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EDUCATION

Inside Portland’s Schools

Explore the fast-changing landscape of local learning.

  • By Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, Alex Madison, Matthew Billington, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/15/2016

INSIDE THE SCHOOL BOARD

Gentrification, Testing, and Social Justice: School Boards Sit at the Center of the Storm

How Portland’s volunteer education leaders cope with an impossible job.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/15/2016

TEST YOURSELF

Could You Handle the Brutal New Test Oregon Students Face?

The state’s Smarter Balanced test is a real doozy.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/15/2016

ISSUES & INNOVATION

Portland’s Schools Take On Tough Issues and Bold Ideas

From absentee kindergartners to meditation classes, local education is transforming.

  • By Emma Mannheimer, Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, Alex Madison, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/15/2016

REPORT

Meet the Portland Animal Lovers Who Save Neglected Dogs with One Simple Fix

How an innovative small nonprofit picked one issue and created change

  • By Winston Ross
  • Published 12/21/2015

EDUCATION

Is This The Perfect College For the 21st Century?

The Indiegogo-funded Wayfinding Academy will focus on honing real-world skills rather than fulfilling prerequisites.

  • By Keegan Clements-Housser
  • Published 12/21/2015

PHILANTHROPY

New #OregoniansGive Campaign to Channel Holiday Spending to Local Nonprofits

Think of this Tuesday as the Black Friday of charity.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/29/2015

HEALTH

Uber to Deliver Health Kits and Flu Shots to Portlanders

This Thursday, UberHealth will bring you a "wellness pack" and flu shots for up to 10 people (registered nurse included).

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/17/2015

OUTDOORS

The Local Quest to Save a Northern California Wilderness

A local nonprofit and a creative agency are racing against time to save an immaculate chunk of Northern California wilderness.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/16/2015

CITY NEWS

North Portland’s Iconic Paul Bunyan Statue is Finally Getting Some Love

Oregon’s only historic roadside attraction needs more than a new coat of paint.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/10/2015

CITY PLANNING

Reflecting on the Past, Present, and Future of Portland's Pearl District

Looking back on the neighborhood's Wild West days—and wondering what's in store for the area as new towers continue to rise.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/05/2015

SO LONG, SUMMER

What Was Your Quintessential Oregon Summer Moment?

As fall officially kicks off, we look back at a season of beach trips, bike rides, and record heat waves. Add your memory to the mix!

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/23/2015

NEWS

Why Is a Seattle Politician Campaigning in Portland?

Kshama Sawant gained notoriety in Seattle as the headstrong socialist voice of city council. This Saturday, she's bringing her reelection campaign to Portland.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 09/10/2015

NEWS

Marijuana Legalization: Where Are We Now?

The chief petitioner of last year's successful legalization measure talks about where we are now—and where we have to go.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/04/2015

NEWS

For Lummi Nation, a PDX Stop; for Mayor Hales, a Photo Op

A massive totem pole travels up the Columbia River with First Nations protesters, pauses in Portland for a blessing.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 08/28/2015

PDX INDEX

The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/24/2015

BIG PICTURE

Like Most of Our Favorite Things, Portland's Newest Bridge Was Hand Made

Local photographer Bruce Forster shares dozens of photos of Tilikum Crossing's built-by-hand span.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 08/24/2015

ANNALS OF ADVERTISING

The Portland Creative Agency That Believes Happiness Is a Faceful of Pie

Renowned local firm Sockeye combines staff morale, self-branding, and delicious whipped cream.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/27/2015

PORTLAND BY THE NUMBERS

11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

  • By Amy Martin and Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/21/2015

SPOTLIGHT

Portland's Colorful Mural Festival is Changing the Face of the City

Local and international artists take to the streets for the annual Forest for the Trees festival with 15 new murals.

  • By Fiona McCann and Michael Novak
  • Published 07/20/2015
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