The Big One Just Got a Little More Likely

Major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquakes occur more often than we thought.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail


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

The "majesty of flight" indeed.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail


The Thorns Light Up Providence Park with a Weekend Win

Portland pulled off a big win against Seattle on Saturday. We’ve got three takeaways from a plucky, lucky night.  

08/01/2016 By Katelyn Best

Beer Me

Could a Megabrew Merger Threaten Oregon Craft Beer?

Local brewers—and US Senator Jeff Merkley—rally against a potential union of the world's two biggest beer empires, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.

07/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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.

07/21/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

Video Games

A 1994 Video Game Classic, Reborn in Portland

Night Dive Studios has raised more than $1 million to remake the cult classic System Shock from the ground up.

07/19/2016 By Marty Patail


The Thorns’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Portland falls spectacularly in Houston. We’ve got three takeaways from an abysmal game.

07/18/2016 By Katelyn Best


Should Portland Bring Back Pro Baseball?

America’s pastime has been banished from the city since 2010.

07/12/2016 By Marty Patail


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.

07/12/2016 By Heather V. Keeling


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.”

07/12/2016 By Leah Sottile


Ground Kontrol vs. Quarterworld: Which Portland Arcade Reigns Supreme?

Two arcades that are also bars? Adulthood is no longer mandatory.

07/12/2016 By Marty Patail


At One Oregon Jail, Young Men and Unwanted Dogs Help Each Other

Project POOCH saves dogs’ lives while teaching skills to juvenile offenders.

07/12/2016 By Claire Colby


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.

07/12/2016 By Ramona DeNies


Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

07/12/2016 By Kailla Coomes


Enchanted Forest, Oregon’s Brilliantly Surreal Amusement Park, Turns 45

The family-run Willamette Valley icon lives on as a fortress of yesteryear fun.

07/12/2016 By Eden Dawn


The Thorns Finally Lost

Without their national team players, Portland couldn't dig themselves out against FC Kansas City.

07/11/2016 By Katelyn Best


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.

07/11/2016 By Marty Patail


After Dallas, Portland Community Leaders Rally at City Hall

Mayor Charlie Hales says America's gun violence has got to stop.

07/08/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan


The Thorns Are Still Undefeated

In a home matchup against New Jersey's Sky Blue FC, Portland pulls off another comeback win—without their stars.

07/05/2016 By Katelyn Best