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Unspoken Word

On the heels of Megan McMorris' _P.S. What I Didn't Say_, a Portland native scours schools, churches, and prisons for letters indicating what someone would have said.

11/09/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

Pedal Power

Two-wheeled innovations abound

11/05/2009

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2009

Here are the winners of this year's Light a Fire awards. Winners range from a program that teaches chess to underprivileged children to one that provides new and gently used prom dresses to students that may not be able to afford their own.

10/09/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Meghan Hilliard, Elizabeth Buelow, and Kelly O'Brien

RIP CITY

Game On!

We look at five members of the reinvented and reimagined Portland Trail Blazers who are ready to answer the call of "Rip City" and lead the team to their ultimate mission: a world title.

10/09/2009 By Benjamin Golliver

Mudroom

Toll Position

The mayoral race in Vancouver has a lot more to do with Portland than you would think, as issues about a toll for the Columbia River Crossing shape the campaigns.

10/09/2009 By Zach Dundas

Mudroom

Running in Space

Local design firm Terrazign helps astronauts battle atrophy due to weightlessness through exercising harnesses.

10/09/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Pimp My Ride

Cobb Tuning Surgeline, a Tigard autoshop who worked on _Fast & Furious_, shows you how to unlock your car's hidden power.

10/09/2009 By Vanessa Chang

30 Seconds With…

Jesse Katz

_Portland Monthly_ chats with Jesse Katz, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter, son of Vera Katz, and author of the upcoming _The Opposite Field_, a memoir about coaching his son in Little League.

10/09/2009

The Blazers

Sounds Like Team Spirit

Blazers chat with the media

09/30/2009 By Robert Runyon

Hit List

iPhone Home

Local iPhone apps help you find the beer at pubs, savings at restaurants and shops, recipes, and bus schedules.

08/18/2009 By Lucy Burningham

Mudroom

Trophy Lives

Beaverton powerhouse Jesuit High School has one of the top ranked athletic programs in the country, and it has the famous alumni to match it.

08/18/2009 With Brian Barker

Currency

Wheel Borrow

If people can take out loans on houses and cars, why not take them out on bikes?

08/18/2009 By Laura Klairmont

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fruitful Fete

Marriott's opening raises funds for local nonprofit

08/12/2009

Music

The Ballad of Fred and Toody

Fred and Toody Cole, Portland's rock lifers, reflect on making music and staying in love after 40 years of marriage and life on the road.

07/21/2009 By Bart Blasengame

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Light Show

The city addresses possible bottle-necks due to new MAX trains by modernizing traffic signals.

07/20/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Currency

Street Cents

As it turns out, the money the Portland Bureau of Transportation received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act only equals 1.25 Raef LaFrentzes.

07/20/2009 With Brian Barker

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30 Seconds with... Greg Craven

Portland science teacher Greg Craven talks global warming.

06/23/2009 By Kaitlin Johnson

Saving for the Future

Seed Saviors

Scientists at the National Clonal Germplasm Repository are even now hedging against humanity's uncertain future. Within the twenty-eight-year-old facility's greenhouses, are the fruits and nuts and seeds and pollen of roughly ten thousand plants collected

05/26/2009 By Rebecca Clarren

Mudroom

Shortcut to Heaven

To honor the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle Paul's birth, Pope Benedict XVI granted all Catholic dioceses around the world the authority to grant plenary indulgences—code for forgiveness of previous sins. But there's a catch: you've got j

05/26/2009 By Sam Holder

Mudroom

Hot-Rod Hybrid

Portland claims the most hybrid-car owners in the country, but odds are that nobody's plugged in a ride quite like the 2010 Fisker Karma, which hits 60 miles per hour in just under six seconds and gets 100 miles per gallon.

05/26/2009 With Brian Barker