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Gridiron Report

Portland State May Finally Have a Great Football Team

With a brilliant new coach, a wild style of play, and long odds, the Vikings set sail on a new era. But does anyone, like, care?

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 08/15/2016

Long Story Short

For Years, Karlen Yallup Fought Forest Fires Across the West

Now the 24-year-old, raised by a family of elite “hotshots,” wants to take the fight from Warm Springs to Washington.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/15/2016

Food Fighter

This Portlander Hustled Her Way to a No-Holds-Barred PBS Food Show

On The Original Fare, host Kelly Cox eats, drinks, and curses her way across the globe.

  • By Chad Walsh
  • Published 08/15/2016

Dispatch

Should Portland Save the Memorial Coliseum?

A small group of preservationists want to rescue the 55-year-old gray box from demolition.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 08/15/2016

SOUL SCENE

Revisiting the Mid-Century Jazz Clubs and Soul Food Kitchens of Portland’s Albina Neighborhood

Before it became a chic bike thoroughfare, N Williams was a compact universe of black-owned businesses.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 08/15/2016

TOP CHEF

The (James) Beard Supremacy: Five Portland Chefs Who Slay

Cory Schreiber, Philippe Boulot, Cathy Whims, Greg Higgins, and Vitaly Paley embody the mission of Oregon’s original locavore.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

THE TABLE SETTER

In the ‘70s and ‘80s, This Prolific Portland Restaurateur Redefined “Fine Dining”

Michael Vidor—the man behind L’Auberge, Genoa, and Tanuki—replaced stodge with bohemian, come-as-you-are excellence.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/15/2016

Outdoors

Watch This Hang-Glider Try to Catch Sweet, Sweet Air in Clinton Park

The "majesty of flight" indeed.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/05/2016

HABITAT

How Two Portlanders Turn Interior Design into Mind-Bending Art Projects

Artists Trish Grantham and Michael Paulus create striking, one-of-a-kind painted interiors across the city.

  • By Heather V. Keeling
  • Published 07/12/2016

ESSAY

A History Sleuth Tracks Down Portland’s Most Mysterious Founder—and Unearths a Much Rougher Origin Story Than You Know

According to Randall Trowbridge, primordial Portland was less “Little House on the Prairie and a little more Deadwood.”

  • By Leah Sottile
  • Published 07/12/2016

SPORTS

In the Run-Up to Rio, Can the Nike Oregon Project Outpace Controversy?

Portland native Galen Rupp is on track to run the Olympic marathon. Chasing him, and coach Alberto Salazar, is the elite sport’s complicated relationship with performance shortcuts.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: The Widmer Brothers Talk 20-Plus Years of Brewing—and Correct Your Pronunciation of "Hefe"

In 1986, Kurt and Rob Widmer dropped off their first keg of wheat beer at a small Portland bar. That Hefeweizen would go on to become one of America's most iconic brews. The brothers reminisce about how it all came to be, and tell us what might be next.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/11/2016

PYROTECHNICS

What Does It Take to Light Up the Waterfront Blues Fest?

From ordering explosives to choreographing the 22-minute show, Heather Gobet is Portland's go-to pyrotechnician.

  • By Marisa Russell
  • Published 06/28/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Chef Aaron Barnett on Ego, Offal, and the Next Big Threat for Portland Restaurants

The chef of St. Jack and La Moule has spent a decade in Portland, seeing it become a city where "kidneys sell like crack." Now he sees the restaurant world changing around him.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/27/2016

NATURAL HEALING

Why This Crowdfunded Urban Therapy Yurt Really Works

At least according to one Portland counselor.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 06/24/2016

PROFILE

Meet the Portland Personal Trainer Who Promises Body Positivity and Zero Bro Vibes

Lacy Davis once battled anorexia and bulimia. Now she’s flipped the switch on a new kind of workout culture.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016

ACCESSORIES

This Portland Start-Up Wants You to Lick Your Cat

The Kickstarter-funded Licki Brush lets you groom your pet.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 06/21/2016

BEER ME

Meet Rainier’s First New Beer in 20 Years

A post-Prohibition-style ale bottled in burly pounders? Pale Mountain Ale marks the iconic brewery's return to Washington state after 13 years in SoCal. Tagline: “It’s good to be home.”

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/17/2016

HEALTH NEWS

An Oregon Court Recognized “Non-Binary” as a Gender—Here’s What That Means

Will a Multnomah County ruling spark a new wave of acceptance for people who don’t identify as male or female?

  • By Mads Ambrose
  • Published 06/15/2016

SPORTS

Is This the Greatest Disc Golf Shot of All Time?

Magic happened in Milo McIver State Park this week.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/15/2016
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