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.
At Alaska’s wild Graveyard Point, a Portland family works to reinvent the salmon business.
The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine flies in a feng shui master to channel its chi.
At one local school, a garden and cafeteria go global.
A national art-college boom expands Portland’s creative palette.
A photo essay of seven local factories reveals a thriving manufacturing trade.
A new SmartMeter method saves money…and face.
Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?
What To Do
The spirit of the islands takes over Portland
Out and About
From boathouse to "Treehouse," new Portland modernist homes open up for a tour on Saturday.
Portland’s many sister cities include Bologna and Sapporo. But where the heck is Khabarovsk?
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.
A long lost short film made by the AIA in 1965 offers a useful comparison to today’s city planning.
The "doctrine of discovery" comes under careful scrutiny by a legal scholar from (where else?) Lewis & Clark College.
Renewal comes naturally with springtime exhibits at the Japanese Garden.
Neighborhoods are PDX’s secret superpower.
Portland movers' morning meals
Get your fix of freebies and better-living tips at the Fix-It Fair Saturday, February 25.
Some of the state's best minds are rethinking the way we do schools.
Bid a happy Chinese New Year at Lan Su Garden, with festivities now through February 6.