Brigadier General James B. Thayer. (Courtesy photo)

Where We Live: Oregon Military Museum

The Oregon Military Museum was named after one of Oregon’s greatest war heroes. Now his famous son Tommy Thayer, of KISS, is helping make th…

Harry Hopkins readies ballots for mailing in Portland, Ore., Thursday, April 27, 2006. Oregon voters will vote by mail in the May 16 primary election.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Where We Live: Voting by mail in Oregon

Oregon became the first state to go totally vote-by-mail in 1998, when nearly 70% of Oregonians approved ballot measure 60. Phil Keisling wa…