News & City Life

Vote Watch

Primary Primer

The lowdown on the top four candidates for governor, in each of their own spoken words.

04/23/2010 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

Spider Bytes

Volcanic eruption-predicting devices are featured along with their geological abilities. The three-legged censor is aptly referred to as a "spider," man.

04/20/2010 With Brian Barker

Article

Spirit of ’70

It has been forty years since the tumultuous year of 1970—we reflect on a notable timeline of events which steadfastly birthed a new Portland.

04/20/2010 By Martin Patail

Advanced Parenting

Rock ’n’ Roll Mama

New mother China Forbes (of Pink Martini fame) discusses nurturing strategies for her latest born. Topics range from mom jeans to cloth diapers to baby wipes.

04/19/2010 With Brian Barker

Bluegrass, books, and building monster forts

Fun For Ages 0-3

The activity plan for the toddler tykes is made up of a nature hike, a restaurant with a grandmother's feel, a playhouse for the wee ones, and storytime to enhance literary skills, among other enterprises.

04/19/2010 Edited by Kasey Cordell By Rachel Ritchie

Mud Room

Baiting the Hook

The passing of measures 66 and 67 have hurt Oregon business owners, with many looking to other states for less of a tax burden.

04/15/2010 By Randy Gragg

The Remodeler

John Kitzhaber

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. John Kitzhaber marks a return.

03/18/2010

The Captain

Chris Dudley

Read Chris Dudley's complete interview transcript, and download the audio file.

03/18/2010

The Futurist

Bill Bradbury

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time, with Bill Bradbury on the hot seat.

03/18/2010

The Simplifier

Allen Alley

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.

03/18/2010

DUKES UP

Right Turn

Oregon’s conservatives grow a stronger fan base as pundits and militants use red-hot rhetoric to call for revolution. But what will Oregon's conservative uprising look like?

02/17/2010 By Bart Blasengame

Long Story Short

The Rugger

Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.

02/15/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Mudroom

Atheist on the Rocks

For more than two years, infamous atheist Christopher Hitchens has made good sport debating those who believe in God. His rapier wit and merciless debate style pack houses across the country. But after his January lecture for Literary Arts--a dinner at Bl

02/04/2010 By Randy Gragg

The Mudroom

Gael Force

The Irish have given Portland, Mayor Sam Adams, an 8,000 volume book collection to the Central Library, The Under Wonder Lounge and more.

02/02/2010 By Kasey Cordell

Nothing But the Truth

Call of Duty

Anna Sachse went into jury duty with visions of Law and Order, excited to be a part of the judicial system. She left with a much different vision: our system needs help.

01/19/2010 By Anna Sachse

Mudroom

Eco-Erotica

Love yourself the Portland way: by going green with sustainable sex toys.

01/19/2010 By Meghan Hilliard

Guv Watch

Old Dems, New Tricks

The Democratic race heats up as Kitzhaber stays ahead in Facebook friends and Twitter followers while Bradbury gets some help from above.

01/19/2010 By Randy Gragg

Currency

Solid Grounds

Local youth mentoring program P:ear helps kids get off the street and behind the counter with a barista program.

01/19/2010 By Martin Patail

Mudroom

Chasing the Wind

Renewable Energy Composite Solutions and Oregon Wind battle in a war for wind.

01/19/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

Mudroom

The Perfect Party: February 2010

Art, journalism, crime, math, and sacks: it must be the people we want at our dinner table this month.

01/19/2010