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1845-2013

50 Moments That Shaped Portland's History

How many flips of an 1835 copper penny did it take for Asa Lovejoy and Frances Pettygrove to name our city?

  • Published 05/05/2015

SPORTS

Dog Stars of the Eagle Cap Extreme

Oregon's answer to the Iditarod drives two- and four-legged racers to the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains for 4 unforgettable days each January.

  • By Sol Neelman and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/02/2013

RAINMAKER

Access Code

How Michelle Rowley's Code Scouts is launching women into programing careers

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 12/02/2013

CULTURE

Portland's Weird National Rankings

Tattoos? Single ladies? Cigarettes? How our place on official and unofficial lists paint a bizarre portrait of the city.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 12/02/2013

PDX INDEX

A New Years Eve Countdown

Our by-the-numbers look at 2013, from the Dalai Lama's Trail Blazers gear to the perpetually in-the-works Columbia River Crossing

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/02/2013

PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Car2Slow

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

  • Published 12/02/2013

CULTURE

Dude, Where's My Accent?

Why the California Vowel Shift may have us all by the tongue

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 12/02/2013

THE HISTORY ISSUE: AN APPENDIX

Ode on a Carpet, by T.S.A. Eliot

Soon, Portland International Airport will begin replacing the 14 acres of beloved blue-green carpet covering its terminals, a surface that has welcomed travelers since the early 1990s.

  • Published 12/02/2013

HISTORY

The 1978 Burnside Airplane Crash

When a jetliner plummeted into East Portland, an industry changed.

  • By Julie Whipple
  • Published 12/01/2013

NEWS

The Perfect Party December 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ronald McDonald to a venerated Portland-born photographer

  • Published 12/01/2013

WORLD

Utrecht: Portland's Next Sister City?

Our town hooks up with Utrecht in a city-to-city knowledge share

  • By Marco España
  • Published 11/21/2013

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