Photographed by Albert H. Wulzer on a trip to the Columbia Gorge, this block house was built by the army in 1856 to protect troops and settlers at Cascade Rapids. It was abandoned in 1861, coinciding with the start of the Civil War.
The Portland Art Museum opened in 1893 on the second floor of the Portland Library, housing no art, only a collection of art books. The museum opened the Portland Art Museum School in 1909.
A second Washington woman and an Oregon man who contracted E. coli after eating at a Chipotle franchise are suing the Mexican restaurant chain.
Linus Pauling, the brilliant chemist and humanitarian who grew up and attended college in Oregon, is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes.
The festival, in its fourth year, aims to bring the best female stand-up, improv and sketch comics together.