News & City Life

Sports

Mad Season

Why no self-respecting Oregonian will miss this year’s NCAA basketball tournament.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Service Animals

Rex Rx

Meet the new breed of service hounds: autism dogs.

05/19/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Vegan

Feast of Flesh

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Good Reads

Teen Spirit

Politically savvy twins pen a book and raise an army -- at 19.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Sports Tech

Hit Man

The only man who can tell you how far Barry Bonds's last homer _really_ went lives here.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Wildlife

Sleeps With Fishes

Oregon might take out a hit on the Columbia River's sea lions.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Sustainablity

No Fuelin’

Leave the motor oil at home—Electrathon America brings gasless laps to PIR.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler

If Only He'd Had....

The Rose Defense

In 1997, a Eugene street kid named Jordan Scott Merrell, age 15, confessed to a killing. It took the jury just an hour to deliver the verdict: guilty of felony murder. But the jury didn’t hear evidence that might have altered the course of Merrell’s life.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Politics

Oregon’s Options

Poor Tonya Harding. First she was a lauded local superstar. Then a fallen hero and a punch line for bad jokes. In Portland this spring, she was even the subject of a musical. And now her name has been co-opted by the murky political world as a type of str

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Sports

Par None

Who knew you could score a college sports scholarship by watching someone else compete?

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Family

Mommies Know Best

Nearly 20 years after the seminal children's book "Heather Has Two Mommies" was published, sociologists have begun to ask: Do gay parents have it better? Here in Portland, many same-sex couples say the answer is yes.

08/19/2008 By Stacey Wilson