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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

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top Magazine Stories of 2014

Best bars! Earthquake survival! Day trips! Hot neighborhoods! Sandwiches! We take a look back on the best of the best.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Portland Monthly's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

From a "store" full of 100% free stuff to the baby from Labyrinth, we take a look back at the stories you loved most this year.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/31/2014

INTERVIEW

Rebooting an Ugly PSU Building with Euro Style

World-renowned German architect Stefan Behnisch talks Portland and why dictators don’t necessarily build better.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Oregon Altruism, By the Numbers

How many of us volunteer? What percentage of our incomes go to charity? How much do our nonprofits really make?

  • By Anna Loh
  • Published 12/01/2014

BIG IN JAPAN

Why Are Tokyo Tastemakers Obsessed with Portland?

Why, exactly, would residents of tech-savvy Japan covet our roasted vegetables and Pendleton cardigans?

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/01/2014

VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Money

Take our free, anonymous survey and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/11/2014

BIG PICTURE

We Need To Replace the Burnside Bridge. Should it Look Like This?

Come the Big One, the central bridge will serve as a lifeline for earthquake relief supplies. But who will pay for it, and what will its design say about the city?

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014

DESIGN

6 Amazing Living Walls Redefining "Greenspace" in Portland

We explore PSU's exciting outdoor Ecological Learning Plaza and a handful of the city's best vertical gardens.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 10/10/2014
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