OPB | Nov. 25, 2015
Northwest native William Ruckelshaus was the first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
OPB | Nov. 24, 2015
During World War II, lawyer Minoru Yasui challenged the military curfews in place for German nationals, Italian nationals, and anyone with Japanese ancestry.
OPB | Nov. 17, 2015
After fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan have been found around Oregon, we take a look at the history of this hate group in the state.
OPB | Nov. 06, 2015
The makers of a storytelling project have built "pop-up story booths" in order to collect oral histories of people in the Latino community, with a special emphasis on food.
OPB | Oct. 28, 2015
Marie Equi lived in Portland in the early 1900's as an out lesbian who worked as a doctor, performed abortions, and got involved in labor union movements.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2015
We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.
OPB | Aug. 31, 2015
Portland's 55-year-old iconic mall will see massive renovations under the leadership of its new general manager, Bob Dye.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2015
The Oregon State Fair runs through Labor Day, September 7. We broadcast live on the first day of the fair and talked to all kinds of participants — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2015
A road-widening project in Beaverton recently unearthed a big chunk of Portland history.
OPB | July 07, 2015
Mid Valley Farm is celebrating its 150-year anniversary of being a family-owned operation.
OPB | May 18, 2015
A geologist spent years interviewing eyewitnesses to learn more about the science of the eruption and has just published the accounts in a new book, "In The Path of Destruction."
OPB | May 13, 2015
Architectural historians Gregg Olson and Pamela Hayden say this simple wood structure may have been built as early as 1799, predating the oldest of the Lewis & Clark era pioneer buildings.
OPB | March 05, 2015
THURSDAY: Duniway — along with Chief Joseph — may replace the statues of Jason Lee and John McLoughlin in D.C.
OPB | March 05, 2015
THURSDAY: Richland-based reporter Anna King tells us about her new collaborative series profiling women connected with the history of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington.
OPB | Jan. 20, 2015
TUESDAY: Ever since skeletal remains were found in 1996 on the banks of the Columbia river in Kennewick, Washington, the origin and custody of those bones has been in dispute.
OPB | Nov. 28, 2014
FRIDAY: Walidah Imarisha has been sparking conversations with that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.
OPB | Nov. 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new project tries to capture the sound of the iconic Celilo Falls.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014
MONDAY: We'll ask writer and activist Walidah Imarisha how she's been answering that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.
OPB | Aug. 26, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland-born Harry Smith's influential Anthology of American Folk Music was reissued this year by Portland's Mississippi Records.