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

HISTORY

Defining the Decades

Portland power players of the past

03/16/2012 By Carl Abbott

History

Black in Portland

The history of African American communities in Portland is a very moving tale.

02/17/2012 By Randy Gragg

Article

Spirit of ’70

It has been forty years since the tumultuous year of 1970—we reflect on a notable timeline of events which steadfastly birthed a new Portland.

04/20/2010 By Martin Patail

The Mudroom

Gael Force

The Irish have given Portland, Mayor Sam Adams, an 8,000 volume book collection to the Central Library, The Under Wonder Lounge and more.

02/02/2010 By Kasey Cordell

History

A New Project Puts More Than 150 Years of Oregon History Just One Click Away

The Oregon Encyclopedia Project takes history high-tech.

05/19/2009

Smooches

PDXOXO

Happy 150th, Oregon! Here’s a little Valentimeline from the heart of the state.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell