Photo of the Day

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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 03, 2014 - Frontman Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips commanded a crowd, sometimes with a haze over it, during a free concert as part of the 2014 MLS All-Star Game week. The concert was at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Portland band Radiation City opened. Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  10. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 1, 2014 - A soccer-themed movie entitled “Sixty Six” is displayed at the Pioneer Courthouse Square’s weekly Flicks on the Bricks Friday evening. The MLS starts to take over Pioneer Courthouse Square the entire week for the MLS Experience presented by Adidas. Photo by Xiaojie Ouyang/The Oregonian

  11. PORTLAND, OREGON - JULY 21, 2014 - Ainsley Van Hook, 13, participates in the 2014 Classical Ballet Academy Summer Camp on Monday. The Classical Ballet Academy provides 5-week summer dancing experiences for kids and teens from 9 - 17 years old. Photo by Xiaojie Ouyang/The Oregonian

  12. July 18, 2014 - Portland — Despite the loss, a few Hillsboro Hops players signed balls after the game against the Tri-City Dust Devils Friday night at the Ron Tonkin Field. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  13. CASCADE LOCKS, OREGON - July 16, 2014 - Ryan Kirkpatrick (left) practices a front wheel lift. A four-day mountain biking camp organized by Northwest Trail Alliance, Portland Parks & Recreation and The Dirt Dojo brought 21 students, ages 11-16, to the easyCLIMB trails Wednesday. The morning was spent on building specific skills before heading out on the singletrack to practice. Dirt Dojo co-founder and instructor Michelle Emmons says the camp is all about teaching listening skills and problem solving, which leads to increased self-confidence, all in the beautiful outdoors. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian