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Private Schools Guide 2011

Finding the right hallowed hall for your child isn’t an easy process. But we can help you get started with stats on more than 100 area private schools, and profiles of 12 that are excelling in everything from science to community service.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 01/19/2011

Mudroom

The Best of Times

A recent Brookings Institution study identified Portland as one of the recession’s hardest-hit cities ... in the world. But Portland harbors good news in business—and even more crucial areas, like education and, y'know, oxygen.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/22/2010

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

Article

NSFW

The ethical and legal line between personal rights and public wrongs has always been blurry when it comes to pornography. Drs. Douglas Boyd and William Underwood, and their female staff entered a hall of mirrors as they tried to rid their office of a busi

  • By Lee Van Der Voo
  • Published 11/17/2010

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

Rainmaker

Gold School

Carolynn Duncann is the 29-year-old founder of Portland Ten, a boot camp-style, 12-week shock-therapy course in business fundamentals for tech entrepreneurs, in which "students" must pledge to aim for $1 million in revenue within 18 months.

  • By Eric Blokland
  • Published 11/16/2010

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2010

Portland Monthly's annual celebration of the nonprofit community highlights the individuals and organizations that are making Portland a better place to live, love and grow.

  • By Anna Sachse
  • Published 10/08/2010

Slideshow

Slide Show: Light A Fire 2010

_Portland Monthly's_ annual celebration of the nonprofit community highlights the individuals and organizations that are making Portland a better place to live, love and grow.

  • Published 10/08/2010

Spirit Guide

Five Minutes With Dan Aykroyd

Comic actor chats about his Crystal Head Vodka

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 09/24/2010

Long Story [Short]

The Trainer

In 2006, Oregon Zoo trainer Philip Fensterer took an unlikely stumble into the big-cat kingdom and never quite made it out of the den.

  • By Lauren Fox
  • Published 09/13/2010

Mudroom

Circuit Breaker

In June, Michael Czysz debuted the all-electric MotoCzysz E1pc zero-emission race bike at the TT Zero competition at the renowned Isle of Man TT Races. The E1pc clocked a nearly silent 94.6 mph course average.

  • By Eric Blokland
  • Published 09/13/2010

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

Article

2020 Vision

The inside look on what industries and companies will be driving Portland's economy in 2020, so you can get in early.

  • By Oakley Brooks, Zach Dundas, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 08/17/2010

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

Stage Presence

5 Questions for Kinky Friedman

Author, politician, songwriter, and cowboy philosopher speaks up

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 07/27/2010

Mudroom

Up With Umpqua

Find out how Oregon's Umpqua Bank has managed to come out of the recession as Oregon's largest bank.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/15/2010

Long Story [Short]

The Officer

Portland police officer, Gregory Mack, shares his stories of patrolling the city on horseback.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/21/2010

Article

Becoming Nicole

One teacher's odyssey: the math of transitioning from a man to a woman.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/21/2010

Mudroom

Guv Watch

Who's kicking around the cash in the race for Governor? Here are the lines on who's donating to candidates in both parties.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/17/2010

Article

Best Lawyers 2010

This list is compiled from _The Best Lawyers in America_, the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. _Best Lawyers_ lists attorneys in 80 specialties, representing all 50 states, who have been chosen through an exhaustive

  • Published 05/03/2010
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