Oregon Historical Photo: Streetcars on Portland's Steel Bridge, 1915

OPB | July 21, 2014 midnight

Portland was once one of the nation’s foremost “streetcar cities,” boasting electric-powered public transit that was cheap, convenient and popular.

Non-Profit Coffee Company Looking To Share The Perfect Cup

OPB | July 17, 2014 midnight

A few months ago, Montana-based company Cup of Excellence opened offices in Portland with the aim of connecting with the city's rich coffee heritage.

Portland Film Festival Hosts 'Sex Ed' World Premiere

OPB | July 16, 2014 7:45 a.m.

The Portland Film Festival will be presenting the world premiere of Sex Ed, a new romantic comedy directed by Isaac Feder and starring Academy Award-nominated actor Haley Joel Osment.

Superhero Fun Run Draws All-Ages Crowd

OPB | July 15, 2014 midnight

People of all ages dressed up as Batman, Superman, Wonder Girl and more for the third annual Superhero Fun Run. Watch a video of the action.

Oregon Historical Photo: Klamath Falls

OPB | July 14, 2014 midnight

The Modoc War along the Oregon-California border in 1872-73 was one of the most dramatic American Indian battles in U.S. history.

The Enduring Legacy Of The Pittocks And Their Mansion

OPB | July 10, 2014 midnight

This year the Pittock Mansion turns 100. Find out how the iconic mansion and its inhabitants continue to influence Oregon.

Portland’5 Summer Arts And Music On Main Street 2014 Season Begins

OPB | July 09, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Starting this week, the Portland’5 summer arts and music series gets underway featuring a series of free concerts on Wednesday evenings through August.

One Song: DEAN! - 'Whitest Dove'

OPB | July 08, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Portland husband-and-wife duo Luke and Rachael Price sing one song for OPB's Arts & Life: the nostalgia-laden ballad Whitest Dove live from the Crystal Ballroom in Portland.

Oregon Historical Photo: Women Workers

OPB | July 07, 2014 11:30 a.m.

One of the many motivations behind the women’s suffrage movement was the regulation of public health and safety. In 1912, Oregon social worker Caroline Gleason went undercover to investigate working conditions for women.

Oregon Unearthed: A Q&A With Archaeologist Chelsea Rose

OPB | July 01, 2014 midnight

Archaeologist Chelsea Rose took some time out of her busy schedule to talk with Arts & Life about her work in Oregon, the greatest artifact she almost found, and the untold stories of our state’s past.

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