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DISPATCH

Willamette Falls' Next Move

The rezoning of the Blue Heron Paper Mill site may signal a new era for Oregon City.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/02/2014

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: January 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Jerry Seinfeld to a ’90s teen heartthrob

  • By Matty Newton
  • Published 01/02/2014

PROFILE

Nancy Hales, Portland's First Lady

With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.

  • By Karen Karbo
  • Published 01/02/2014

HISTORY

Tom McCall's Way with Words

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we let Oregon's most legendary governor speak for himself

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/20/2013

DEVELOPMENT

Nike Comes To Town?

As Nike ponders an expansion in South Waterfront, we take a look at the company's developments elsewhere.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/23/2013

EDITOR'S NOTE

Sam Adams Exit Interview

Portland's departing mayor hastily answers some of our questions.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/20/2012

MUDROOM

City Council Astrology

An astrologer predicts how our new city council will collaborate—and clash!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2012

POLITICS + MUSIC

Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012

Article

PDX Index: The Big Campaign

The numbers tell the story in any election, whether it's the current one or a pre-Civil War campaign.

  • Published 09/24/2012

Slideshow

Slide Show: PDX Index | The Big Campaign

  • Published 09/21/2012

Article

Smith and Hales: Two Questions About Character

The candidates vying to be Portland's mayor address two questions about character.

  • Published 09/12/2012

Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/23/2012

Mudroom

Power Play

Portland’s City Council inspires performance art.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 08/23/2012

Bright Lights

Portland Nice: The Rose City’s Thorny Race Politics

See excerpts from our April 9 Bright Lights discussion with three prominent African American leaders on how our city’s well-known liberal values may be thwarting a more equitable future.

  • By Rhea Combs
  • Published 05/18/2012

Feature

Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012

Mudroom

Wu’s Next?

David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011

Salem 2011

Friends With Benefits

Salem insiders agree that the key to success in the 2011 Oregon Legislature lies in trust between individuals, across party lines. We asked several lawmakers to name their BPF—best political friend—in the rival party.

  • By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/16/2010

Mudroom

The Kulongalaxy

Kulo’s sheer endurance means he’s overlapped with a cosmos of big names over his 40-year political career.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 11/16/2010

Mudroom

Go-to Guys

On November 2, voters will elect either Chris Dudley or John Kitzhaber to be Oregon’s 37th governor. But what we get is the man and the folks who advise him. Here’s a look at some insiders shaping the next guv’s message, if not the candidate.

  • By Lauren Fox
  • Published 09/13/2010

The Mudroom

Carbon Crunch

In this month's edition of Vote Watch, we've taken a peek at the carbon footprints of our would-be guvs and Metro presidents.

  • By Lauren Fox
  • Published 08/16/2010
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