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TEST YOURSELF

Could You Handle the Brutal New Test Oregon Students Face?

The state’s Smarter Balanced test is a real doozy.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/15/2016

ISSUES & INNOVATION

Portland’s Schools Take On Tough Issues and Bold Ideas

From absentee kindergartners to meditation classes, local education is transforming.

  • By Emma Mannheimer, Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, Alex Madison, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/15/2016

URBAN DESIGN

Bright Lights: Portland's Mayoral Candidates Talk About How Design Can Shape the City's Future

Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey square off on the cityscape as Portland heads for its May primary election.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/06/2016

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/31/2015

FEATURES

Our Best Long Reads of 2015

A legendary writer. An iconoclastic artist. The myth of sustainable chicken. The truth about Portland and Californians. Dive deep into Portland Monthly's in-depth coverage of 2015.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/29/2015

TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 12/23/2015

NEWS

Facing Closure, 'Know Your City' Transitioning to Volunteer Model, Raising Emergency Funds

The 6-year-old social justice non-profit seeks to raise $12,000 to survive 2016.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

PDX INDEX

The Story of Portland’s Iconic 503 Area Code Is More Complicated Than You Think

The coveted locals-only digits go back decades.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal with Wim Wiewel?

Portland State’s president wants a new payroll tax. But first, we size him up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

THE BREAKTHROUGH

Will One Doctor’s Radical New Vaccine End the AIDS Epidemic?

Portland researcher Louis Picker could be on the brink of a cure, and this year will be crucial to his quest.

  • By Jennifer Abbasi
  • Published 12/21/2015

REPORT

Meet the Portland Animal Lovers Who Save Neglected Dogs with One Simple Fix

How an innovative small nonprofit picked one issue and created change

  • By Winston Ross
  • Published 12/21/2015

5 THINGS ABOUT

Here’s Why Mayor Charlie Hales Isn’t Running for Reelection

We look back at what Hales has accomplished, and at what his final year in City Hall may hold.

  • By Marty Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

EDUCATION

Is This The Perfect College For the 21st Century?

The Indiegogo-funded Wayfinding Academy will focus on honing real-world skills rather than fulfilling prerequisites.

  • By Keegan Clements-Housser
  • Published 12/21/2015

DISPATCH

How A Portland Vet Found Peace in Fly-Fishing

Chad Brown’s path to the river wasn’t easy—but now he wants to share his experience with everyone he can.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 12/21/2015

VENTURES

This Start-Up Brings the Internet of Things to Millennial Renters

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

NEWS

Earl Blumenauer Teams Up With Salt & Straw to Get Bikes for Kids in Need

The Oregon Congressman is baking his legendary fruit cake. You read that correctly.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/04/2015

BEER

Widmer Brothers Place High Stakes Bet with Columbus Brewery Over MLS Cup

On the line: A beer in honor of the winning team.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/03/2015

SPORTS

The Portland Timbers Are Going to the MLS Cup Final And It's Blowing Our Minds

A classic goal + a classic cup-hoisting celebration = classic GIFs of the best moment in Portland soccer history.

  • By Zach Dundas & Marty Patail
  • Published 11/30/2015

PHILANTHROPY

New #OregoniansGive Campaign to Channel Holiday Spending to Local Nonprofits

Think of this Tuesday as the Black Friday of charity.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/29/2015

OUTDOORS

A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 11/24/2015
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