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THE FRESH START

How to Live the Good Life in Portland on $40K

Uber vs. car ownership, the legendary $10,000 windfall, and picking a credit union

  • By Emma Mannheimer, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/25/2016

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal With Tina Kotek?

Oregon’s Speaker of the House begins a new session February 1. But first, we size her up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

REPORT

While New York Sleeps, Self-Published Authors Are Taking Over Literature

A new breed of Portland writers goes solo.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/25/2016

BIG PICTURE

Adding Soul to Custom Caskets

Two Portland tattoo artists create “death-positive” coffins in their own home.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 01/25/2016

NEWS

Local Tell-Reader Shows the Pros How to Win at Poker

Zachary Elwood tells us how to call someone’s bluff.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

Union Station Turns 120

We visit our iconic train station’s past and predict its future.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 01/25/2016

PDX INDEX

Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

NEWS

Ursula K. Le Guin Blasts The Oregonian

Portland's science-fiction trailblazer denounces the newspaper for giving a mouthpiece to the Malheur militias.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 01/20/2016

EDUCATION

Inside Portland’s Schools

Explore the fast-changing landscape of local learning.

  • By Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, Alex Madison, Matthew Billington, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/15/2016

INSIDE THE SCHOOL BOARD

Gentrification, Testing, and Social Justice: School Boards Sit at the Center of the Storm

How Portland’s volunteer education leaders cope with an impossible job.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/15/2016

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
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