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VOX POPULI

What's Your Wildest Summer Memory?

Have you ever had to spoon your dog for warmth on a backpacking trip? Tell us and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/15/2015

REAL ESTATE 2015

How the New Max Orange Line Will Change Portland

The new Max line debuts in September. In neighborhoods the new train will connect, change is already rolling.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/07/2015

NORTHWEST NEWS

How Do You Save an Important Oregon Watershed?

A community restoration program has planted more than 4.5 million trees in the last decade…and they’re not stopping anytime soon.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/06/2015

CUTE ATTACK

One Woman's Crusade to Save the Neighborhood Squirrel

Furry friend or vermin? The line is blurry at this Vancouver-based wildlife rehabilitation nonprofit.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/02/2015

ENVIRONMENT

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/02/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Genius Scandinavian Architects Making Portland’s Public Market

A famed Norwegian design firm promises to turn a patch of asphalt into the James Beard Public Market—using global expertise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2015

LONG STORY SHORT

What Does it Feel Like to Wear a Blouse of Bees?

Portland's Bee queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/20/2015

ARCHITECTURE

The Epic Political Backstory Behind the (In)famous Portland Building

The clashing visions behind downtown’s most controversial building

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 03/12/2015

VOX POPULI

Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

Take our free dental survey and enter to win a $100 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/11/2015

NORTHWEST NEWS

Why Are Inmates Planting Trees in Tillamook Forest?

A prison work camp deep in the Tillamook Forest turns inmate labor into reforestation and firefighting.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/10/2015

PDX INDEX

A By-The-Numbers Look at Oregon's Organic Farm Industry

Oregon ranks #9 for most organic farms in the nation. Here's how those hard-working farmers make it work.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 03/02/2015

OUTDOORS

Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?

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

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 02/06/2015

REPORT

Will PNCA’s Landmark New HQ Spark a Renaissance in Old Town?

We take a look at the transformation of Portland's first post office into the growing art school's beating heart.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/03/2015

TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Did Portland Public Schools Get Its Transfer Policy Right?

We check in on the city's big decision on student shuffles—and the neighborhoods that may be impacted the most.

  • By Keegan Clements-Housser
  • Published 01/28/2015

TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Ranking Portland's Best Schools

We compare 596 public and private schools around the Portland metro area to see how your child's education measures up.

  • By Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/28/2015

TOP SCHOOLS 2015

Making a Case for Shop Class in the Twenty-First Century

Dan Ryan—CEO at All Hands Raised, the independent fundraising group for the city’s public education—talks vocational training for the real world.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/27/2015

TOP SCHOOLS 2015

How Hood River Students Help Run Their Super-Green School

An architectural lesson in earth science, where kids "eat their conservation vegetables before their solar cookies.”

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 01/27/2015

REPORT

How Will Portland Fare in a Future of Climate Change?

As our leaders prepare for a steamy future, Portland could still get off easy.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/05/2015

VENTURES

Mapping PDX’s Newest Direct Flights to International Locales

With five new international destinations, our cozy little airport is filling its passport. Here’s a look at the stories (and strategies) behind PDX’s global connections.

  • By Keegan Clements-Housser
  • Published 01/05/2015

DESIGN WITH A CONSCIENCE

Merging Architecture and Recovery at a New Women's Rehab Project

A new Portland drug- and alcohol-free facility offers recovering women a permanent home emphasizing community and design.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 01/05/2015
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