Columbian: Vancouver Man Befriends Vietnam War Foe

Columbian |Oct. 24, 2014 1:44 p.m.

Four decades after they met in jet-to-jet combat, U.S. Air Force veteran Dan Cherry and one-time North Vietnamese fighter pilot Nguyen Hong My will share a stage in Vancouver.

Can You Solve The Mystery Of The Japanese Engraving On Mount Hood?

OPB |Oct. 24, 2014 9 a.m.

Who left a deep engraving in Japanese on a boulder on Mount Hood 104 years ago?

Portland Art Museum Curator Concludes 14-Year Tenure

OPB |Oct. 20, 2014 6:39 a.m.

Monday is Bruce Guenther's last day on the job at the Portland Art Museum. Guenther's 14-year tenure leaves the museum with a much stronger grounding in modern and Northwest art.

Making A Difference: Options After Death

OPB |Oct. 17, 2014 midnight

When someone dies, they do not have to be embalmed. The body can be kept at home for 24 hours and, in Oregon, can be buried in a "green" cemetery without a casket, or even your own backyard.

Newport Residents Say Rescue Shows Need For Helicopter

AP |Oct. 13, 2014 7:16 a.m.

AAA: Average Price Of Gasoline In Oregon $3.52

AP |Oct. 13, 2014 6:57 a.m.

The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.52.

Woman Walking Dog finds Missing Bass, Returns It

AP |Oct. 09, 2014 6:43 a.m.

A Springfield, Oregon, man who plays the bass for the Eugene Symphony says a woman walking her dog along a bike path found his missing instrument and he has it back.

Ore. Cave Complex Hosts Archaeological Find

AP |Oct. 06, 2014 6:43 a.m.

The National Park Service has added a Lake County cave complex to the National Register of Historic Places, after researchers find evidence of human occupation in Oregon beginning 12,300 years ago.

Portland Schools Ordered To Improve Racial Disparities In Special Ed Discipline

AP |Oct. 03, 2014 6:55 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Education says the Portland school district disciplines black special education students at a higher-than-acceptable rate, and ordered the district to spend $1.5 million on programs to improve the situation.

Matriarch Of Washington's Apple Industry Turns 188 Years Old

OPB |Oct. 02, 2014 3 p.m.

Vancouver, Washington’s “Old Apple Tree” turns 188 years-old this weekend. And to celebrate the city’s throwing its annual party.

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