OR: Rail Tanker Fire in Northwest Portland
Fire and rescue workers clean up the scene in Northwest Portland, Ore., on December 13, 2015 after a tractor trailer collided with a tanker train causing a massive fire around eight train cars carrying asphalt.
OR: Woman Killed After Tree Falls on House
A house in Southeast Portland, Ore., lies in ruins on December 9, 2015, after a tree collapsed killing a 60-year-old woman in the early hours of the morning. Heavy rain and winds have battered the region causing widespread flooding and power outages.
DE: Riots in Berlin as Liebig 14 Housing Project Eviction Begins
A protester is arrested in as police begin the eviction of a the Liebig 14 housing project in Berlin, Germany, on February 2, 2011. The eviction began just before 8:00am and riots ensued in the surrounding area afterwards.
OR: Cyclepedia Opens to Portland Naked Bike Riders
Iconic Bicycle Design held an exclusive opening at the Portland Art Museum for World Naked Bike Riders in Portland, Ore., on June 8, 2013. The exhibition is the only one in North America and it draws from the collection of Vienna-based designer and bike aficionado Michael Embacher.
NL: MH17 Memorial at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
A sign reads "Welcome Home" at the memorial outside of departure hall 3 at Schiphol airport in the Netherlands, pictured on July 28, 2014, for the 289 people that were killed after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was reportedly shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on 17 July.
OR: Armed Men Show Support For Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupiers
Armed men stand guard as vehicles carrying members of the 3% of Idaho and the Pacific Patriots Network arrive at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns, Ore., on January 9, 2016.
OR: Portland Veterans Day Parade
Marines take part in 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.
OR: Oregon Ranching Standoff Continues
Ammon Bundy arrives to speak 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.
ID: Lewiston Clearwater Paper Corporation Emissions
Emissions rise from the Clearwater Paper Corporation in Lewiston, Idaho, during a foggy morning on November 26, 2014. Over half of all store brand household tissues are supplied by the company's many locations to grocery stores in the United States.
OR: Fans Welcome Home Portland Timers After MLS Cup Win
Fans welcome home the Portland Timbers at Portland International Airport, Ore., on December 7, 2015, after the team defeated Columbus Crew 2-1 on Sunday to win the MLS cup.
WY: Fracking the Jonah Field for Natural Gas & Oil
Schlumberger trucks with 2,000 horsepower pumps direct water, sand and chemicals over 11,000 feet into the ground to create a fracture at a completion site on the Jonah Field in Sublette County, Wyo., pictured on April 9, 2015.
NM: Roswell UFO Museum Still a Visitor Hotspot After 66th Anniversary
Roughly 1000 people a day visit the UFO museum in Roswell, NM, as pictured on July 20, 2013. On July 5th 1947 Mac Brazel found metallic scraps at Foster Ranchlands and by July 8th the Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF) reported finding a flying saucer.
OR: West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta
People take part in the first round of pumpkin racing on the Lake of the Commons for the 12th annual West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta in Tualatin, Ore., on October 17, 2015.
UK: Assange at Supreme Court on Second Day of Swedish Extradition Hearing
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared at the Supreme Court in London, England, on February 2, 2012, to continue his hearing concerning extradition to Sweden over rape allegations.
OR: Illegal Homeless Cmap in Portland Prepares to Move
Roberta pets her dog as she cleans up the site where she has been living for the past week in Portland Ore., on December 10, 2013. On December 4, a removal notice was served giving seven days to leave before the site would be cleared by the City.
OR: TVF&R Carry Out Controlled Burn on Home in Portland Training Exercise
Veteran training officers with Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue set fires for recruits to extinguish during a controlled burn exercise in Portland, Ore., on May 9, 2013.
UK: UK Uncut Force Closure of Barclays Bank in Piccadilly Circus
UK Uncut forced the closure of Barclays Bank in Piccadilly Circus, London, England, just after 11am on February 2, 2011. Yesterday it was revealed that the bank paid just 1% corporation tax in 2009 - £113m after record profits of £11.6bn.
WA: Clothesline Project Focuses on Sexual Violence at WSU
The Clothesline Project, pictured at Washington State University' s Glenn Terrell Mall, in Pullman Wash., on October 15, 2014, during the 'Week Without Violence', is a visual display of shirts bearing witness to sexual violence, child abuse, bigotry, family violence and racism, with each shirt representing the personal experience of a survivor or someone who cares for a survivor.
