The Dalai Lama spoke at the University of Portland during the opening of a three-day environmental summit, May 9, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Ty Nguyen)

Photos: The Dalai Lama in Portland

Maitripa College, the only Tibetan Buddhist college in the Pacific Northwest, sponsored the Dalai Lama’s visit to Portland.

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2006 file photo, Country music legend George Jones waves to the crowd during his 75th birthday celebration at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006. From left are Joe Diffie; Jones' wife, Nancy; Craig Morgan; Jones; Tanya Tucker; and Joe Nichols. Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81. Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure, according to his publicist Kirt Webster.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)

Photos: Remembering George Jones

In a career that lasted more than 50 years, “Possum” recorded more than 150 albums and became the champion and symbol of traditional country…

President Barack Obama, and former presidents, from second from left, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter arrive for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center ,Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

Photos: Bush’s library dedication

All five living presidents — George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter – where on hand Thursday for the …