Leslie Pugmire Hole

Leslie Pugmire Hole has been a journalist for 20 years, primarily for newspapers in Oregon's coastal area, high desert and Portland metro area. During that time she also did freelance magazine work and co-wrote a book on the history of Redmond, Oregon. She currently lives in Portland and is a member of the Wilsonville Historical Society. She considers history a calling -- not just a passion. 

Author's Entries

  • Paul Missal (1941–)

    Paul Missal is a classically trained artist who influenced decades of art students after moving to Oregon in the 1970s. He is a co-founder of the cooperative Blackfish Gallery in Portland, a longtime instructor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), and an active exhibitor who is gifted …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Redmond

    Located about forty miles from the geographical center of Oregon, Redmond is a city in Oregon’s High Desert, near Smith Rock State Park and with a stunning view to the west of the Cascade Mountains. By the early twentieth century, the town was known as the Hub of …

    Oregon Encyclopedia