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HEALTH

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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 07/15/2014
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FEATURE

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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 12/18/2012
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FEATURE

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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 10/11/2012

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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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 08/16/2012
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Energy Exchange

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 08/14/2012
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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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 07/18/2012
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Mudroom

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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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.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 02/02/2010
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A Cup Divine

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

  • By Eric Gold, Kasey Cordell, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Joys of Old

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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A Weekend Caper

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Safe House

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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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

  • By Maura Flaherty, Sally Powers, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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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

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

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Boom Town

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

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Flour Power

Making dough without gluten results in dough of another kind.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Passport to Oregon

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Summer Rules

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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State of Mind

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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