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How Much Does It Cost to Die in Oregon

Dying isn't cheap. Here's the average cost of funerals, cremation, caskets, and obituaries in Oregon state.

01/05/2022 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $800,000 Homes in Portland, Hillsboro, and Camas

A modern spectacle in Portland, a cozy home in Hillsboro with a downstairs apartment, and a contemporary getaway with all the toys in Camas

01/05/2022 With Cami Hughes

How to Help

As Cold Weather Bears Down, Help Is Needed in City Warming Shelters

Shelters are open throughout Multnomah County—but without volunteers, there's a limit to how many people they can serve

12/29/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $400,000 Homes in Portland, Hillsboro, and Gresham

A cozy bungalow in Portland, a Hillsboro townhome with a fenced-in backyard, and a Gresham house with a sunroom and backyard fire pit

12/29/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holidays

Where to Ring in the New Year in Portland

Greet 2022 in style, with the Dandy Warhols, a night of dancing, or a Haitian cooking class

12/27/2021 By Cami Hughes and Karly Quadros

Film

The 50 Essential Oregon Films

From ‘The Goonies’ to ‘Twilight’ and (way) beyond, these are the movies that define the Beaver State.

12/23/2021 Edited by Conner Reed By Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, Cami Hughes, Karly Quadros, Gabriel Granillo, Fiona McCann, Katherine Hamilton, Julia Silverman, Jacob P., and Rich Reece

Real Estate

Price Point: $1,000,000 Homes in Portland, Vancouver, and Sandy

A downtown townhome in Portland, a house that's ready for parties in Vancouver, and a rural getaway in Sandy.

12/22/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holiday Guide

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Dine-In and Takeout Options

From Thai at Langbaan to Italian at Nostrana to cozy pizza or pho at home, we've got you covered.

12/20/2021 By Cami Hughes

Cafes & Chocolate

Portland's 7 Belly-Warmingest Hot Chocolates

From classic milk chocolate to peppermint to snickerdoodle, here are the best hot chocolates to get you through the winter.

12/17/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Dalila Brent, Fiona McCann, Gabriel Granillo, Cami Hughes, Julia Silverman, and Karen Brooks

Real Estate

Price Point: $550,000 Homes in Portland, Vancouver, and Lake Oswego

A cute bungalow in the Mt Tabor neighborhood, a brightly lit home in Vancouver, and a townhome with tons of perks in Lake Oswego.

12/16/2021 By Cami Hughes

Vaccines

Where to Find a Booster Shot in the Portland Area

Eligible for a booster shot? There are clinics and pharmacies and doctor's offices for that.

12/15/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holidays

Where to Get a Christmas Tree near Portland

Here are 11 of our favorite farms and stands to get a Christmas tree, whether you want to pick it off a lot or chop it down yourself.

12/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $900,000 Homes in Portland, Troutdale, and Battle Ground

A modern-day castle in Portland, a modern new-build with ample space, and a serene home filled with natural beauty.

12/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Holidays

9 Sparkly, Must-See Holiday Lights Displays in Oregon

Twinkly shows at the Oregon Zoo, Peacock Lane, the Oregon Garden, and more

12/03/2021 By Cami Hughes

Health

Leave It to a Portland Kids' Dentist to Invent an Eco-Friendly Flosser

A North Portland dentist designs a disposable flosser that’s good for your teeth and better for the environment.

12/02/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $450,000 Houses in PDX, Vancouver, and Beaverton

A midcentury charmer with vintage carpeting in Portland, a big backyard in Vancouver and a townhome in Beaverton

12/01/2021 By Cami Hughes

Light a Fire

4 Local Nonprofits Working on Environmental Issues

From salmon to stewardship to wildfire repair and more, these organizations are putting our planetary health front and center.

11/30/2021 By Cami Hughes and Gabriel Granillo

Nifty Gifties

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets and Pop-Ups in Portland

Some of Portland's best online shops are coming to the real world this season.

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Going Viral

A 20-year-old TikTokker From Beaverton Introduced the World to Biohazard Clean-Ups

Jacob Suarez now has 4 million Tik-Tok followers and counting

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Real Estate

Price Point: $700,000 homes in PDX, Washougal, and Tigard

An elegant craftsman in Portland, a recently remodeled Victorian house in Washougal, and an Oregon City house filled with natural light.

11/19/2021 By Cami Hughes