Health News

Activated Charcoal Bursts with Black Hue. But Is It Healthy?

This trendy ingredient is good for making spooky sundaes and tasty treats, but “detoxing” is another story.

11/21/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Mountain Time: Ski Cascadia

Beyond Hood: More Pacific Northwest Peaks to Ski

From Whistler to Shasta, head to Cascadia's other big hitters.

11/20/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Mount Hood Guide: Planks and Trays

Check Out These Oregon-Made Skis and Snowboards

Meet three homespun makers fighting the uphill battle against foreign, mass-produced gear.

11/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Mount Hood Guide: Into the Woods

Where to Snowshoe, XC Ski, and Sled on Mount Hood

Not into high-speed descents and expensive gear? Get out in the snow, one foot at a time.

11/20/2017 By Christopher Van Tilburg

Mount Hood Guide: Go for Gold

At Oregon’s Year-Round Ski Slope, You Can Shred Next to Olympians

As of summer 2017, Timberline is an official training site for US skiers and snowboarders.

11/20/2017 By Emma Mannheimer

Mount Hood Guide: The Powder Report

Where to Ski on Mount Hood

Think Timberline and Meadows are your only options? Strap in.

11/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Game On

A Swiss Sneaker Company Kicks Into Gear in Portland

On, a Zurich-based running shoe maker, aims to break into the local market.

11/20/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are the Biggest Women's Sports Franchise on Earth

But you already knew that, right?

11/20/2017 By Katelyn Best

Breaking News

Vegan Brunch Returns to the Sudra

The Indian-inspired spot offers coconut pancakes, black rice porridge, besan quiche, and more.

11/15/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Peak Goat?

In Portland, You Can Get a Flower Bouquet Delivered by Goats

And then they'll devour it before your very eyes.

11/10/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Farm to Table

This Food Delivery System Is the Next Big Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

MilkRun is like a CSA where you get to choose what you want from local farms.

11/03/2017 By Chad Walsh

Sports

The Rose City Rollers Need to Find a New Arena to Survive

Portland's beloved roller derby league probably has to move out of Oaks Park. The question is: where to?

11/02/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Health News

The Portlander’s Guide to Obamacare Open Enrollment

Need health care? You have fewer than 45 days left to sign up.

11/02/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Breaking News

Impossible Burger Now Courting Omnivores at 6 Portland Restaurants

Developed in Silicon Valley, the plant-based patty is said to taste, smell, and even bleed like meat.

10/27/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy November with These Local Wellness Events

Join a fire hike, enjoy a vegan Thanksgiving feast, get sweaty at punk rock aerobics, and learn self-defense from a Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champ.

10/26/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Furry Friends

Purringtons Cat Lounge Offers Senior Citizens and Veterans a Paw-Some Deal

Portland’s cat cafe lets certain visitors enjoy the health benefits of feline companionship for only $4.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Bonnie

Fermentation Nation

Have a Rotten Good Time at the Portland Fermentation Fest

Pickles to miso to Hawaiian moonshine, the city’s eighth annual “Stinkfest” boasts the best ferments in town.

10/18/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Light a Fire 2017: Keeping Us Healthy

How an Oregon Clinic Provides Vital Health Care for Seasonal and Migrant Workers

After a child’s avoidable death, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center came together in her name.

10/16/2017 By Katie Vaughan

Light a Fire 2017: Extraordinary Board Member

How One Portlander Helps People Plan for End-of-Life Care

Peggy Maguire wants you to have the hard conversations.

10/16/2017 By Katie Vaughan

Chicken Feels

In Portland, Your Pet Chicken Can Get Reiki

Scratch at least one societal problem off the list, thank God.

10/16/2017 By Wyatt Stayner