The Big Push Towards Safe Home Birth

Home-birthing mothers sometimes avoid hospitals, even in emergencies. At Legacy Emanuel, doctors and midwives are working together to change that.

07/15/2014 By Jill Davis


Safe Delivery: Home Birth in Oregon

Legacy Emanuel leads the way in bridging hostilities between the home-birth community and traditional hospitals—potentially saving lives along the way.

12/18/2012 By Jill Davis


Light A Fire 2012

Our annual celebration of the nonprofit community recognizes the individuals and organizations who are making our city a better place to live, love, and grow.

10/11/2012 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Season of Giving

In the weeks that passed between the time our editors researched and wrote “The Art of Eating Cheaply” and the time Portland Monthly went to press, something rather unfortunate happened: Prices went up.

08/16/2012 By Jill Davis


Energy Exchange

Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?

08/14/2012 By Jill Davis

Long Story [Short]

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.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis


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.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

The Mudroom

Mission: Possible

Amity inventor Jarem Frye's revolutionary prosthetic knee gives amputees hope—and the chance to compete in action sports such as skiing and snowboarding.

02/02/2010 By Jill Davis

Makin' Dough

Flour Power

Making dough without gluten results in dough of another kind.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


A Cup Divine

A Portlander’s guide to coffee shops for caffeine fiends of every ilk.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Kasey Cordell, and Eric Gold


A Weekend Caper

The beachfront town of Pacific City isn’t all that cute. Yet. And that is precisely its appeal.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


The Joys of Old

To experience the splendor of the Olympic Peninsula, step away from your car and head into the trees.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


Safe House

Oregon's credit unions don't need a bailout—they're staying afloat on their own.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis


The Parents’ Survival Guide

When you first reluctantly handed him over to his kindergarten teacher, your heart pounded. When he graduates years from now, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief. After all, the fact that your child is standing there, diploma in hand, is largely because of y

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Kasey Cordell, and Maura Flaherty With Brian Barker Edited by Sally Powers

Cover Story

A Shameless Peek at Portland's Money

To our great surprise, in spite of Portland’s rep as a city given to monetary modesty, people talked. From lottery millionaires to a drag queen with a penchant for vodka martinis and a family who made a pact to buy nothing new for an entire year (not even

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Stacey Wilson, Randy Gragg, and Kym Croft Miller

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Liquid Lesson

A bright solution to a soggy problem blooms at Mt Tabor Middle School.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Beyond the Bridges

Boom Town

Say so long to Las Vegas’s Disney past. (Yes!) The era of decadence is in full swing.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Passport to Oregon

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

Summer Rules

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Editor's Note

State of Mind

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis