Jefferson is a remote area in northern California and southern Oregon, rich in natural resources. Feeling forgotten by both states’ governments, the citizens grew frustrated over poor infrastructure and impassable roads. Find out how Gilbert Gable, mayor of Port Orford, initiated the area’s most famous secessionist movement.
Oregon women won the right to vote and serve on juries in 1912, eight years before those rights became federal law. Find out how activist Abigail Scott Duniway championed women’s causes for more than 40 years.
Photographer Motoya Nakamura's new exhibit features 12 images of cherry trees that are planted at the Japanese American Historical Plaza and Bill of Rights Memorial in downtown Portland's Tom McCall Waterfront Park.
In the early 1900s, violinist Mary Dodge first started teaching music to the children of Harney County. Find out how she formed the Sagebrush Symphony, which would tour Eastern Oregon, visit Portland and Salem, and become the precursor of the Portland Youth Philharmonic.
When you're involved with public media, either as an employee or a member, you tend to own a lot of mugs. At OPB, each desk has at least one cup for morning coffee or afternoon tea, and we were sure our audience had plenty of mugs of their own to share.
Living with Glass, an exhibit of Italian art, is currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Craft. See a slideshow of some of the works of art made available by collector Dane Nelson.
Artist and musician Tomo Tsurumi sustained a life-altering accident that put him in the hospital. Find out how his passion for art is helping to fuel his recovery.
Lola G. Baldwin was the nation’s first municipal policewoman, sworn in by Portland’s police department in 1908. Find out how she crusaded to prevent vulnerable young women from falling into lives of crime.