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Oregon’s Civil War Buffs

Our historical reenactors passionately relive battles between North and South

  • By Riley Stevenson
  • Published 11/21/2012

Portland Glossary

Word on the Street: Phaker

A definition for Portland life

  • Published 10/16/2012


Word on the Street: Belabor Day

A Portland glossary

  • Published 08/23/2012


The Perfect Party

The guests we’d most like at our dinner table this month.

  • Published 08/23/2012


Crowd Pleaser

An abortion clinic escort at the Lovejoy Surgicenter confronts Portland’s clashing colors.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 08/17/2012


Fir Fight

Shrubs are out. Time for an Oregon tree in the White House.

  • By Nino Padova
  • Published 08/15/2012


Star Track

Yes, I wanted to be universally adored—but not famous

  • By Storm Large
  • Published 08/14/2012


Hand Jive

Is a gesture worth a thousand words? The Language Hunters hope their hands will speak volumes.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 04/27/2012

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The Sunday Life Line

Confronted by skyrocketing prices in inner North and Northeast Portland, many African Americans who grew up there have moved to the more affordable edges of the city. So churches are finding ways to bring them back for services. Every Sunday, Roberta Tyle

  • By Stephen Person and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/23/2012


Beyond the Churches

Jefferson High School & SEI

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/17/2012


By the Grace of God

As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now, scattered across the farthest reaches of America&rsquo

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/17/2012

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Occupy Santa

The people of Portland have a few Yuletide demands.

  • Published 11/23/2011


The Best of Times

A recent Brookings Institution study identified Portland as one of the recession’s hardest-hit cities ... in the world. But Portland harbors good news in business—and even more crucial areas, like education and, y'know, oxygen.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/22/2010

Fun 101: An Appendix

Home Economics

Clip out these coupons when you need a rest from the little ones...or something else from your significant other.

  • Published 04/27/2010


Shades of Success

The Dewey Color System test (which anticipates the potential careers of participants based on their favorite shades) is put to work as we experiment on prominent Portlanders.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/23/2010


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


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


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


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


Shortcut to Heaven

To honor the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle Paul's birth, Pope Benedict XVI granted all Catholic dioceses around the world the authority to grant plenary indulgences—code for forgiveness of previous sins. But there's a catch: you've got j

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 05/26/2009
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