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NEWS

After Dallas, Portland Community Leaders Rally at City Hall

Mayor Charlie Hales says America's gun violence has got to stop.

  • By Regina Winkle-Bryan
  • Published 07/08/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Ted Wheeler On Why He Should Lead Fast-Growing Portland

Everyone says he’s the frontrunner in the race to become the city’s next mayor. So, seriously: how would Ted Wheeler, longtime local political star, guide Portland’s lightning-fast transformation?

  • By Sika Stanton, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/02/2016

REPORT

You’ve Heard of Scalia. But Who’s O’Scannlain?

Federal appellate judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain is a respected—and controversial—voice of the judicial right.

  • By Maureen O'Hagan
  • Published 04/22/2016

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know about the Mayor’s Race

The crowded contest to be Portland’s next mayor could be decided during the primary on May 17.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Sarah Iannarone Makes Her Case To Become Portland’s Mayor

She joined the race late. She’s never held office. But this passionate advocate for the city’s future argues that Portland needs a serious urbanist in its top job.

  • By Sika Stanton, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/18/2016

THE FUTURE

In a New Era of High Prices and Soaring Popularity, What Will Portland Become?

As the cost of living skyrockets, new people pour in, and shiny new buildings rise, Portland must act fast to save its soul.

  • By Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, Zach Dundas, Brian Libby, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/25/2016

WHAT'S NEXT

Portland Is Changing Faster Than You Can Believe

Here are five big game changers already in the works.

  • By Zach Dundas, Brian Libby, and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/25/2016

FORWARD LOOKS

Four Portland Luminaries and One Transplanted Former Leader Tell Us What Our City Needs to Do

Featuring: Simple cofounder Alex Payne, Switchboard cofounder Mara Zepeda, new Hispanic Chamber prez Oscar Arana, artist Intisar Abioto, and ex-Metro president David Bragdon

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016

POLITICS

Why Portland’s Elected Leaders Keep Failing Despite the City’s Success

Portland is about to elect a new mayor. Again. Maybe this time, it will stick.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/25/2016

PDX INDEX

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

And where’s that money going, anyway?

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/25/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Mayoral Hopeful Jules Bailey Reveals His Vision for Portland (and Love of Star Trek)

In the debut of Portland Monthly's podcast The Long Play, the campaign's youthful upstart talks about why the city's top job should be his.

  • By Sika Stanton, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/21/2016

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal With Ellen Rosenblum?

Oregon’s attorney general is running for a second term. But first, we size her up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/01/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Ten Extraordinary Oregon Women Fighting for Change and Disrupting the System

We asked these local luminaries to pair off for conversations about what it means to be an Oregon woman today. Here’s what they said.

  • By Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, Ramona DeNies, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

The Year’s Movers, Shakers, and Newsmakers

From music to politics to roller derby, Oregon women have made serious waves lately. We take a look back.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/23/2016

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Why Oregon Women Need Radical Reform at Home and On the Job

Andrea Paluso of Family Forward Oregon and p:ear's Pippa Arend discuss self-sacrifice, the value of caregiving, and the decision to have children (or not).

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 02/23/2016

ESSAY

Why Portlanders Have More in Common with the Bundy Militiamen Than We Think

The "occupation" is over, but the militia movement isn't going anywhere. We’re all bound by the complex history and future of the West.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/11/2016

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal With Tina Kotek?

Oregon’s Speaker of the House begins a new session February 1. But first, we size her up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/25/2016

URBAN DESIGN

Bright Lights: Portland's Mayoral Candidates Talk About How Design Can Shape the City's Future

Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey square off on the cityscape as Portland heads for its May primary election.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/06/2016

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal with Wim Wiewel?

Portland State’s president wants a new payroll tax. But first, we size him up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/21/2015

5 THINGS ABOUT

Here’s Why Mayor Charlie Hales Isn’t Running for Reelection

We look back at what Hales has accomplished, and at what his final year in City Hall may hold.

  • By Marty Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015
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