School's Out

BREAKING: Gov. Kate Brown Closes Oregon Schools for the Remainder of the School Year

The decision was expected. But that doesn't mean it hurts any less.

04/08/2020 By Julia Silverman

Red Tape

Oregon Businesses Can Make the Gear Doctors Desperately Need. So What's the Holdup?

Federal regulations, a lack of funding, and no clear direction from the top, for starters.

03/31/2020 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Portland’s Small Business Grant Applications Are Open until April 1

Portland’s Small Business Relief Fund is aimed at getting $2,000—$10,000 grants to 200 small businesses. Some say that’s not nearly enough.

03/30/2020 By Eden Dawn

How We’re Coping

Coronavirus Brings a ‘New Normal’ for Local Campaigns

Primary candidates for the Oregon House pivot to phone banks, digital meet-ups, and just checking in.

03/17/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Politics

Super Tuesday’s Cool and All, but Oregon’s Late Primary Has Its Perks

We miss out on the excitement, but we also skip some of the disappointments.

03/03/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Wide Open Races

Sizing Up the Contenders for Greg Walden’s Soon-to-Be-Vacant Congressional Seat

Spoiler: the real race is on the GOP side.

02/25/2020 By Julia Silverman

Politics

Want to Know How to Get Rid of Trump? Dan Pfeiffer Has Some Ideas

Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again sets out a clear blueprint for ridding the country of its current administration.

02/21/2020 By Fiona McCann

Politics

Just Exactly What Is Happening in Salem Right Now?

Environmentalists and the timber industry agree to work together, and Senate Republicans don't like it one bit.

02/17/2020 By Julia Silverman

Politics

Gordon Sondland Might Be Headed Back Home to Portland

Trump fired the EU Ambassador today

02/07/2020 By Julia Silverman

The Big One

Will Oregon Lawmakers Say Yes to More Money for Earthquake Prep?

Yes, and to the tune of $12.7 million, if Gov. Kate Brown gets her way

01/27/2020 By Julia Silverman

Count Them In

Oregon Isn’t Taking This Year’s Census Lying Down

Meet the women of color who are making sure that every Oregonian gets counted.

01/21/2020 By Julia Silverman

Politics

CASE Act Billboard Targets Senator Wyden

Sen. Wyden has drawn the ire of Oregon creators by stalling a bill that could make it easier for artists to make copyright claims.

01/17/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Environment

Judges Bring An End (For Now) to Oregon's "Climate Kids" Lawsuit

21 kids and their Oregon-based lawyer had filed suit against the Trump administration

01/17/2020 By Julia Silverman

Election 2020

The Race for Oregon's Open Congressional Seat is Getting Crowded

A new big money Republican entered the race on Monday.

01/13/2020 By Julia Silverman

News You Can Use

Here Are 7 Big Things That Could Change Everything for Oregon in 2020

Presidential contenders, cigarette taxes and baseball teams, oh my!

01/07/2020 By Julia Silverman

City Commission

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish Dies at 61

The long-serving commissioner had announced his intention to resign just two days ago.

01/02/2020 By Fiona McCann

Best Places to Work

Paid Family Leave Finally Lands in Oregon

It took 10 years. Some employers didn’t bother waiting that long.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

News

Oregon and Washington Take Another Stab at Replacing the I-5 Bridge

The once-canceled megaproject over the Columbia resurfaces.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

Podcasts

Listen to the WNYC Podcast About Portland Monthly & ProPublica's Gordon Sondland Story

Our sources and reporters speak on a special episode of Trump, Inc.

12/04/2019 By Conner Reed

Breaking news

Local and National Outlets Respond to Gordon Sondland Sexual Misconduct Story

When Portland Monthly and ProPublica published a story detailing three women's accounts of sexual misconduct by Gordon Sondland, Portland and the US responded. (Sondland denies the allegations.)

11/27/2019 By Conner Reed