Remembering the 1887 massacre at Hells Canyon
Over a century ago, on May 27, 1887, a gang of horse thieves gunned down more than 30 Chinese gold miners on the Oregon side of the Snake River in Hells Canyon.
After nearly 20 years, a theater restoration project in Northeast Oregon gets closer to completion
Rob McIntyre has spent the past 19 years bringing a historic theater back to its former glory. He hopes this building could be a mecca for the arts in Northeast Oregon.
They’re strangers with a painful shared bond: Robert E. Lee enslaved their ancestors
The descendants of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and those of the people the Lee family enslaved came together for the first time at Arlington House, the national memorial to Lee in Virginia.
Explorers find WWII ship sunk with over 1,000 Allied POWs
Explorers have announced they found a sunken Japanese ship that was transporting Allied prisoners of war when it was torpedoed off the coast of the Philippines in 1942, resulting in Australia’s largest maritime wartime loss with a total of 1,080 lives
An Oregon nonprofit wants to save the Jantzen Beach carousel, but solutions have so far eluded its grasp
A nonprofit currently safeguarding the Jantzen Beach carousel has set a mid-September deadline for pitches to keep the ride in Oregon.
Audubon national leaders decide to keep name that evokes a racist enslaver
Three board members resigned after the National Audubon Society rejected calls to change its name. Some local groups, including Portland, Oregon, are renaming themselves anyway.
Lost then found: A time capsule revealed in Southern Oregon wildfire debris
Southern Oregon residents recently opened a gift from the past: a time capsule discovered in the ashes of the 2020 Almeda Fire.
Physician, lesbian, radical labor activist – the passions of Portland’s Dr. Marie Equi
Born in 1872 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Marie Equi grew up in a working-class immigrant family and labored in the town’s textile mills to help support the family. As a young woman, she self-studied her way into medical school and received her degree in 1903. But her life took a hard left into radical politics after she made her way to Oregon.
Remembering Betty Roberts, an Oregon icon who flew with her own wings
Oregon's trailblazing legislator and judge, Betty Roberts, would have turned 100 on February 5, 2023.
Newport symphony debuts orchestral ode to nature and history
This weekend’s world premiere uses music to explore the painful past treatment of Indigenous peoples who once made Oregon’s Yakona Nature Preserve their homeland.