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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

ACTIVISM

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

RINGTONE ACTIVISM

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 PRIDE

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

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

WOMEN'S ISSUES

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

POLITICS

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

SHAKEDOWN

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

ESSAY

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

SHAKEDOWN

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

THE SHAKEDOWN

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

A LIFE AGAINST DEATH

Meet the Man Battling to Abolish Executions in Oregon

As the national debate on capital punishment shifts, Ron Steiner continues his fight.

  • By Rachel Saslow
  • Published 09/21/2015

PDX INDEX

Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

  • By Jayce Wagner
  • Published 06/22/2015

POLITICS

Meet the Oregonian Who Helped Transform the Patriot Act

Ron Wyden's most secretive staffer helps the senior US senator craft his take on national surveillance.

  • By Nigel Duara
  • Published 06/22/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from gay rights advocates against Jeb Bush to new governor Kate Brown.

  • Published 04/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

How Strategist Rebecca Tweed Transformed Oregon Politics

The political consultant behind more than 40 Oregon campaigns goes beyond party lines to elect the best person for the job.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

Why Oregon is the Only State that Doesn’t Limit Legal Access to Abortion

No waiting periods, no mandated parental involvement, and no limitations on publicly funded abortions? This is how we got here.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 03/02/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

How Kendall Clawson Doubled the Number of Women Running Oregon

The Office of the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff has fought for the LGBTQ community, supported people diagnosed with AIDS, and radically changed the face of the state's policy boards. And she's not done yet.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015

INTERVIEW

Portland's Mayor Says the Future is Bright—If Anyone Can Still Afford to Live Here

Halfway through his term Portland's mayor reflects on the city's rising skyline, an urban world, and the city's greatest challenge.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/02/2015
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