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Portland Pride, 1975 to 2016

How a little festival got big.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/19/2016

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Inside Portland’s Pollution Problem

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

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

And where’s that money going, anyway?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/25/2016

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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.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016

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Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

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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.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

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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!

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 11/23/2015

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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

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 10/19/2015

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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

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/21/2015

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The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

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

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/24/2015

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The Great Debate Over Mountain Biking in Forest Park

Does Portland hate mountain bikers?

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

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Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

  • By Jayce Wagner
  • Published 06/22/2015

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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.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/27/2015

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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?

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 04/02/2015

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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?

  • By Anna Loh
  • Published 12/01/2014

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Celebrating Stumptown's 15th Year of Coffee Empire Building

Checking in on Duane Sorenson's big idea, a decade and a half later.

  • By Catalina Gaitán
  • Published 11/03/2014

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Candy Cravings in Oregon, By the Numbers

As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar consumption.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/26/2014

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Ducks Football By the Numbers

A numerical look at the University of Oregon's biggest sports draw

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/02/2014

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Vacation Days, By the Numbers

Paid or not, Oregonians (and the tourists who love them) make the most of their days off.

  • By Sarah Richards
  • Published 08/01/2014

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Cover Oregon, By the Numbers

We break down the breakdown of the Oregon's healthcare insurance marketplace.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 07/15/2014
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