Photo of the Day

A new Oregon-related photo every weekday from The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon.

  1. August 29, 2014 - Salem, OR - Steven Robert Heine, who wrote The Oregon State Fair, a book of historical photographs on the event, has been attending the fair since he was a boy. He grew up two miles from the fair’s location. Oregon State Fair is underway in Salem and runs through September 1st. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  2. HILLSBORO, OREGON - AUGUST 22, 2014 — Mitch, 5, Paige, 7, and their mom Molly Johnson, from Cornelius, all watch while the Australian walking stick is shown to them.  Zoo Animal Presenters (ZAP), teenage interns from the Oregon Zoo, brought five animals to the Hillsboro Shute Park Branch Library to let children and adults touch and ask questions.    Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  3. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 23, 2014 - The first Jade District Night Market lit up Fubonn Shopping Center’s parking lot Saturday evening in Portland. The event, which runs for three more Saturdays, is meant to celebrate the diversity found around SE 82nd. Photo by Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian

  4. August 27, 2014 - Troutdale, OR - Students, teachers and parents got a kick out of the multi-screen video loops that play at the gym entrance and show student athletes in action.  Reynolds High School held an open house Wednesday night at the school, showcasing the renovations that took place over the summer in the locations that were the scene of fatal shootings that occurred there in June. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  5. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 24, 2014 - Sunday Parkways continued this week, touring around Southeast Portland. The route included vendors and activities at Laurelhurst Park, Universal Cycles, Colonel Summers Park and Ivon Park. Streets were closed off to traffic to allow for bicyclists and pedestrians in the middle of the streets. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  6. PORTLAND, OREGON - Aug 16, 2014 - BMX riders soared high off jumps during the dirt practice session for the Dew Tour Toyota City Championships on SW Broadway St. downtown Portland, Oregon. Photo by Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian

  7. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 16, 2014 - The Three M’s, in their Star Trek themed car Enterprise, readies for competition.The grand summer tradition continued on Mt. Tabor with the 2014 PDX Adult Soap Box Derby on Saturday. Dozens of teams brought their A-game to compete for speed and creativity. Photo by Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian

  8. Although the vigil was mainly peaceful, tempers flare during a gathering at Portland’s Pioneer Square Thursday Aug. 14, 2014 to remember Michael Brown, an unarmed teen who was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, 2014. The vigil was one of many held across the country. Photo by Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

  9. VERBOORT, OREGON - AUGUST 12, 2014 - Wil-Rene Farms now milks about 70 cows twice a day.  The first milking starts at 5:30am.  Hendrina Janssen and her son Peter and his wife Johanna purchased farm land in 1877 from the Verboort family.  That farm land is across from the Visitation School in Verboort.  The dairy farm is now owned by Wilbur Pete Jansen and worked by his son Mike Jansen and his son Chris Jansen.  On August 23rd at the State Fair the family will be awarded the Century Farm designation.  Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  10. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 10, 2014 - August’s supermoon made a sneaky entrance Sunday night through the haze of wildfire smoke. These images were photographed along NE Marine Drive, just east of I-205. Later, to take advantage of the moonlight reflecting in the water, I chose a vantage point on the west side of the Glenn Jackson Bridge to capitalize on the cars’ headlights. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  11. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 10, 2014 - The Fremont Express riders got the earliest start and were treated to breakfast atop the Fremont Bridge at 6 a.m. The 19th annual Providence Bridge Pedal allowed for thousands of serious and recreational bicyclers to pedal across Portland’s bridges.  Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  12. THE DALLES, OREGON - Aug 8, 2014 -  Fire crews on both the ground and in the air set fires Friday morning to burn off fuel sources in the path of the wind-driven Rowena fire, west of The Dalles. Here, firefighters stand ready along Highway 30 near the back-burning.  Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  13. PORTLAND, OREGON - Aug 6, 2014 -  Fireworks prior to the MLS All-Stars playing Bayern Munich at Providence Park, Aug. 6, 2014, in Portland’s first MLS All-Star game. Photo by Bruce Ely/The Oregonian