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Portland Thorns 2016: A Remarkable Season Ends One Game Too Soon

All the soccer stats you need to know.

11/14/2016 By Ko Ricker

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Why Voting by Mail Is Better Than Any Other Way of Voting

Oregon stages a quiet revolution.

10/10/2016 By Michelle Porter

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The Raw Numbers on Carole Smith’s Time as PPS Superintendent

Beyond the lead fiasco.

08/15/2016 By Marty Patail

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Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

07/12/2016 By Kailla Coomes

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What Does a Union Mean for Burgerville?

Employees of the beloved Northwest fast-food chain want raises, health insurance, and paid parental leave.

06/13/2016 By Claire Colby

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Portland Pride, 1975 to 2016

How a little festival got big.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail

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Inside Portland’s Pollution Problem

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail

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Are Portlanders Paying the Arts Tax? (Not really.)

And where’s that money going, anyway?

03/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

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Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

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The Story of Portland’s Iconic 503 Area Code Is More Complicated Than You Think

The coveted locals-only digits go back decades.

12/21/2015 By Marty Patail

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Oregon's Biggest News Headlines of 2015

An imploding governor, a booming economy, and earthquake dread: ’twas a strange year indeed!

11/23/2015 By Megan Haverman

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Portland Hockey Unleashed! The Winterhawks, the City’s Best Sports Team, Takes the Ice

A by-the-numbers look at the Western Hockey League stars of the Rose City

10/19/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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Is the Drought Here For Good?

We take a look at the impact of the drought on the Northwest, from wildfires to rising temps

09/21/2015 By Alex Madison

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The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

08/24/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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The Great Debate Over Mountain Biking in Forest Park

Does Portland hate mountain bikers?

07/20/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

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Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

06/22/2015 By Jayce Wagner

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Comparing the Costs of Portland's Top Colleges

As local schools prepare for commencement, we do the math on the class of 2015.

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman

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Oregon's Beer Industry, By the Numbers

It's a well-known fact that Portland has more breweries within our city limits than any other metropolis in the world...but how many is that, exactly?

04/02/2015 By Cervante Pope

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Oregon Altruism, By the Numbers

How many of us volunteer? What percentage of our incomes go to charity? How much do our nonprofits really make?

12/01/2014 By Anna Loh