Slideshow

Slide Show: Ancient Oddities from OMSI's 'Mummies of the World'

Mummies of the World can be seen at OMSI from June 14 through September 28, but here's a first-look glimpse at the exhibition's stars.

05/17/2013

SCENE & HEARD

The Accidental Story of Louie Louie

How the Kingsmen created Portland's greatest classic rock hit.

03/22/2013 Edited by Zach Dundas

PLANTWISE: EVENTS

The History of Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden

Landscape architect Ben Ngan presents a visual and historical account of the design and creation of Portland's Lan Su Classical Chinese Garden

02/24/2013 By Kate Bryant

FEATURE

The New Shul

Can Synagogue Shaarie Torah survive in a new age of Portland Judaism?

02/22/2013 By Ketzel Levine

HISTORY

Tom McCall's Way with Words

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we let Oregon's most legendary governor speak for himself

02/20/2013 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

The Story of O

Can the Oregonian survive? We look to the newspaper's past for clues.

02/15/2013 By Marty Patail

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Short History of The Oregonian

We take a tour through the 163-year-old newspaper's tumultuous past

02/15/2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: History of the Oregonian

Extra! Extra! We take a tour through the 163-year-old newspaper's tumultuous past.

02/15/2013

HIGH FIVE

Top Oregon Towns for History Buffs

Explore Oregon's colorful past in one of these five lore-laden towns.

12/21/2012 By Meaghan Morawski

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH...

James Beard On Stage: Five Questions With Jessica Kubzansky

Director of a one-man show about legendary chef James Beard talks about resurrecting Portland's culinary godfather.

12/20/2012 By Zach Dundas

TO READ

Back in Time in the NW Quadrant

Jane Comerford's "A History of Northwest Portland" shows and tells what early Stumptown was really like.

12/10/2012 By Kristin Belz

Article

Oregon’s Civil War Buffs

Our historical reenactors passionately relive battles between North and South

11/21/2012 By Riley Stevenson

Article

Portland Past

A survey of Portland's beliefs and values over time

09/25/2012 By Martin Patail and Riley Stevenson

Review

Bittman Battles the UFOs, One Meal at a Time

The crusading journalist/cook preaches to the choir at Feast Portland, but it's good to be reinspired.

09/24/2012 By Kristin Belz

Article

Perfect Storm

Fifty years ago, the Big Blow smashed Oregon—and cleared a path for pinot noir.

09/21/2012 By Kit Mauldin

Feature

Collective Memory

A new museum at the Oregon State Hospital takes visitors behind the walls and through the history of the enigmatic facility.

08/23/2012 By Emily Grosvenor

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

How’d the Gorge Get There?

We chart the geologic evolution of the Columbia River Gorge. This may take a while.

05/25/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Haute History

A tour through fashion emblems of the past century—and where to find them now

04/27/2012 By Eden Dawn

UFO Oregon

A Guide to Oregon’s Extraterrestrial Past and Present!

To celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the state’s most famous UFO sighting, we probed experts and skeptics for a guide to our otherworldly history.

04/20/2012 By Martin Patail