Rose City has been rosy.
Portland Protest History
Activists dangled from the St. Johns Bridge to put themselves in the way of an Arctic-bound oil drilling support vessel.
“This is a historical truism for pandemics. Pausing, reflecting, obfuscating, lying, or just not being decisive is always a lot worse. Tell the truth, close ...
The Long View
Writer Walidah Imarisha on eight years of talking about the brutal history of race in Oregon.
Where have all the gay bars gone?
The upcoming festival honors Vortex I with music, history, and volunteerism
Spirits Rising: ひろしま/hiroshima showcases objects left behind after U.S. forces bombed the city in 1945.
Who needs Santa when you have a (slightly creepy) 82-year-old bear roaming Portland for the holidays.
Heather Arndt Anderson
In the 19th century, Dempsey garnered national renown, retiring with a 50–3 record.