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All tributaries eventually lead to the Big River that lead to the ocean. Using images and records, we take the wide view of the river system and see how connections to place and people are made through stories and culture. more >
In Part II of Images of the Northwest, learn about Frank Sakae Matsura, a Japanese photographer who spent much of his time in the northern regions of the Columbia River in Okanagan country. more >
The iconic landscapes of the Pacific Northwest have captured the imagination of many photographers and artists. The legacy of early photographer Carleton E. Watkins depicts an amazing perspective of this region. more >
The salmon of the Columbia River system is more than a commodity. It is “gift” and it must be passed on, and in accepting the gift, the receiver assumes responsibilities. more >
The Great American Eclipse of August 21st, 2017 will be remembered for its traffic jams. There weren’t as many cars in 1918 but many descended on the Eastern Oregon town of Baker City of watch the eclipse then. more >