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BIG PICTURE

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014
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PROFILE

Death Becomes Her

The "Green Reaper" of Boring, Oregon finds a calling—and a fresh start for an industry in flux—with wicker caskets, backyard burials, and free baby hugs.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 02/03/2014
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VENTURES

Point 97's Ocean Conservation Apps Make Waves

A Ecotrust spin-off from local data navigator Ruby Gates steers high-tech solutions out to sea.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 02/03/2014
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NEWS

The Birdmen of PDX

A behind-the-scenes airport effort protects flying humans from avian threats.

  • By Michael Zusman
  • Published 01/02/2014
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HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014
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FOOD NEWS

Oregon's Native Oyster, Reborn

Diners and scientists unite to revive the Olympia, the North Pacific Coast's only native oyster species

  • By Virginia Gewin
  • Published 12/02/2013
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CULTURE

Portland's Urban Homestead Laws

Harvest season got you hankering to start your own super-Portlandy backyard farm? Master the local rules of citified animal husbandry.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 09/03/2013
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FALL ARTS PROFILE

Visionary Photographer Robert Adams Turns His Lens on Oregon

A new exhibition explores how the legendary landscape photographer portrays a changing west—and his own convictions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/03/2013
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NEWS

The Joy of Cooking Invasive Species

From backyard aquaponics to grilled nutria, the next local food movement will put weirdness on the menu.

  • By Virginia Gewin
  • Published 08/01/2013
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HISTORY

The Willamette River's History

A Portland cartographer reveals our favorite river's unseen movements.

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 07/01/2013
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