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The Long Play

PODCAST: Chloe Eudaly and Steve Novick on the Battle for Portland City Council

Two progressives fight it out for a chance to shape the city’s future.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/17/2016


After Malheur, How Could Rural Oregon Prepare for Another Armed Militia?

The Rural Organizing Project offers strategies for communities under siege by groups like the Bundy family.

  • By Ko Ricker
  • Published 10/13/2016

The Shakedown

What’s the Deal with Kate Brown?

After lucking into the gig, Oregon’s governor runs for reals.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/10/2016


The Battle of ‘86: How Oregon’s Last Great Election Came Down to One Fatal Mistake

Thirty years ago, Neil Goldschmidt took on Norma Paulus for governor—and the race became a turning point for politics in Oregon.

  • By Brent Walth
  • Published 10/10/2016

Imaginary Oregons

The Northwest Has Always Fantasized about Starting Its Own Country

From Cascadia to Ecotopia, welcome to all the Oregons that could have been.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/10/2016


Steve Novick vs. Chloe Eudaly: Portland’s Alterna-Election

The city council race is earnest, geeky, and quintessentially Portland.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/10/2016

PDX Index

Why Voting by Mail Is Better Than Any Other Way of Voting

Oregon stages a quiet revolution.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 10/10/2016


What Should Come Next for Portland's Downtown Parks?

Legendary landscape architect Douglas Macy will talk about a key thread of the city's urban DNA on Tuesday, Oct 11.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/07/2016

Special Events

Trump Meets Clinton Meets Bingo

Ever wanted to play a game where winning depends on whether Donald Trump mispronounces the name of a country? Welcome to Presidential Debate Bingo.

  • By Ko Ricker
  • Published 09/20/2016

Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016


Wieden & Kennedy Employees Shame Pro-Gun Politicians for Meaningless Tweets

A group of employees at the Portland ad agency is turning politicians' "thoughts and prayers" into a book for charity.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/24/2016


This Ringtone of Michelle Obama Telling Men to “Be Better” Is Going Viral

My pal made me a thing as a joke. Huffington Post called him a genius.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/24/2016


Portland's Powerful Response to the Orlando Massacre

In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/17/2016


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


The Women's Foundation Is Coming to Town and They Want Your Stories

On a 12-stop tour of Oregon to hear about the challenges and struggles of women and girls, the Women's Foundation's 1987 RV is hitting the road.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/30/2016


Why Portland’s Elected Leaders Keep Failing Despite the City’s Success

Portland is about to elect a new mayor. Again. Maybe this time, it will stick.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016


What’s the Deal With Ellen Rosenblum?

Oregon’s attorney general is running for a second term. But first, we size her up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016


Why Portlanders Have More in Common with the Bundy Militiamen Than We Think

The "occupation" is over, but the militia movement isn't going anywhere. We’re all bound by the complex history and future of the West.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/11/2016


What’s the Deal with Wim Wiewel?

Portland State’s president wants a new payroll tax. But first, we size him up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015


How Qualified Is Ted Wheeler, Really?

Oregon’s state treasurer is now running for Portland mayor. We size up the pros and cons.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/23/2015
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