OR: World Beard and Moustache Championships Held in Portland
Mike Johnson shows off his freestyle beard at the World Beard and Moustache Championships held at the Keller Auditorium in Portland, Ore., on October 25, 2014.
NM: Sunset Over Gypsum Dunes at White Sands National Monument
Kimberly Daglen watches the sun set over the gypsum dunes at White Sands National Monument located at the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert's Tularosa Basin in N.M., on April 24, 2015. The gypsum dune field is the largest in the world, encompassing a 275 square mile area and it attracts over 500,000 visitors a year.
Hillary Clinton speaks in Portland at 2014 International Speaker Series
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Portland's Keller Auditorium on April 8th 2014 at the opening session of the International Speaker Series put on by the World Affairs Council of Oregon with this year's theme of 'Women Changing the World'.
OR: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Leads Oregon State Capitol Rally Against Liquefied Natural Gas Exports
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. led a rally on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore., on May 26, 2015, against Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports in the state. There are currently two proposed LNG export terminals, one for Coos Bay and the other at the mouth of the Columbia River in Warrenton.
NL: Dutch Street Artist Hero De Janeiro
Dutch artist Hero De Janeiro pictured on Wijdesteeg in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on July 29, 2014.
OR: Oregon Ranching Standoff Continues
Ammon Bundy speaks to the press at the entrance to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns, Ore., on January 11, 2016. A group of armed men took control of the site over a week ago to protest federal land use policies.
UK: First Ever Crop Circle Exhibition Displayed at Wiltshire Museum
Andreas Mller, one of the curators of the exhibition, ÒExploring the Mystery and Beauty of Crop CirclesÓ pictured at the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes, England on July 24, 2014. The exhibition addresses genuine crop circle cases with evidence and background facts, and does not focus on the man-made phenomenon.
UT: Kiva Koffeehouse in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
David Holladay stands by petroglyphs he created in the men's restroom in the Kiva Koffeehouse nestled in the hills of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near Escalante, Utah, on May 8, 2015. Bradshaw Bowman came up with the vision for the building in 1990 and by June 1998 it was complete. It took two years alone to collect the thirteen ponderosa pine perimeter logs and the sandstone was quarried on-site.
OR: Kate Brown Attends Oregon Statehood Day Event
Secretary of State, and soon-to-be Governor, Kate Brown attends a Statehood Day celebration at the Oregon Historical Society, in Portland, Ore., on February 14, 2015, in honour of the founding of the state on this day in 1859 marking it's 156th birthday. Brown will be sworn in as Governor on February 18 when Kitzhaber officially resigns.
OR: Oregon Ranching Standoff Continues
Duane Ehmer rides his horse, Hellboy, at the entrance to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns, Ore., on January 11, 2016. A group of armed men led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy took control of the site over a week ago to protest federal land use policies.
OR: Portland Veterans Day Parade
Carolyn Brown watches the Ross Hollywood Chapel Veterans Day Parade in Portland, Ore., on November 11, 2015, to honor those who served in the United States Armed Forces.
WA: Seattle Police Captain holds press conference ahead of May Day protests
Seattle Police Captain Chris Fowler speaks to the press in Westlake Park ahead of the May Day festivities in Seattle on May 1st 2014.
OR: Valentine's Day Cuddle Convention in Portland
Samantha Hess talks about consent during Cuddle Con in Portland, Ore., on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2015. Cuddle Up To Me, a revolutionary cuddling company, was formed by Samantha to provide unconditional love and acceptance in the Pacific Northwest.
OR: Portland Rose City Comic Con Attracts Hundreds of Cosplayers
Retired Wonder Woman poses for photos at the Rose City Comic Con in Portland, Ore., on September 20, 2014. The two day event attracts hundreds of cosplayers and comic book fanatics from all over the state and further afield.
People enjoy heat in Seattle's Gas Works Park
Sarena and her dog Tiki take in the view of Seattle, Was., from Gas Works Park on April 30th 2014.
OR: 2014 Portland Grand Floral Parade
Mayor of Portland, Charlie Hales, waves to the crowd on the Burnside Bridge during the Grand Floral Parade on June 7th 2014. The floral-filled procession through Portland has been an annual tradition for over 100 years.
OR: 2015 Portland International Cat Show
White Persian Supreme Grand Champion Frosty the Snowman weighs 14 pounds and is the number two cat in the world of all breeds. He travelled with his owner, Frances Harshaw from Texas to attend the International Cat Show in Portland, Ore., on January 25, 2015.
OR: Armed Men Show Support For Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupiers
Occupier LaVoy Finicum speaks to press at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns, Ore., on January 9, 2016.