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What Fourth Of July Was Like In Oregon In The 1870s

OPB | July 3, 2017 1:19 p.m.

It was bigger than Christmas. Read a first account of what Independence Day was like in rural Oregon in the 1870s. 

Recreation | NW Life | History | local | Oregon Field Guide Summer Series

Luxury And Hardship At Mount Hood's Cloud Cap Inn

OPB | June 30, 2017 1:30 p.m.

The Cloud Cap Inn is the oldest Alpine lodge in the United States.

Sports | NW Life | History

Soccer Icon Timber Jim Reflects On A Unique Northwest Life

OPB | June 23, 2017 midnight | Portland

Jim Serrill's career was forged in the Oregon outdoors and immortalized as the Portland Timbers' first mascot.

NW Life | History | local | Oregon Field Guide Summer Series

Portland's Hidden Treasures: Staircases

OPB | June 14, 2017 3:39 p.m.

There’s a landmark in Portland that you won’t find on any map: its public stairways.  

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The Stanley Coup: How Portland Put Its Name On Hockey's Top Prize

OPB | June 7, 2017 3:30 p.m. | Portland

Just how did a team from Portland seize prime real estate on the Stanley Cup, hockey's top prize? The answer lies in the trophy's early years.

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'Oregon Experience' Receives The Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

OPB | May 31, 2017 7 a.m.

Each year the Oregon Heritage Commission honors individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon’s heritage.

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'This Garden Is A Gem': Portland Chinese Garden Celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

OPB | May 20, 2017 3:36 p.m. | Portland

May provides an opening for people to learn about the rich variety of Asian-Pacific traditions being preserved and taught throughout the Northwest.

NW Life | History | Arts | News | Entertainment | Oregon History

The Portlander Who Inspired Krusty The Clown

OPB | May 17, 2017 7 p.m.

Before there was Krusty, there was Rusty. Meet the Portlander who inspired "The Simpsons" Krusty the Clown.

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Broken Treaties: An Oral History Tracing Oregon's Native Population

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m.

For the new “Oregon Experience” documentary “Broken Treaties,” native Oregonians reflect on what has been lost since and what’s next for their tribes.

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Connecting Art And Culture: Native American Artists In Oregon

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Portland

In its 17 years, "Oregon Art Beat" has traveled all across the state to profile some of the many Native American artists creating work right here in Oregon. Here are just a few artists you should know about.