Tag Archives: Oregon history

New from History Press West: Tragedy at Southern Oregon Tunnel 13

September 20, 2013


Southern Oregon Historical Society #6791.

I consider the crime in which these brothers were involved among the most serious in the criminal annals of this state. —Special Prosecutor George Neuner The DeAutremont brothers were looking for a big score. They brought dynamite, guns and a getaway car. On October 11, 1923, at the summit of the Siskiyou Mountains in Southern […]

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Inside Oregon State Hospital with Diane Goeres-Gardner

April 1, 2013


Oregon State Hospital. Courtesy of Diane Goeres Gardner.

In this interview with History Press West, author Diane L. Goeres-Gardner offers a behind-the-scenes take on her new book Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy & Triumph. As Howard Baumann writes: “Ms. Goeres-Gardner balances the unique and complex history of the Oregon State Hospital with the art of the storyteller. This well researched […]

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Interview with Author Tiffany Harelik of Trailer Food Diaries

January 13, 2013


Courtesy Tiffany Harelik

This spring, Tiffany Harelik brings her Trailer Food Diaries series to Oregon to chronicle the stories and recipes of Portland’s finest food cart chefs. In this interview with History Press West, Harelik offers a taste of her newest cookbook: Trailer Food Diaries Cookbook: Portland Edition, Volume One. HPW: How does mobile food fit into the […]

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Lake Oswego Vignettes Signing Event & Book Review

April 13, 2012


Photograph courtesy of Lake Oswego Public Library

Enjoying the charms of Lake Oswego, Oregon, this weekend? Saturday, April 14, from 2 to 6 pm, Matthew’s Galleries will host a book signing event for Marylou Colver’s recently published Lake Oswego Vignettes. More about the book after the jump. “Illiterate cows, an electric pig and world-class water skiers. They’re all part of Lake Oswego’s […]

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