Medical Marvels

A Portland-Made Mole Mapping App Is Helping the Fight Against Skin Cancer

A researcher made an app to protect his wife from skin cancer. Now, OHSU is using it as a weapon in its ‘War on Melanoma.’

12/31/2019 By Mark Fogerson

Feature

This Oregon Woman Lost 5 Years of Memories

Sarah Swenson woke up after a bout of meningitis missing five years of her life. Where did they go?

12/31/2019 By Fiona McCann Illustrations by Heather Landis

The Shakedown

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of 2020

We size up the coming storm.

12/31/2019 By Marty Patail and Margaret Seiler

Television

Oregon's Surprisingly Close, and Slightly Dark, Relationship with The Bachelor

We're in the top tier of feeder states for the nearly two-decade old reality show.

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

News

Oregon’s Plastic Bag Ban Starts Jan. 1. Here’s What You Need to Know.

For starters, prepare to pay five cents every time you want a paper bag.

12/31/2019 By Alice Callahan

News

What’s Behind the Youth-Driven Union Boom in the Pacific Northwest?

Organized labor is on a roll. Thanks, millennials!

12/31/2019 By Fiona McCann

How To

A Masterclass in How Not to Apologize, From 3 Portland-Area Men

Dissecting the recent if-pologies from Alberto Salazar, Ken Fisher, and Neal Keny-Guyer

12/31/2019 By Julia Silverman

PDX Index

Ever Wanted to Know How Much People Make in This Town?

We snooped around, from minimum wage earners to megamillionaires.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Wolf

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

Best Places to Work

Why You Should Always Love Your Work Family

Portland Monthly's outgoing editor in chief Kelly Clarke on the people who absorb your stress and celebrate your wins—and concoct the best inside jokes

12/31/2019 By Kelly Clarke

A Ticket to Ride

For Xmas, the City of Portland Is Gifting Us with More Time for E-Scooters. Yay?

The Portland Bureau of Transportation announces the e-scooters will be with us throughout 2020.

12/20/2019 By Julia Silverman

Art

Jailbreak Studios Provides Minority Artists Opportunity to Showcase Their Work

The Southeast storefront sells and exhibits work from local queer, POC, and female artists.

12/10/2019 By Alli Weseman

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

Soccer

Six Portland Soccer Players Are Wintering in Australia’s W-League

Down under, it’s Thorn vs. Thorn.

12/04/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Q&A

John Waters Talks Christmas Traditions and Yuletide Manslaughter

Catching up with the Pope of Trash before A John Waters Christmas: Filthier and Merrier comes to the Aladdin on Friday, December 6

12/02/2019 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

Breaking News

Multiple Women Recall Sexual Misconduct and Perceived Retaliation by Gordon Sondland

Three women recall Sondland made unwanted sexual contact in business settings. One says he exposed himself and that, later, she fell over the back of a couch trying to escape him. All recall professional retaliation after they rejected him.

11/27/2019 By Julia Silverman, Kelly Clarke, Fiona McCann, Maryam Jameel, and Doris Burke

PDX Index

Everything Is Fine in the World of Local Retail Real Estate. Kind Of.

Vacancy rates are low, rents are steady, but change looms in 2020

11/26/2019 By Julia Silverman

Great Little Shops 2019

Jean Pierre Nugloze’s N’Kossi Boutique Helps Portland "Do Dressy"

The Togo native saw an opportunity to live his truth in Portland—and look great while doing it.

11/26/2019 By Jagger Blaec

Feature

Why Does Portland Still Love the Cinnamon Bear?

Who needs Santa when you have a (slightly creepy) 82-year-old bear roaming Portland for the holidays.

11/26/2019 By Heather Arndt Anderson