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Why Portland’s Elected Leaders Keep Failing Despite the City’s Success

Portland is about to elect a new mayor. Again. Maybe this time, it will stick.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016


5 Unsettling Lessons from Vice’s Guide to Surviving the Big One

Bungalows are cute, but they might be your downfall.  

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 03/04/2016


It’s Not Spring Till the Cherry Blossoms Pop

These trees are pretty in pink.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 03/01/2016


Can Portland Artists Survive the City’s New Gilded Age?

A property boom means mass evictions and escalating rents. What does that mean for our creative scene?

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/01/2016


The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016


The City of Portland Finally Gets Its Own Warship

The war-ready USS Portland can deploy marines, helicopters, and tilt-rotor aircraft—thankfully not in Portland.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/16/2016


Uber Has To Pay Back All Those "Safe Ride" Fees

The city's least popular company probably owes you cash.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/15/2016


App Developer Panic Switches Gears with Video Game "Firewatch," a Mystery Set in the Remote Wilderness

Dropping today, the game places you in a fire lookout with nothing but a radio and your wits.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/09/2016


Meet the Portland Animal Lovers Who Save Neglected Dogs with One Simple Fix

How an innovative small nonprofit picked one issue and created change

  • By Winston Ross
  • Published 12/21/2015


New #OregoniansGive Campaign to Channel Holiday Spending to Local Nonprofits

Think of this Tuesday as the Black Friday of charity.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/29/2015


A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 11/24/2015


Oregon's Massive Christmas Tree Industry Gets Ready for a Record Holiday Season

5 things you didn't know about the nation's #1 Christmas tree producing state. (That's us!)

  • By Rachel Grozanick and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/23/2015


Uber to Deliver Health Kits and Flu Shots to Portlanders

This Thursday, UberHealth will bring you a "wellness pack" and flu shots for up to 10 people (registered nurse included).

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/17/2015


The Local Quest to Save a Northern California Wilderness

A local nonprofit and a creative agency are racing against time to save an immaculate chunk of Northern California wilderness.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/16/2015


North Portland’s Iconic Paul Bunyan Statue is Finally Getting Some Love

Oregon’s only historic roadside attraction needs more than a new coat of paint.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/10/2015


Can Portland Chefs Save the Northwest's At-Risk Seafood Stocks?

Modern fishing is wiping out the world's fish, but local restaurants could provide a solution.

  • By Lee Van Der Voo
  • Published 10/19/2015


Climate Change and the Willamette Valley—What Should We Worry About? What Should We Do? 

Leading thinkers expound on the region's climatic transformation.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/07/2015


Reflecting on the Past, Present, and Future of Portland's Pearl District

Looking back on the neighborhood's Wild West days—and wondering what's in store for the area as new towers continue to rise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/05/2015


What Was Your Quintessential Oregon Summer Moment?

As fall officially kicks off, we look back at a season of beach trips, bike rides, and record heat waves. Add your memory to the mix!

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/23/2015


Can Keen Save America's Endangered Wilderness with a Single RV?

Five major national wilderness areas—including Eastern Oregon's Wild Owyhee Canyonlands—are at risk. One Portland shoe company wants to do something about it.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 09/21/2015
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