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International Harvesters

At one local school, a garden and cafeteria go global.

  • By Danielle Strom
  • Published 08/23/2012


Painting a Broader Canvas

A national art-college boom expands Portland’s creative palette.

  • By Camille Grigsby-Rocca
  • Published 08/23/2012


City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/17/2012


Meter Eaters

A new SmartMeter method saves money…and face.

  • By Eric Gold
  • Published 08/15/2012


All in the Family

Portland’s many sister cities include Bologna and Sapporo. But where the heck is Khabarovsk?

  • By Emily Wilson
  • Published 05/25/2012


Dark Journey

In the tough-on-crime ’90s, Oregon’s Measure 11 sentencing law sent teenager David Pedersen to juvenile jail—and then adult prison—for armed robbery. Fifteen years later, Pedersen got out and staged a West Coast killing spree.

  • By Alison Barnwell
  • Published 05/24/2012


This Land Is Whose Land?

The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 04/27/2012


Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

  • By Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 03/16/2012


Power Breakfast

Portland movers’ morning meals

  • Published 03/16/2012


Education Equation

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

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/26/2012


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!

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/20/2012


The Shape We’re In

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

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/23/2011

Portland Monthly Presents

Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 01/19/2011



The ethical and legal line between personal rights and public wrongs has always been blurry when it comes to pornography. Drs. Douglas Boyd and William Underwood, and their female staff entered a hall of mirrors as they tried to rid their office of a busi

  • By Lee Van Der Voo
  • Published 11/17/2010


Best Lawyers 2010

This list is compiled from _The Best Lawyers in America_, the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. _Best Lawyers_ lists attorneys in 80 specialties, representing all 50 states, who have been chosen through an exhaustive

  • Published 05/03/2010

Christianity in Portland

Jesus’s 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


Memorial Lane

Of the many civic battles that have shaped Portland over the decades, few match the one over Memorial Coliseum and the debate that began fifty-seven years ago about where to build it in the first place. A half century later, Mayor Sam Adams and Commission

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/26/2009


What happens when God goes broke?

His son might be able to walk on water, but even God is having trouble staying afloat in this economy. At least that’s the case at downtown’s First Unitarian Church, where, facing a $185,000 budget deficit, the doors may have to be shuttered for the month

  • By Lynette Sanchez
  • Published 05/19/2009


The Great Divide

As the city decides how to build its first new bridge in decades, should Portlanders push for form or function?

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 05/19/2009


Criminal Minds

A new team of volunteer sleuths turns up the heat on some of Multnomah County's coldest cases.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009
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