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. 28, 2015
We are live from the Oregon State Fair, where we'll talk to participants from all parts of the grounds — 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.
OPB | Aug. 07, 2014
THURSDAY: A recent partnership between Ancestry.com and the Oregon State Archives brings Oregon's early history to the masses.
OPB | July 25, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll explore some Oregon history with Ashland-based archaeologist, Chelsea Rose.
OPB | July 24, 2014
THURSDAY: We listen back to Dave's interview with Peter Stark about the adventure-filled story of John Jacob Astor's audacious but doomed plan to create a commercial fur empire in the northwest.
OPB | July 08, 2014
TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.
OPB | June 23, 2014
MONDAY: The Portland State University archives also contain lectures by regional luminaries like Vera Katz and Sen. Wayne Morse.