Feature

Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

08/23/2012 By Aaron Scott

Feature

Red Sea

At Alaska’s wild Graveyard Point, a Portland family works to reinvent the salmon business.

08/23/2012 By Tim Sohn

Mudroom

East Meets West Side

The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine flies in a feng shui master to channel its chi.

08/23/2012 By Kit Mauldin

Mudroom

International Harvesters

At one local school, a garden and cafeteria go global.

08/23/2012 By Danielle Strom

Mudroom

Painting a Broader Canvas

A national art-college boom expands Portland’s creative palette.

08/23/2012 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

Feature

City of Industry

A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.

08/17/2012 By Zach Dundas

Living Here

Meter Eaters

A new SmartMeter method saves money…and face.

08/15/2012 By Eric Gold

Sustainability

Energy Exchange

Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?

08/14/2012 By Jill Davis

What To Do

It's Tiki Time

The spirit of the islands takes over Portland

08/02/2012 By Hannah Doyle

Out and About

Inside the New Moderns

From boathouse to "Treehouse," new Portland modernist homes open up for a tour on Saturday.

07/16/2012 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

All in the Family

Portland’s many sister cities include Bologna and Sapporo. But where the heck is Khabarovsk?

05/25/2012 By Emily Wilson

CRIME

Dark Journey

As a teenager, David Pedersen went to prison after robbing two coffee stands. At 30, he got out—and went on a killing spree. This story examines his history in Oregon’s courts and prisons.

05/24/2012 By Alison Barnwell

Around Town

Of Mad Men and City Plans

A long lost short film made by the AIA in 1965 offers a useful comparison to today’s city planning.

05/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

This Land Is Whose Land?

The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.

04/27/2012 By Chris Lydgate

Out and About

Tea, Ceramics and the Art of Healing

Renewal comes naturally with springtime exhibits at the Japanese Garden.

04/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

LIVING HERE

Nimby Nation

Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.

03/16/2012 By Amanda Waldroupe

NOSH

Power Breakfast

Portland movers' morning meals

03/16/2012

Out and About

Fix-It at the Fair

Get your fix of freebies and better-living tips at the Fix-It Fair Saturday, February 25.

02/20/2012 By Kristin Belz

Mudroom

Education Equation

Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.

01/26/2012 By Martin Patail

Out and About

Red Lanterns Light Up the New Year

Bid a happy Chinese New Year at Lan Su Garden, with festivities now through February 6.

01/22/2012 By Kristin Belz