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The Diver

A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 07/18/2012

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Ring Leader

Milwaukie High School alum and gold-medal hopeful Kelsey Campbell battled her way through nine years of obstacles to make the Olympic wrestling team.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 07/18/2012

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Risky Business

A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/18/2012

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Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/22/2012

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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

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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

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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

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Kite Rider

A local daredevil shines the spotlight on kitesurfing and watches the sport take off.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/25/2012

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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

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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

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Haute History

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

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/27/2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 04/27/2012

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Gear Shift

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

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/27/2012

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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

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Odes to Crash

The most poetic Trail Blazer is no longer in Portland, but the verse lives on.

  • Published 03/23/2012
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