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INDUSTRY

The Giant Floating Drydock That Fixed Shell's Arctic Oil Ship Is Just Getting Started

What the nation's largest floating dry dock has to do with #SHELLNO and the Portland economy

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/21/2015

BY THE NUMBERS

Is the Drought Here For Good?

We take a look at the impact of the drought on the Northwest, from wildfires to rising temps

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/21/2015

NEWS

Why Is a Seattle Politician Campaigning in Portland?

Kshama Sawant gained notoriety in Seattle as the headstrong socialist voice of city council. This Saturday, she's bringing her reelection campaign to Portland.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 09/10/2015

NEWS

Marijuana Legalization: Where Are We Now?

The chief petitioner of last year's successful legalization measure talks about where we are now—and where we have to go.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/04/2015

NEWS

For Lummi Nation, a PDX Stop; for Mayor Hales, a Photo Op

A massive totem pole travels up the Columbia River with First Nations protesters, pauses in Portland for a blessing.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 08/28/2015

PDX INDEX

The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/24/2015

BIG PICTURE

Like Most of Our Favorite Things, Portland's Newest Bridge Was Hand Made

Local photographer Bruce Forster shares dozens of photos of Tilikum Crossing's built-by-hand span.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/24/2015

ANNALS OF ADVERTISING

The Portland Creative Agency That Believes Happiness Is a Faceful of Pie

Renowned local firm Sockeye combines staff morale, self-branding, and delicious whipped cream.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/27/2015

PORTLAND BY THE NUMBERS

11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

  • By Amy Martin and Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/21/2015

ARCHITECTURE

This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

SPOTLIGHT

Portland's Colorful Mural Festival is Changing the Face of the City

Local and international artists take to the streets for the annual Forest for the Trees festival with 15 new murals.

  • By Fiona McCann and Michael Novak
  • Published 07/20/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: August 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month’s most fascinating people, from a superhuman mountainclimber to a long-lost put bull.

  • Published 07/20/2015

ENVIRONMENT

Inside the Oregon Nonprofit Preserving the World's Best Apples

The Temperate Orchard Conservancy is fighting real estate woes—and the clock—to save 4,000 varieties of the Northwest's major crop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/20/2015

DISPATCH

How the Oregon Dunes Inspired Sci-Fi Classic 'Dune'

50 years ago, Frank Herbert's cult-classic novel got its start along the Oregon coast.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

VOX POPULI

What Portland Would Look Like as an Independent Country

We asked our readers to vote on how our city would operate as a sovereign nation. Here's what we found (all hail the barter economy!)

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/20/2015

NEWS

Portland Japanese Garden Unveils Major $33.5 Million Expansion

Construction will begin this September on three new LEED-certified buildings and seven new garden spaces.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015

5 THINGS ABOUT

The Dirt on Southeast Portland's New Goat Blocks

We dig into the massive development on the SE Belmont blocks once roamed by charismatic goats.

  • Published 06/22/2015

PDX INDEX

Will Wild Wolves Survive in Oregon?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 05/26/2015

PDX INDEX

Comparing the Costs of Portland's Top Colleges

As local schools prepare for commencement, we do the math on the class of 2015.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/27/2015

FEATURE

Is South Waterfront Portland's Next Great Neighborhood?

Powered by an ambitious new vision, the glossy, glassy, high-rise experiment down by the river is finally turning into a real neighborhood. The question is, what kind?

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 04/27/2015
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