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Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/21/2016

SPORTS

In the Run-Up to Rio, Can the Nike Oregon Project Outpace Controversy?

Portland native Galen Rupp is on track to run the Olympic marathon. Chasing him, and coach Alberto Salazar, is the elite sport’s complicated relationship with performance shortcuts.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/12/2016

PROFILE

Meet the Man Who Reinvented Nike, Seduced Adidas, and Helped Make Portland the Sports Gear Capital of the World

In the 1980s glory days of audacious deals and bold schemes, Rob Strasser was the big man on campus.

  • By David Wolman
  • Published 06/13/2016

DESIGN NEWS

Local 'Makers' Decline to Meet Obama at Nike, and Take A Shot at the Swoosh

The Portland Made Community has the President's attention for contributions to the economy, but won't do a face-to-face in Beaverton.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 05/07/2015

WE HEART VIDEO

Learn Portland's Fashion Past and Future in Two Videos

Missed PAM's conversation series on the Portland style scene? Get caught up on decades of Rose City fashion history (and the future!) with video of all the insider panel discussions.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/08/2015

FILM

Laika's The Boxtrolls Premieres, And So Does A New Nike Boxtroll Shoe

The highly anticipated 3D animated film is finally here, and the Oregon-based studio is celebrating with a new Boxtroll-themed Nike sneaker.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/26/2014

TECHNOLOGY

A Tribute to the Pioneer of Fitness Wearables

Nike's Fuelband sparked an enduring tech/fitness revolution—but will it survive the industry's changes?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/17/2014

REPORT

Will Phil Knight's Cancer Challenge Hurt Oregon Charities?

Local nonprofits are pursuing huge fundraising goals. Will they all make the finish line?

  • By Nena Baker
  • Published 06/02/2014

FEATURE

Marketing Portland's Music to the Masses

Sara Matarazzo, Chris Funk, and a budding local cluster of music connoisseurs are making Portland a capital for a new music industry, one ad at a time.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/23/2013

DEVELOPMENT

Nike Comes To Town?

As Nike ponders an expansion in South Waterfront, we take a look at the company's developments elsewhere.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/23/2013

Marketing

Screen Play

Interactive marketing turns the business of advertising into a touchy-feely affair.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009
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