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A Long, Winding Trajectory Leads To Art Of Ballistics

OPB | May 21, 2015 3:38 p.m.

In this artist feature, Watts and Reynaud tell the story of how a problem with Reynaud’s passport helped launch Art of Ballistics.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: John Day, Oregon

OPB | May 18, 2015 midnight

The Chinese in late 1800s America were highly discriminated against. Two Chinese men, herbal doctor Ing "Doc" Hay and businessman Lung On, managed to make themselves indispensable to white and Chinese societies in the central Oregon town of John Day.

Family | local | Arts | Books

When God Meets TED

OPB | May 14, 2015 10:37 a.m. | Portland

New York Times best-selling author William Paul Young is hoping to bring his message of salvation and faith to people through a TED-style talk: “Where’s God When?”

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: The Logger’s Daughter

OPB | May 11, 2015 midnight

In the 1920s, blacks and whites lived and worked in Maxville, a small logging community in northeast Oregon. Find out how one African-American logger’s daughter learned about the vanished town’s history.

local | Arts

My 15 Seconds Of Fame As A 'Grimm' Extra

OPB | April 28, 2015 midnight

While producing the "Oregon Art Beat" special "The Art of Grimm," OPB staff member Jule Gilfillan got to experience life as an extra on the police procedural series filmed in Portland.

local | Music | News

Appeals Court To Hear Slants Case

OPB | April 27, 2015 10:16 a.m.

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has agreed to hear the trademark case brought by Portland band The Slants.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Chinese Rail Workers

OPB | April 27, 2015 10:10 a.m.

The railroad helped build the West, with new towns sprouting up along the railways. Outlaws quickly learned there was a formula to staging a successful train robbery. The DeAutremont brothers decided to follow in the footsteps of their outlaw heroes, like Jesse James, with disastrous consequences.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Murder On The Southern Pacific

OPB | April 27, 2015 8:45 a.m.

In 1923, three brothers tried to rob a train as it crossed the Siskiyou Mountains in Southern Oregon. Find out how they bungled the job horrifically, resulting in death, destruction and infamy.

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Appeals Court Rejects Trademark Claim From Portland Band The Slants

OPB | April 20, 2015 1:13 p.m. | Portland

A federal appeals court has upheld a Patent and Trademark Office decision that denied The Slants a trademark for its name, ruling that it's disparaging.

local | Food | Cook It At Home

Cook It At Home: Jose Chesa and Cristina Báez's Squid Ink Paella

OPB | April 14, 2015 2:30 p.m.

Cristina Báez and Jose Chesa, owners and chefs of Ataula restaurant, prepare squid ink paella. Get the recipe so you can make this traditional Spanish dish for your family and friends.