LONG READ

The Creek

The winning story from the 2008 Wordstock Short Fiction Competition will be published in our upcoming December issue.

05/19/2009 By Joshua Michael Riedel

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Article

Wild Things

More than 600 people flocked to the Oregon Zoo for the ninth annual Zoolala bash.

05/19/2009

Article

Hole in One

Nike’s Tiger Woods Center in Beaverton hosted Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s Swinging Social 2008 on July 20.

05/19/2009

Arts & Culture

The Shape of Memory

As Maya Lin creates seven landscape installations retelling the Lewis and Clark story from the perspective of Columbia River tribes, the legacy she charts is partly the region's, and partly her own.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Article

Win a Getaway

The online scavenger hunt ends this Friday. Participate and you could win one of many great prizes including the *Ultimate Landrover Weekend Getaway* to Sisters, Oregon. Who couldn't use a freebie vacation these days?
*Play the "SCAVENGER HUNT":

05/19/2009

5 MINUTES WITH…

Paul Krugman

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Book Review

Horse Suspense

Molly Gloss’s new novel tells a warmhearted tale of a coolheaded, bronco-busting Oregon gal.

05/19/2009 By Kaasten Alonso

Write On, Bro

A Farewell to One

Portland embraces collaborative creativity with New York City-style writers' rooms.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Article

Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

Portland's best tunes, reads, and more

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

5 MINUTES WITH…

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice

Ho Ho Ho

Santa’s Secret

Playing Jolly Old Saint Nick isn’t as easy as it looks.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

WELIKEDIT

Local CD Reviews January

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Neighborhoods

Motion Detector

A cohort of artists forecast the future of the South Waterfront district—and help shape a neighborhood in the making.

05/19/2009 By Emily Chenoweth

5 Minutes With...

Generation B

Portland NAACP president Charlene McGee talks about Barack, BlackBerries and how perceptions color the world.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

THE HIT LIST

Get Up Offa That Thing

How do you banish the winter blues? Shake till you feel better.

05/19/2009 By The Editors

Winter Wonderland

Finding Frosty

How to build the perfect Portland snowman

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Television

Ms. Rogers

Children of gay and lesbian couples get their own show.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

We Liked It

The Book of Nonsense

With his first foray into young-adult fiction, Beaverton middle-school teacher David Michael Slater demonstrates genuine flair for the genre, and manages to avoid enough familiar YA fantasy tropes in *THE BOOK OF NONSENSE*.

05/19/2009 By Ben Hogan