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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

VOX POPULI

Is the Big One Coming? Take Our Survey!

Answer 25 free questions on earthquakes, and enter to win a $150 gift card to Pazzo

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/02/2014

POSTSCRIPT

Reasons to Complain About Portland

From brunch lines to our terrible drivers, we balance our May issue love fest with a little bit of whine.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 05/01/2014

ENVIRONMENT

In Portland, Even Our Rats are Special

An in-depth look at the life and times of our city's above-average rodents

  • By Merilee Karr
  • Published 05/01/2014

DISPATCH

Humans of Portland Defy All Stereotypes

An Oregonian spin-off of New York's famous photoblog reveals a portrait of a city unlike any other.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/01/2014

JUST BECAUSE

Oregon's Beauty Captured in Stunning Slow Motion

From downtown Portland to frozen Multnomah Falls, Uncage the Soul brings Oregon's sights to life with stunning slow motion and time lapse videos.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 04/25/2014

POLITICS

Who Should Control Portland's Drinking Water?

A controversial campaign aims to take Bull Run away from City Council.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/15/2014

JUST BECAUSE

Weird War III: Portland Rising

In the ongoing battle for weirdest city, an Austin-based graphic designer crowns Portland as the quirkiest of all.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 04/03/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Four Buildings That Are Setting New Design Standards in Portland

Portland’s current multifamily housing boom is breeding some buildings to look forward to. Here are a few projects that each set new standards.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Orenco Station: Westward Expansion

A 20-year dream that this onetime nursery workers’ village would become a small city next to the MAX line is nearly fulfilled.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

The Jade District: East Side, Redefined

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

THE NEXT PORTLAND

Lloyd District: Ecotopia

With a new lush public plaza and major face-lift for the aging mall, Portland’s first “ecodistrict” will be a lean, green, sustainable machine.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014
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