Sam Hill built a “castle” on the Columbia, and later a replica of Stonehenge.
An eccentric railroad millionaire was inspired to build the mysterious monument over 100 years ago.
In the early 1900s, two men decided to go back-to-nature and become “Nature Man.”
Two eccentrics with Northwest ties turned their (unclothed) backs on civilization and made headlines.
How Hollywood filmed the Emerald City.
Since the 1930s, Hollywood has fixated on Seattle's complex nature, from its stunning mountains and oceans to sprawling freight yards.
Black Arts Legacies celebrates Northwest creatives through writing, photography and film. Learn how this year’s team is bringing the project to life.
The remains of felled trees could be a nuisance — or a dream home.
The U.N. High Seas Treaty is a historic agreement for marine conservation, but its impact on the plummeting fish population is still uncertain.
In 1931, an orca swam up the Columbia River to Portland and wound up pickled.
In 1931, a baby whale swam up the Columbia and wound up buried on a Washington mountain. Sound like Northwest lore? Well, it's true.
People flocked to see a young orca lost in a river near Portland. Then she was killed, pickled and left in a tank on a mountainside.
Washington is still impacted by the 1933 decision, which brought the West from the frontier period into a new, modern century.
In 1933, the government transformed the Northwest, from cheap power to rugged trails.
An endangered but resilient flower has created a home for itself on a family's farm.