Education Equation

Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.

01/26/2012 By Martin Patail

Out and About

Red Lanterns Light Up the New Year

Bid a happy Chinese New Year at Lan Su Garden, with festivities now through February 6.

01/22/2012 By Kristin Belz


Sole Savior

With the help of JD's Shoe Repair you can firm up your commitment to your current footwear.

01/20/2012 By Eden Dawn


Progress Report 2012: Our Schools

A decision about your child's schooling is one of the most important you'll ever make. It helps to be educated!

01/20/2012 Edited by Martin Patail


The Lion's Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

01/20/2012 By Eric Hansen


Video: Well Cobbled

Those boots might be made for walking—but only for so long. See how Julie Derrick, owner of JD’s Shoe Repair, can save your soles.

01/20/2012 Videography by Stephen Person


Home Court Advantage

Resolve to exercise more in 2012? A home basketball or tennis court could help.

01/08/2012 By Kristin Belz


Mobile Mappers

Feeling lost at Powell's or the Portland Art Museum? There's an app for that.

12/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies


The Shape We're In

The Rose City's latest movers and shakers are a diplomatic and cooperative bunch.

12/23/2011 By Zach Dundas


The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas


True Grit

There's room to move in this grueling cycle sport where riders outnumber fans.

12/16/2011 By Shoshanna Cohen

Holiday Giving

Helping Create Habitats for Humanity

Appreciating having a home, and making new homes for those who have none.

12/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Crafty Wonderland Returns

One stop shopping comes to the Convention Center December 10-11, as Portland’s creatives converge for a weekend extravaganza of visual art and handmade crafts.

11/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Back Page

Occupy Santa

The people of Portland have a few Yuletide demands.



New Seasons

Local snowboarding CEO has outerwear ideas that go beyond the slopes.

11/23/2011 By Ramona DeNies


Lasting Legacies

Pour some on the pavement for our dearly departed citizens.

11/23/2011 By Zach Dundas and Meghan Ratliffe


Five Questions For: Greta Binford

Lewis & Clark’s splendid spider woman indulges her attraction to arachnids.

11/23/2011 By Eleanor R. Brown

Scene & Heard

Shipping News

Take a look inside FedEx’s Troutdale nerve center.

11/23/2011 By Martin Patail


New Money

A 13-year-old local lad takes philanthropy to heart.

11/23/2011 By Ashleigh Westmoreland


Mile High Club

Ambitious rocketeers from Portland State University man a high-desert launchpad.

11/18/2011 By Zach Dundas