LONG STORY SHORT

Bringing Outrigger Canoeing from the Islands to the Northwest

JD Davies, a master of water sports on the Columbia River, revives an ancient floating art form.

06/22/2015 By Christopher Van Tilburg

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: July 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the departing Oregonian publisher to the a 16-year-old robotics prodigy.

06/22/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: June 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from a jail-breaking goat to Google's Larry Page.

05/26/2015

MEDIA ON HIGH

The Story Behind the "Actors, Models & Talent For Christ" Billboards

The Christian agency launched the career of Megan Fox and Mina Suvari—could a pious Portlander be next?

05/26/2015 By Rachel Saslow

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Looking Back on 40 Years of Portland Pride

As the Portland Pride Festival turns 40, we look back on four decades of courage, progress, and raucous good times.

05/26/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

INTERVIEW

Checking in with Portland's Rose Queen of 1957

Retired middle school teacher Alice Simpson, 76, was 18 years old when she was crowned. Here, she shares her memories.

04/27/2015 By Larisa Owechko

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: May 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the outgoing editor of Dark Horse Comics to Philip Glass

04/27/2015

CULTURE

Viva La Radio! Portland's Mexican Culture is in the Air

Across Portland, radio links Portland's Hispanic community to the world at large.

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman

STYLE PROFILE

Getting to the Heart of a Local Fashion Photographer's Laid-Back Style

Why Margaret Jacobsen rocks her natural hair and credits motherhood with defining her minimalist fashion sense.

04/27/2015 By Eden Dawn

PROFILE

Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier

Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise

04/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from gay rights advocates against Jeb Bush to new governor Kate Brown.

04/02/2015

Long Story Short

What Does it Feel Like to Wear a Blouse of Bees?

Portland's Bee Queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.

03/20/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

Slideshow

Slide Show: Sara Mapelli the Bee Queen

Portland's Bee queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.

03/20/2015

#OREGONWOMAN

We Found Oregon's Women of Tomorrow at Vestal School

We put them in the magazine and they invited us to their classroom.

03/17/2015 By Marty Patail

#OREGONWOMAN

Oregon Woman 2015

The inspiring women of our state are writers, brewers, ranchers, politicians, designers, investors, punk rockers, and mothers. They are pioneers, rule-breakers, and innovators. Meet them.

03/02/2015 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

#OREGONWOMAN

Three Women Transforming Ranching in Eastern Oregon

Cory Carman, Jill McClaran, and Carrie Hermens are on the top of Oregon's meat game.

03/02/2015 By Kelly Clarke

#OREGONWOMAN

Portland’s First Female Head Brewer Talks Fermentation, Culinary School, and Anheuser-Busch

10 Barrel Brewing's Whitney Burnside has climbed to beer ladder from Laurelwood to Upright to Elysian to Pelican. Now, she talks about her biggest challenge yet.

03/02/2015 By Marty Patail

#OREGONWOMAN

Arlene Schnitzer, Patron Saint of Portland Arts, Speaks!

From philanthropy to feminism, the life of Portland's reigning cultural patron is a saga of art, business, and telling it like it is.

03/02/2015 By Zach Dundas

#OREGONWOMAN

Portland’s Pioneer of Natural Hair Care Fought the Law (and Won)

Amber Starks of Conscious Coils saw a flaw in the licensing laws for natural hair care and decided to do something about it.

03/02/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: March 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from former governor John Kitzhaber to DC-bound former mayor Sam Adams

03/02/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton