Science

Look Up, Look Down, All Around—Hey, (It's an Oregon) Satellite

Students at Portland State University are making history by launching the first-ever made-in-Oregon satellite.

10/18/2021 By Karly Quadros

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch This Week, October 19-26

Budget deals at Portland City Hall, a big new movie with an Oregon backstory, and a police investigation pulls back the curtain....maybe.

10/18/2021 By Julia Silverman

Q and A

Tina Kotek Has Been Ready for Her Close-Up

Questions for the gubernatorial candidate, Oregon House Speaker, and North Portlander

10/15/2021 By Julia Silverman

Politics

New York Times Writer Nicholas Kristof Resigns to Weigh a Run for Oregon Governor

It's another step toward a run for Oregon governor for the longtime journalist.

10/14/2021 By Fiona McCann

Look Up

The Northern Lights Put On A Show Over Oregon This Week

Unfortunately, it’s over. But sky-watchers should take heart: Sightings of the aurora borealis may be getting more frequent here in the next few years.

10/12/2021 By Julia Silverman

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5 Oregon Stories To Watch This Week, October 11-19

Who gets to decide the fate of downtown statues, the Blazers face preseason bumps, and nurses at Kaiser-Permanente consider going on strike.

10/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

Holiday

How to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in PDX

Hit the Portland Art Museum, support great organizations working on Native rights, and buy from Indigenous makers.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

The Business of Sports

UO's Standout Women's Basketball Player Sedona Prince just Dropped a Merch Line

And the best part is, in part because of her own activism, she gets to keep the profits.

10/06/2021 By Julia Silverman

Op Ed

Why Are We Surprised by the Women's Soccer Allegations?

The allegations about a former Portland Thorns coach has sent ripples through the league. But what did we expect?

10/05/2021 By Katelyn Best

News

Portland Street Response Gets an A on Its Report Card

Researchers from Portland State's Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative recommend a citywide expansion of the program.

10/05/2021 By Karly Quadros

Business

Vaccine Mandates Are Coming to the Nike Campus Near You

Private employers in Oregon are starting to jump on the vaccine mandate for their employees.

10/04/2021 By Julia Silverman

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5 Oregon Stories To Watch This Week, October 4-11

Turmoil at the Thorns, debate over Portland Street Response, and a new strategy to curb drive-by shootings

10/04/2021 By Julia Silverman

Podcasts

Rifelion Changes Up the Script for American Muslims

A new Portland-based podcasting network documents historical, cultural, and personal stories from American Muslims in a post-9/11 world

10/01/2021 By Karly Quadros

Homelessness

At Long Last, Portland Announces 3 Locations For 'Safe Rest Villages'

Only 180 people will be able to move in; three more sites are expected to be announced soon.

09/30/2021 By Julia Silverman

Q&A

The Iceman Speaketh

Don Baldwin talks Christmas at the mall, artificial snow, and Tonya Harding.

09/30/2021 By Marty Patail

Old Portland

That One Time Portland Was in ‘Sassy’ in 1991

30 years ago, teenage girls around the world learned about the Church of Elvis, the Bagdad, and the X-Ray Café.

09/29/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Education

A Vaccine Mandate for Kids Could Be Coming to PPS

School board members will consider the pros and cons of such a move at a special session.

09/28/2021 By Julia Silverman

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5 Stories To Watch This Week, September 27-October 3

Kurt Schrader under pressure, marching for reproductive rights, and the Newberg School Board reconvenes.

09/27/2021 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Oregon Might Avoid a Second Winter COVID Surge This Year

Forecasts are full of caveats, but researchers say it's possible that the worst of the pandemic is behind us.

09/23/2021 By Julia Silverman

Police

This Group Has a Plan to Change Policing at Protests

But will the Portland City Council listen?

09/22/2021 By Karly Quadros