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SNAPSHOT

That Time Uber Barreled Through Portland

We take a by-the-numbers look at Uber's hit & run with City Hall.

  • By Catalina Gaitán and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/02/2015

ELECTION SEASON

Oregon's Ballot is a Microcosm of Messy National Politics

Weed! Obamacare! Equal rights! The Koch Brothers! In this month’s off-year election, Oregon mirrors the gnarly state of national politics.

  • By Tim Dickinson
  • Published 11/03/2014

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

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

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: May 2014

We asked elected officials to toss invites to great Portlanders, and they came up with this all-star fantasy guest list.

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 05/01/2014

DISPATCH

Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: January 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 01/02/2014

PROFILE

Nancy Hales, Portland's First Lady

With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.

  • By Karen Karbo
  • Published 01/02/2014

HISTORY

Tom McCall's Way with Words

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we let Oregon's most legendary governor speak for himself

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/20/2013

DEVELOPMENT

Nike Comes To Town?

As Nike ponders an expansion in South Waterfront, we take a look at the company's developments elsewhere.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/23/2013

EDITOR'S NOTE

Sam Adams Exit Interview

Portland's departing mayor hastily answers some of our questions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/20/2012

MUDROOM

City Council Astrology

An astrologer predicts how our new city council will collaborate—and clash!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2012

POLITICS + MUSIC

Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012

Article

PDX Index: The Big Campaign

The numbers tell the story in any election, whether it's the current one or a pre-Civil War campaign.

  • Published 09/24/2012

Slideshow

Slide Show: PDX Index | The Big Campaign

  • Published 09/21/2012

Article

Smith and Hales: Two Questions About Character

The candidates vying to be Portland's mayor address two questions about character.

  • Published 09/12/2012

Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/23/2012

Mudroom

Power Play

Portland’s City Council inspires performance art.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 08/23/2012

Bright Lights

Portland Nice: The Rose City’s Thorny Race Politics

See excerpts from our April 9 Bright Lights discussion with three prominent African American leaders on how our city’s well-known liberal values may be thwarting a more equitable future.

  • By Rhea Combs
  • Published 05/18/2012

Feature

Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012
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