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WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: Bank On It

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

  • Published 12/22/2009

Article

The Hitchens Transcript

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

  • Published 12/17/2009

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

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

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

30 Seconds With…

Jesse Katz

_Portland Monthly_ chats with Jesse Katz, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter, son of Vera Katz, and author of the upcoming _The Opposite Field_, a memoir about coaching his son in Little League.

  • Published 10/09/2009

Feature

The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, continue to make music and stay in love after forty years of marriage and life on the road.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 07/21/2009

Q & A

Rosie Sizer

Rosie Sizer became Portland's police chief in 2006. Lately, gang violence and a budget crisis have demanded her attention. We sat down with her in late March for a check-in.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Hell & High Water

The mouth of the Columbia River is one of the most unpredictable and dangerous stretches of navigable water on the planet. Since 1792, at least two thousand ships have sunk here in the “graveyard of the Pacific”; Kevin Dooney is among only sixteen men and

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Holy Diver

Steven Kimes believes the poor really will inherit the earth. That's why he quit his job, took his family to the streets, and became Portland's most radical servant of the homeless.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Closer

There's one thing Willamette Week reporter Nigel Jaquiss won't do when he's on a story: stop.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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She’s (Still) the Boss

Former three-term mayor Vera Katz talks up President-elect Obama, her new job, and why Sam Adams should always take her calls.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Becoming Sam Adams

The new mayor defeated debt, doubt, and Dozono to reach City Hall. Portland expects a lot of him, but not more than hizzoner expects of himself.

  • By Harriet Rubin
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Galaxy Grrrl

TV sci-fi heroine Katee Sackhoff talks about playing tough characters—with and without long hair.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 05/19/2009

5 MINUTES WITH…

Miaya Shambry

  • By Maura Flaherty
  • Published 05/19/2009

Back Talk

Powering Down

Retiring PGE chief Peggy Fowler on evil CEOS, science, and the inevitable perils of being green.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Made In Portland

Gus Van Sant might just be the least hip local icon you’ve ever met. “I’m very uncool,” he says. He’s OK with this, and so are we.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2007

Three years ago, _Portland Monthly_ partnered with the Oregon Community Foundation and created the Light A Fire Awards to celebrate the achievements of the metropolitan area’s lesser-known charities, as well as the volunteers and benefactors who support t

  • By Eric Gold and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Storm Watch

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009
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