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Nothing But the Truth

Call of Duty

Anna Sachse went into jury duty with visions of Law and Order, excited to be a part of the judicial system. She left with a much different vision: our system needs help.

  • By Anna Sachse
  • Published 01/19/2010

Mudroom

Eco-Erotica

Love yourself the Portland way: by going green with sustainable sex toys.

  • By Meghan Hilliard
  • Published 01/19/2010

Guv Watch

Old Dems, New Tricks

The Democratic race heats up as Kitzhaber stays ahead in Facebook friends and Twitter followers while Bradbury gets some help from above.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/19/2010

Currency

Solid Grounds

Local youth mentoring program P:ear helps kids get off the street and behind the counter with a barista program.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/19/2010

Mudroom

Chasing the Wind

Renewable Energy Composite Solutions and Oregon Wind battle in a war for wind.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 01/19/2010

Mudroom

Upward Bound

It's been 20 years since Barbara Roberts became Oregon's first female governor, and five years since Vera Katz was mayor, and since then, no woman has even been a major candidate for their offices. Emerge America, a Democratic women's boot camp, aims to

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 01/19/2010

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: Bank On It

Our "Food Chain" photo essay continues in this web-exclusive slideshow.

  • Published 12/22/2009

Liberal Believer

The Hitchens Transcript

The complete interview between the renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens and Unitarian minister Marilyn Sewell

  • Published 12/17/2009

Article

Vox Populi

What are the most tiresome Portland stereotypes? How spiritual is the city? What's the deal with Kitzhaber? We asked you, and here are your answers.

  • Published 12/16/2009

Christianity in Portland

Jesus' Favorite City

Despite a reputation as one of the "least-churched" regions in the country, Portland is a breeding ground for liberal Christianity. We sat down with a few of Portland's liberal church avant-garde and had a conversation about the value of religion.

  • By Martin Patail, Rachel Ritchie, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/11/2009

Feature

Questions of Faith

Christopher Hitchens’s 2007 book _God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything_ has made him arguably the nation’s most notorious atheist. Already renowned as a political columnist for _Vanity Fair_, _Slate_, and other magazines and known for his fre

  • Published 12/11/2009

Guv Watch

Kitzhaber: Sequel or Rerun?

Oregon's guv-in-boots takes a long hard look at another tenure in Salem.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/11/2009

the interwebs

Portland Googled

Our city's biggest searches

  • By Robert Runyon
  • Published 12/02/2009

Local Hero

Regular Joe

Itching to learn more about Joe Sacco after our Q&A? Here's our slideshow retrospective on the career of Portland's favorite comics journalist.

  • By Robert Runyon
  • Published 11/19/2009

Q&A: JOE SACCO

Behind the Lines

Joe Sacco has gone to warzones such as Goražde, Palestine, and Sarajevo and reported what he found in a series of critically acclaimed books, inadvertently helping to create comics journalism. He takes a break from preparing his newest, _Footnotes in Gaz

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/09/2009

Mudroom

Unspoken Word

On the heels of Megan McMorris' _P.S. What I Didn't Say_, a Portland native scours schools, churches, and prisons for letters indicating what someone would have said.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/09/2009

Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

Pedal Power

Two-wheeled innovations abound

  • Published 11/05/2009

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2009

Here are the winners of this year's Light a Fire awards. Winners range from a program that teaches chess to underprivileged children to one that provides new and gently used prom dresses to students that may not be able to afford their own.

  • By Kelly O'Brien, Elizabeth Buelow, Meghan Hilliard, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 10/09/2009

RIP CITY

Game On!

We look at five members of the reinvented and reimagined Portland Trail Blazers who are ready to answer the call of "Rip City" and lead the team to their ultimate mission: a world title.

  • By Benjamin Golliver
  • Published 10/09/2009

Mudroom

Toll Position

The mayoral race in Vancouver has a lot more to do with Portland than you would think, as issues about a toll for the Columbia River Crossing shape the campaigns.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/09/2009
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