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Portland's Wheelchair Fencing Champion

Who: Leo Curtis, a wounded Iraq War veteran who now pursues global glory on wheels

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2013
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Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/03/2013
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The Defender

Chelsea Putnam is flying high in Ultimate Frisbee.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 10/18/2012
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Portland Meadows Gambles on a Comeback

Our local track tries to save horse-racing—and itself—with a bold marketing strategy

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/11/2012
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The Incubator

At the helm of Portland Sewing, Sharon Blair is the city’s behind-the-scenes fashion matriarch, nurturing the careers of our brightest design talents while turning out her own line year after year.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/22/2012
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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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The Lion’s Song

Singer Thomas Mapfumo is an iconic cultural figure in his native Zimbabwe. How did he end up in Eugene?

  • By Eric Hansen
  • Published 01/20/2012
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Greener Pastures

After four generations of raising cows, Carman Ranch teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Now, after eight hard years of applying new science, old methods, and high idealism, 32-year-old Cory Carman may have finally discovered the key to saving the family

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 10/14/2011
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A Stitch in Time

Apparel company Dehen is about to take a high-fashion chance that “Made in Portland” still means something.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011
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Ax Season

The Coach

Portland Monthly's interview with Timbers' head coach, John Spencer. The Scotland native talks about his take on the American game, his hopes for Portland as a soccer city, and, of course, Oregon's beer and wine.

  • By Martin Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/14/2011
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Wine Tasting Day Trips

  • Published 09/23/2010
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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
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The Cyborg

Cyborg Anthropologist Amber Case examines the human/computer relationship, explaining that in this day and age, we are all cyborgs—all entirely dependent on technology, so much so that it has become a part of us.

  • By Chris Bailey
  • Published 07/14/2010
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Crossing Guard

Local and state politicians battle to find a solution for the Columbia River Crossing, a 22 lane super highway connecting Oregon and Washington.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/17/2010
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The Mystic

One-part Radio Cab navigator and one-part Tuvan throat singing maestro, Enrique Ugalde and his latest Soriah album is highlighted.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/20/2010
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Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View

Holding Steady

Take a tour of crash-beating neighborhoods—the Northwest District, Cathedral Park, and Sabin.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 03/16/2010
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Great Neighborhoods: Taking the Long View


The neighborhoods of Kenton, Foster-Powell, and Boise are looking forward to an increase in value.

  • By Rachel Ritchie, Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 03/16/2010
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The Rugger

Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/15/2010
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Top Docs 2010

Team Trauma

They're the subject of TV melodramas, they see us on our worst days. We asked the emergency room doctors of our Top Docs list to tell us what it takes to work in the ER, what they love about their job, and which patients they'll never forget. These are t

  • By Brian Barker, Randy Gragg, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 12/15/2009
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Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 11/09/2009
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