OR: Gay Marriage Begins in Portland
Julie Engbloom, left, and Laurie Brown, right, embrace after being wed at the Melody Ballroom on May 19th 2014, in Portland, Oregon after federal Judge Michael McShane released an opinion granting gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry.
OR: Democrats Show Support For Bernie Sanders
Oliver Konink holds a Bernie doll during a rally in Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Ore., on January 23, 2016, to show support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders ahead of the first primary caucus.
WA: Seattle exhibit of "SPY: The Secret World of Espionage"
A pigeon camera from the CIA museum pictured on Thursday April 3, 2014, at "SPY: The Secret World of Espionage" at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. The camera was developed in the 1970's to fly closer to targets with the potential to yield more detailed pictures than spy planes and satellites.
OR: Male Killed in North Portland Shooting
A 33 year old male lies dead in the street after he was reportedly shot in the head outside a residence on North Burr Avenue in Portland, Ore., on October 7, 2013.
UK: Artist Performs Live DIY Taxidermy
Artist Charlie Tuesday Gates holds up a baby lamb during a D.I.Y. taxidermy event in London, England, on February 23, 2011.
OR: Portland Police Bureau Holds Northwest Regional Mounted Squad Seminar
Portland Police Bureau's Mounted Patrol Unit hosted the NW Regional Mounted Squad Seminar in Portland, Ore., on September 18, 2012. The four day event focused on public disorder with training from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the London Metropolitan Police's Mounted Patrol Branch.
OR: World Beard and Moustache Championships Held in Portland
Portlander Madison Rowley, winner of the Garibaldi and overall gold medalist shows off to the crowd at the World Beard and Moustache Championships held at the Keller Auditorium in Portland, Ore., on October 25, 2014.
WA: Anti-capitalist protest in Seattle on May Day
Police stand guard after extinguishing a fire set by protesters outside of Seattle Central Community College, Wash. on May 1, 2014.
WA: Scenes in Battle Ground After EF1 Tornado
A scene in southeast Battle Ground, Wash., on December 11, 2015, the day after an EF1 tornado touched down causing damage to dozens of buildings.
OR: Homeland Security Detain Occupy Portland Photographer
An Occupy Portland photographer was arrested and taken away by Homeland Security FPS at Terry Shrunk Plaza in Portland, Ore., on October 31, 2011.
OR: The Artisans Cup Exhibition of American Bonsai
The Artisans Cup, held at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Ore., from September 25-27, 2015, celebrates the growing art of American Bonsai and all those devoted to excellence in the craft. A man examines a 100-year-old California Juniper, that has been in training for 10 years, from Eric Schrader on September 26, 2015.
OR: Portland City Council Votes to Oppose Fossil Fuel Exports and Oil Trains
Climate change protesters gathered outside City Hall in Portland, Ore., on November 4, 2015, ahead of a City Council vote to oppose coal, liquefied natural gas and propane export facilities, as well as oil trains passing through the city.
OR: 2016 Rose City Classic Dog Show
Aria, a Poodle from Tacoma, Wash., is groomed at the Rose City Classic Dog Show in Portland, Ore., on January 24, 2016. The event is one of the biggest in the nation with over 175 individual breeds competing over five days.
UK: Wikipedia Blackout Against SOPA and PIPA Begins
A scheduled blackout by reference and information website Wikipedia began in protest against proposed US laws named the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), as pictured on the site on January 18, 2012.
OR: Portland Fire and Rescue Hold 911 Remembrance Ceremony
A flag flies at half mast as firefighters attend a 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Portland, Ore., on September 11, 2011.
UK: UK Uncut Turn Camden NatWest Into Creche
Many families and children invaded the NatWest bank in Camden, London, England on February 26, 2011, as part of UK Uncut's 'Big Society Bail-Ins' to demonstrate against cuts and the way they will affect women in particular.
UK: Police Evict Clifton Mansions Community Squat in Brixton
Police closed off Coldharbour Lane in Brixton, London, England at 9am on July 12, 2011, to evict a community squat. Over 50 people protested outside and members of the community joined in as specialist police units worked with fire crews to remove the inhabitants.