The Cascadian Nautical Flag

by Alexander Baretich, Vexilloid Tabloid #53 Cascadia is a bioregion roughly encompassing Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and parts of other states and provinces in the U.S. and Canada’s Pacific Northwest (see VT #36). In 2012, nearly 17 years after designing the popular Cascadian flag, I created a nautical flag for Cascadia, specifically for vessels of… Continue reading The Cascadian Nautical Flag

Oregon Flag Registry Update

from Vexilloid Tabloid #53 The Oregon Flag Registry is an ongoing project by the PFA to document the flags of all Oregon tribes, counties, cities, and other flag-using entities.  Current status: Total Prospects Identified: 118 Total Entries Assigned: 32 Total Entries Completed:16 The Registry is online at  Contact Scott Mainwaring to join the team:  info… Continue reading Oregon Flag Registry Update

What’s in the Flower Bed This Year?

From Vexilloid Tabloid #53 Every year, Michael Orelove plants his “flower bed” to represent a flag.  Since 2010 he has grown the U.S., Oregon, U.K., Canada, and Alaska flags.  This year he honors his native city, Chicago. The flag has a white field with two horizontal light-blue stripes and four red stars arranged horizontally in… Continue reading What’s in the Flower Bed This Year?

Flutterings (from VexTab #53)

from Vexilloid Tabloid #53 Note: "Flutterings" — notes from the editor on our last meeting — is a regular feature in The Vexilloid Tabloid. July Flutterings You Need to Know In our July meeting, hosted by Ted Kaye, 16 PFA members enjoyed a lively 3+-hour evening of flags and other wide-ranging topics.  As the host, Ted led the… Continue reading Flutterings (from VexTab #53)

The Confederate Flag Flap

by Ted Kaye, Vexilloid Tabloid #53 In June, the flag world witnessed a huge shift in attitudes toward the Confederate Battle Flag.  Following the race-based shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, public opinion moved swiftly toward removing the flag from public displays and from merchant shelves. “Few emblems in American history have provoked stronger passions than… Continue reading The Confederate Flag Flap

Vexilloid Tabloid #53

The fifty-third edition of our club newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, is here, featuring: The Confederate Flag Flap (Ted Kaye) Flags of the Rose Festival Fleet (Scott Mainwaring) A Flag for Pluto (Scott Mainwaring) The Cascadian Nautical Flag (Alexander Baretich) And, as always: notes from our last meeting, flags in the news, the Portland flag miscellany,… Continue reading Vexilloid Tabloid #53