Children play in the Salmon Street Springs in downtown Portland to cool off.
Students at Earl Boyles, an elementary school in east Portland, wait their turn for the water fountain. They are part of a cohort of first grade students OPB is following from now until they graduate high school.
Jacob Brown (right), teaches acrobats to one of his students. At 28 he knows his window for agility is closing.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama spoke to the University of Oregon after accepting an Oregon visor.
Local Eugene bee keepers Dough and Jen Hornaday are the founders of Healthy Bees Healthy Garden, a group that focuses on educating people about the importance of honeybees and harm of pesticides through advocating neighborhood supported hives.
“It’s impossible for someone who didn’t start skating at age five to be a good skater, so I just set out to disprove that,” says Jeanne M. Selker a research associate in mitochondrial ultrastructure at the University of Oregon. Selker started skating at age 44 and is now 70. “You see these people who are doing really hard things that I can’t do and then I feel really bad about myself and less self confident. But if someone like that is zooming around the rink, I’m going to show them, you know, I’m going to go as fast as I can go too.”
Singer Aaradhna is one of New Zealand's up and coming artists. She recently won three major awards including Album of the Year for Treble and Reverb for New Zealand Music Awards.
The Triangle 5 logo, based on the five generations of Millican homesteaders who have worked the land, frames the entryway onto Sherry Millican’s land.
Sauvie Island, Oregon
A lone balloon floats over a golf course in Tigard Oregon's Hot Air Balloon Festival.
Matt Suhr, of HappyDirt Farm in Medford, Oregon, is a key member of the GMO-free Jackson county movement. For Suhr, a compromise must be made between small farmers and large GMO farms because current practices are not sustainable.
Mark Wiegardt, owner of the Whiskey Creek Oyster Hatchery, now has to produce oyster larvae in a lab and then disperse the developed oysters in the bay because of ocean acidification.
Kathryn Boyd-Batstone is a photojournalism student at the University of Oregon. She has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle, National Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and had an image displayed in the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum for The Past, Present and Future of Nature Photography exhibit. Her work has also been published in University of Oregon's award-winning publication, Flux Magazine. She is founder and a photographer for Envision, a University of Oregon environmental journalism publication.