Postcard imageMembers of the local Ku Klux Klan march through town during a parade in Lincoln, Maine, in the summer of 1924. Similar exhibitions were staged in many Oregon towns during this time as well.

How the Ku Klux Klan took over the state in 1922

Part two of a three-part look at the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s

Nathalie Hardy/News-RegisterIntrepid travelers Jake and Sam Hardy, Oregon-bound from California.

Unpacked baggage

Recent travels prove educational, to say the least

At the market, resistance is futile

Next thing you know, you’re broke and have enough vegetables to feed a small army

Wikimedia Commons/Håkan SvenssonRuins of the mud city of Chan Chan in Peru.

City a marvel made of mud

Chan Chan in Peru covered nearly eight square miles and had a population of 50,000-60,000. Then came the Incas

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterSix of the Cooksey children bend their heads over books during a home schooling session. From left, they are Drew, Grace, Joshua, Matthew, Hannah and Bethany. Not shown are eldest Micah, who recently received his graduate degree through an online program, and 2-year-old Reed.

Home room

For the Cooksey children, school and family life happen under the same roof

Bombs Over Brookings/William McCashRetired aviator Nobuo Fujita presents his family’s 400-year-old sword to Brookings Mayor Fell Campbell as his wife, Ayako, and son, Yasuyoshi, look on.

On a mission of peace

Town befriends the man who tried to destroy it

Portland TelegramKing Kleagle Luther Powell, center, and Exalted Cyclops Fred Gifford pose for a picture with (left to right) H.P. Coffin of the National Safety Council; Senior Police Capt. John T. Moore; Police Chief L.V. Jenkins; District Attorney Walter H. Evans; United States Attorney Lester W. Humphries; Multnomah County Sheriff T.M. Hurlburt; U.S. Department of Justice Special Agent Russell Bryon; Portland Mayor George L. Baker; and Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge Sovereign Grand Inspector General P.S. Malcolm.

Rise of Oregon’s Ku Klux Klan was a money-making scheme

Part one of a three-part look at the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterFormer executive director Michael Eichman at the new Head Start Center in McMinnville that bears his name. He served in the post for 17 years until ALS forced his retirement.

A lot of little big steps

Retired director put local Head Start way ahead

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterPatrick Reuter and Leigh Bartholomew opened their Dominio IV winery in McMinnville’s Granary District in 2009. The pair met while attending the University of Oregon.

Couple in concert

Winery owners plan their life and live their plan

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterNorman Wheeler reminisces about his service in World War II and his career as a civil engineer. He and his wife, Edna “Ma” Wheeler, whose photo is in the background, moved to McMinnville 
in 1957.

'You grow up quick'

Drafted at 18, Norm Wheeler came face-to-face with the troubling and tragic nature of war


How to use herbal supplements safely

Some can cause side effects or interact with other medications


On the seas with 'Big Mama'

Spacious cruise ship looks after its 1,258 passengers


Dogs learn new tech

Amazing advancements in the world of service animals

David Lenker Photography
Will Sykes, left, and Freddie Lamb jam together Monday at the Deluxe during a weekly open mic night.

Open for music

Deluxe hosts Monday night open mic

Submitted photoNick Pope’s years with the British government gave him access to information still kept secret.

A tour of recent topics

There’s something more to be said

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