Photo of the Day

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

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  1. PORTLAND, OREGON - Feb. 25, 2013 - From the east bank looking west, workers place and secure reinforcing steel in one of the two eastern support towers of the new light rail bridge under construction across the Willamette River just south of the Marquam Bridge Monday.  Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  2. PORTLAND, OREGON - January 27, 2013 - Rickey Gates, 31, of San Francisco, skips steps as he and other participants climbed the stairwells of the U.S. Bancorp Tower Sunday morning, competing in the inaugural Kaiser Permanente Fight for Air Climb. The event was open to anyone, offering them the chance to climb 20, 40, 80 or even 160 flights of stairs in a fund raiser for the American Lung Association.  Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  3. PORTLAND, OREGON-Dec. 13, 2012—Roe restaurant in southeast Portland. Roe Medley with Lobster roe Parisian gnocchi, sea urchin, golden char roe, shaved bottarga and lobster and uni veloute.  Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  4. PORTLAND, OREGON-OCT. 16, 2012— Runners make their way along the Eastbank Esplanade with the city skyline as a backdrop. The livability of downtown Portland was detailed in the 1972 Downtown Plan. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  5. PORTLAND, OREGON- Sept. 30. 2012—The West Coast premiere of “Le Grand Continental,”  a dance flash mob performance that brought together 150+ participants of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds - dancers and non-dancers alike - took over Pioneer Courthouse Square Sunday afternoon to perform a contemporary re-imagining of a traditional festive line dance! White Bird founders Walter Jaffe (left, in patterned shirt) and Paul King (right in red) joined young dancers during the performance.   Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  6. Mika Miyazato greets fans after she won the LPGA 2012 Safeway Classic at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains Sunday with a three-day total of 203, 13 under par. It was the first LPGA victory for the 22-year-old from Japan. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  7. Senior Master Sgt. Robert Disney, 35, of Bethany, Ill., plays the guitar on the porch outside the historic Cloud Cap Inn on the east side of Mt. Hood. Disney is one of the Wounded Angels, a group of Air Force personnel injured overseas, brought together for a week of recreational activities, with the help of care-giving companions. The Crag Rats Mountain Rescue Team of Hood River hosted the inaugural event. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  8. Jamie Amos and Jon Tafoya celebrate after their marriage vows in a courtyard ceremony at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Tuesday, the day before Amos is to be operated on for a brain tumor. With the couple dressed in their wedding best, Tafoya wheeled Amos from her hospital room to an outdoor ceremony witnessed by friends, family and hospital staff. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  9. Members of the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus perform in the annual Gay Pride Parade in Portland on June 17, 2012. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  10. With less than a year before completion, the U.S. General Services Administration showed off the rebuilt Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in downtown Portland Thursday. The roof of the building is slanted to allow the capture of rainwater for re-use. This is looking east toward Mt. Hood and the Hawthorne Bridge. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  11. University of Oregon’s English Gardner celebrates her win in the women’s 100 meter dash on the final day of Pac-12 championship competition at Hayward Field in Eugene Sunday. Gardner won with a time of 11.00. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  12. The Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport adopted a sea otter pup found in Morro Bay, Calif., after its mother was likely eaten by a shark. Aquarium mammalogist Johanna Black feeds “Otter 564” in preparation for his introduction to the general otter population at the aquarium, which happened May 8, 2012. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  13. In Lake Oswego:  brisk afternoon winds blow the blossoms off a tree, leaves a rain-soaked azalea blossom on the ground and paint a slow-exposure pattern of tree limbs against a backdrop of Oswego Lake. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian