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Fire!

The Hottening: Five Tips For Fire Season

From firenados to climate change, we step back for a cool look at what the world's hottest summer means for Oregon.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 08/19/2016

Hotel Makeovers

How Five Old-Guard Portland Hotels Plan To Keep Up

Portland's tourism boom means an impending glut of shiny new hotels. What are the veterans doing to stay fresh?

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 08/17/2016

The Shakedown

Should Portland Welcome the Southern Menace—aka Californians?

Welcome to Oregon. Please don’t stay. Or do?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/15/2016

Essay

All Kids Should Go Mushrooming—If They Can Keep Their Little Mouths Shut

Even toddler fungiphiles must be tight-lipped.

  • By Lily Raff McCaulou
  • Published 08/15/2016

5 Things About

Oregonians Killed 67,000 Big Game Animals Last Year

And other fun facts about hunting in the Beaver State.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/15/2016

Q&A

Are Crickets the Protein of the Future?

Oregon’s Poda Foods makes cricket powder that is edible, sustainable, and nutritious (and, apparently, mild in flavor).

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 08/15/2016

Dispatch

Should Portland Save the Memorial Coliseum?

A small group of preservationists want to rescue the 55-year-old gray box from demolition.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 08/15/2016

SCIENCE

The Big One Just Got a Little More Likely

Major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquakes occur more often than we thought.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/05/2016

Outdoors

Watch This Hang-Glider Try to Catch Sweet, Sweet Air in Clinton Park

The "majesty of flight" indeed.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/05/2016

Beer Me

Could a Megabrew Merger Threaten Oregon Craft Beer?

Local brewers—and US Senator Jeff Merkley—rally against a potential union of the world's two biggest beer empires, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/22/2016

Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016

Video Games

A 1994 Video Game Classic, Reborn in Portland

Night Dive Studios has raised more than $1 million to remake the cult classic System Shock from the ground up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/19/2016

LEVEL UP

Ground Kontrol vs. Quarterworld: Which Portland Arcade Reigns Supreme?

Two arcades that are also bars? Adulthood is no longer mandatory.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/12/2016

UNDERDOGS

At One Oregon Jail, Young Men and Unwanted Dogs Help Each Other

Project POOCH saves dogs’ lives while teaching skills to juvenile offenders.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 07/12/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

As the Portland Streetcar Turns 15, Here’s What You Need to Know about Our Little Trolley

Including whether you should wait or walk.

  • By Marty Patail and Margaret Seiler
  • Published 07/12/2016

DISPATCH

Enchanted Forest, Oregon’s Brilliantly Surreal Amusement Park, Turns 45

The family-run Willamette Valley icon lives on as a fortress of yesteryear fun.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

NEWS

After Dallas, Portland Community Leaders Rally at City Hall

Mayor Charlie Hales says America's gun violence has got to stop.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/08/2016

PARK FLICKS

A Giant Inflatable Movie Screen Pops Up in Four Oregon State Parks

This summer, the Hollywood Theatre launches its first outdoor film series event, with films playing in parks like Molalla River and Stub Stewart.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/24/2016

ACTIVISM

Wieden & Kennedy Employees Shame Pro-Gun Politicians for Meaningless Tweets

A group of employees at the Portland ad agency is turning politicians' "thoughts and prayers" into a book for charity.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/24/2016

PORTLAND PRIDE

Portland's Powerful Response to the Orlando Massacre

In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/17/2016
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