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Rainmaker

Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/22/2012

Mudroom

All in the Family

Portland’s many sister cities include Bologna and Sapporo. But where the heck is Khabarovsk?

  • By Emily Wilson
  • Published 05/25/2012

Mudroom

Tillamook to Titan

How a Tillamook company plans to conquer Saturn’s mightiest moon with a futuristic ballon.

  • By Kate Moening
  • Published 05/25/2012

Rainmaker

Beyond the Bulb

Schoolhouse Electric’s growing business means more aesthetically deft accessories for the home or office.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/25/2012

Feature

Dark Journey

In the tough-on-crime ’90s, Oregon’s Measure 11 sentencing law sent teenager David Pedersen to juvenile jail—and then adult prison—for armed robbery. Fifteen years later, Pedersen got out and staged a West Coast killing spree.

  • By Alison Barnwell
  • Published 05/24/2012

Long Story [Short]

The Refugee

Award-winning Portland author Ismet Prcic offers a glimpse of growing up in war-torn Bosnia, his struggles with PTSD, and the therapeutic power of writing.

  • By Taylor Clark
  • Published 05/24/2012

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

Article

Haute History

A tour through fashion emblems of the past century—and where to find them now

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/27/2012

Long Story [Short]

The Straight Shooter

At the end of this year, Portland’s famously ornery city councilman and former fire lieutenant will retire. So...what’s next for Randy Leonard?

  • By Sarah Mirk
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

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

Mudroom

This Land Is Whose Land?

The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Affairs, Snared

A local tech start-up’s innovative way to filter the news so we only get the "juicy stuff."

  • By Shane Danaher
  • Published 04/27/2012

Rainmaker

Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 04/27/2012

Mudroom

Gear Shift

Kickstarter’s industrious Portland future takes crowdfunding beyond the demo tape.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/27/2012

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

Rainmaker

True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012

Article

Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

  • By Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 03/16/2012

Article

It’s Thomas Lauderdale’s Universe!*

Musician, activist, raconteur—the suave Pink Martini leader sits at the center of his own cosmos of clout.

  • Published 03/16/2012

Article

Where Isn’t Charles Wilhoite?

The Everywhere Man’s public roles, past and present

  • By Amanda Waldroupe
  • Published 03/16/2012

Article

To Heir is Human

As five Portland power families pass the torch, can the next generation step up?

  • By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/16/2012
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