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HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014

TOP DOCTORS & NURSES 2013

Trauma Night

Jennifer Parker steers the sick and wounded through medicine’s darkest hours. We tracked her for one shift: a rare look at the complicated work of saving lives.

  • By Zach Dundas and Leah Nash
  • Published 01/02/2014

ENTERTAINMENT

Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

  • By William Anthony and Aaron Scott
  • 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

BEST OF 2013

Word on the Street: Portland’s 2013 Glossary

Language is a constantly evolving beast, growing alongside the people who speak and use it. What new words were added to the Portland vernacular this year?

  • Published 12/12/2013

COVER STORY

50 Moments That Shaped Portland

Our spin through Portland’s raucous 170 years reveals a city molded by punks and power brokers, by brilliant breakthroughs and a few heinous mistakes.

  • By Doug Kenck-Crispin, Alexandria Bordas, Cari Johnson, Caitlin Feldman, Marco España, Marty Patail, Zach Dundas, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/02/2013

CULTURE

The Cruciverbalist

Portland's global crossword puzzle star is deeply tied to the world of wordcraft.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 12/02/2013

PORTLAND GLOSSARY

Word on the Street: Car2Slow

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

  • Published 12/02/2013

CULTURE

Portland's Weird National Rankings

Tattoos? Single ladies? Cigarettes? How our place on official and unofficial lists paint a bizarre portrait of the city.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 12/02/2013

FOOD NEWS

Oregon's Native Oyster, Reborn

Diners and scientists unite to revive the Olympia, the North Pacific Coast's only native oyster species

  • By Virginia Gewin
  • Published 12/02/2013

DESIGN

Green House

PSU architechs turn a Haitian orphanage into an eco-design case study.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/02/2013

PDX INDEX

A New Years Eve Countdown

Our by-the-numbers look at 2013, from the Dalai Lama's Trail Blazers gear to the perpetually in-the-works Columbia River Crossing

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/02/2013

RAINMAKER

Access Code

How Michelle Rowley's Code Scouts is launching women into programing careers

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 12/02/2013

SPORTS

Dog Stars of the Eagle Cap Extreme

Oregon's answer to the Iditarod drives two- and four-legged racers to the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains for 4 unforgettable days each January.

  • By Sol Neelman and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/02/2013

CULTURE

Dude, Where's My Accent?

Why the California Vowel Shift may have us all by the tongue

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 12/02/2013

THE HISTORY ISSUE: AN APPENDIX

Ode on a Carpet, by T.S.A. Eliot

Soon, Portland International Airport will begin replacing the 14 acres of beloved blue-green carpet covering its terminals, a surface that has welcomed travelers since the early 1990s.

  • Published 12/02/2013

NEWS

The Perfect Party December 2013

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ronald McDonald to a venerated Portland-born photographer

  • Published 12/01/2013

HISTORY

The 1978 Burnside Airplane Crash

When a jetliner plummeted into East Portland, an industry changed.

  • By Julie Whipple
  • Published 12/01/2013

WORLD

Utrecht: Portland's Next Sister City?

Our town hooks up with Utrecht in a city-to-city knowledge share

  • By Marco España
  • Published 11/21/2013

HABITAT

Tailoring Thomas

Thomas Lauderdale's famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived.

  • By Lincoln Barbour and Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013
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