Trail of the Month

Mount Talbert

Mount Talbert stands as the largest remaining undeveloped butte in northern Clackamas County covered in 200 acres of forest and meadows. The butte makes a great hiking spot accessible from four trailheads.

01/14/2011 With Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: Board Room

With La Niña predicted to drop an extra few hundred inches of powder on Mount Hood this winter, Dave Pietka’s latest endeavor, Castle Boardshop, seems practically assured of a soft landing.

12/22/2010

Corner Shop

Board Room

With La Niña predicted to drop an extra few hundred inches of powder on Mount Hood this winter, Dave Pietka’s latest endeavor, Castle Boardshop, seems practically assured of a soft landing.

12/22/2010 By Eden Dawn

Mudroom

Relay to Reel

_Hood to Coast_ follows four teams through the insane antics, crazy logistics and sheer endurance of the annual Timberline-to-Seaside relay race.

12/22/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Trail of the Month

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

The Ridgefield wildlife complex includes more than 5,200 acres of marshes, ponds, sloughs, and lakes; a welcome sight to a staggering array of migratory birds.

12/22/2010 With Brian Barker

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Oregon's Pre-Existing Condition

Freelancers and the self-employed may gravitate to Portland's creative economy and affordability, but when it comes to getting insurance, only the healthy need apply.

12/21/2010 By Hannah Wallace

WHAT'S UP, DOC?

Top Doctors 2011

For the sixth year, we bring you our annual selection of Portland's best physicians—292 doctors in 59 specialties—as chosen by their peers.

12/15/2010

Mudroom

Rapha’s Flying Colors

Rapha North America debuts new James Selman-designed cycling uniforms.

10/11/2010 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Labor Pins

While being jabbed by needles during childbirth may sound like a painful idea, it has been demonstrated to be surprisingly beneficial. With new 24-hour, on-call acupuncture service Acu-Birth now on the Portland scene, naturopathic birthing is on its way t

07/15/2010 By Lydia Beyoud

Mudroom

Word on the Street, August 2010

This month's word: ebike, n.

07/15/2010

Pets Unleashed

Your Best Dogs

Submit a photo of your favorite dog, and we'll post the best reader photos online!

06/28/2010

Slideshow

Slide Show: Good Dogs!

Our readers—and some staffers—share pictures of their pooches.

06/28/2010

Mudroom

On a Wheel and a Prayer

Portland and Pope Pius XII team up to protect Oregon's bicyclists in a whole new way with Portland's new Bicycle Shrine, honoring the patron saint of cycling, the Madonna del Ghisallo.

06/10/2010 By Kasey Cordell

BARKLANDIA

A Dog's Life?

30 years ago, dogs were outdoor-only pets. They guarded the house, played with the kids, and dozed in the doggie house. Now facing a strong trend of sociological humanization in the US, man's best friend has taken on an anthropomorphized role in our lives

06/10/2010 By Linda Baker

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Dog’s Life?

30 years ago, dogs were outdoor-only pets. They guarded the house, played with the kids, and dozed in the doggie house. Now facing a strong trend of sociological humanization in the US, man's best friend has taken on an anthropomorphized role in our lives

06/10/2010

Article

Breaking Away

Not the only one - Portland dreams of becoming one of the world's top cycling destinations.

05/21/2010 By Randy Gragg

BABY STUFF

A Neighborhood Tally of Portland-Born Babies Over the Past 15 Years

Does your hood rank among the top spots for breeding?

04/21/2010 By Taryn Wheeler

Mudroom

City Sicker

The numbers don't lie, especially concerning Multnomah County and its fellow neighbors.

04/20/2010 By Kasey Cordell

The Mudroom

Labracadabra

The insanely cute labradoodle has earned space in our hearts as well as our publication.

03/16/2010 By Ted Katauskas

Two-Minute Critic

A Brine Time

Savor the seasoning at the Salt Grotto in the Pearl.

03/16/2010 By Rachel Ritchie