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INTERVIEW

Could Mushrooms Offer the Cure for Cancer?

A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/10/2014

ONE-SENTENCE STORIES

Humpty Dumpty, Record-Breaking Yogis, and Beer in Space

It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.

  • By Nomad
  • Published 09/02/2014

GO FORTH AND EAT

3 Ultimate Oregon Bounty Road Trips

Explore video tours of Willamette Valley's wine country, Central Oregon's cattle lands and breweries, and the South Coast's sunny shores—then hit the road yourself!

  • Published 08/14/2014

DISPATCH

What's Killing the Oregon Sea Star?

Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting syndrome that could drastically change our coastal biodiversity.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/13/2014

VOX POPULI

Tell Us What You Think About Wine!

Take our free survey and enter to win a $100 gift card to Doug Fir.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/12/2014

REPORT

The Highs and Lows of Car-Free Living in PDX

One man gave up his car in favor of Portland’s many mobility options. He loves it. Most of the time.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 08/01/2014

ONE-SENTENCE STORIES

Being John Malkovich in PDX, Stolen Meteorites, and El Niño

It's another installment of the shortest stories in journalism—because there's simply no time for details.

  • Published 08/01/2014

PDX INDEX

Vacation Days, By the Numbers

Paid or not, Oregonians (and the tourists who love them) make the most of their days off.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/01/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: #LovingPDX, One Shot at a Time

Our readers show off their reasons to love Portland, from fresh summer berries to trail running in Forest Park.

  • Published 07/16/2014

BE PREPARED

The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide

The Cascadia Subduction Quake is coming. How bad will it be? Bad. (Maybe the worst natural disaster in US history.) Can we prepare? YES!

  • By Peter Holmstrom, Nomad, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/01/2014

LONG STORY SHORT

The Road to Legal Gay Marriage in Oregon

Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).

  • By Matty Newton and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/01/2014

BIG PICTURE

Would You Swim in the Willamette? Prove it.

Why the annual Big Float challenges Portlanders to dive in to the river that runs through us.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/01/2014

REPORT

Will Phil Knight's Cancer Challenge Hurt Oregon Charities?

Local nonprofits are pursuing huge fundraising goals. Will they all make the finish line?

  • By Nena Baker
  • Published 06/02/2014

LITERATURE FROM THE BLAST ZONE

Coming Back to the Lady

Legendary Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin offers a perspective on the blast and changing landscape of Mount St. Helens.

  • By Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Published 06/02/2014

ECOLOGY

Life Goes On: Mount St. Helens' Flora and Fauna

Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).

  • By Kelly Clarke and Dan Gay
  • Published 06/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of Park Avenue West

After failed dreams and a family feud, a 30-floor building is set to be Portland's fourth-tallest.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/02/2014

ENVIRONMENT

Adventures in the Quest to Save the Feral Honeybee

How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 06/02/2014

POSTSCRIPT

If Portland Monthly Became a Tabloid...

Ever wondered what we'd look like if we were "Portland's only reliable newspaper"?

  • Published 06/02/2014

NEWS

Portland Crowned King of Bike Commuting

A new report by the US Census Bureau shows that more Portlanders bike to work than residents of any major US city.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 05/29/2014

POLITICS

Five Essential Talking Points in Portland's Epic Water War

With ballots out to voters, the fate of the legendary Bull Run watershed (and City Council's political clout) hangs in the balance.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/08/2014
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