HEALTH

The Big Push Towards Safe Home Birth

Home-birthing mothers sometimes avoid hospitals, even in emergencies. At Legacy Emanuel, doctors and midwives are working together to change that.

07/15/2014 By Jill Davis

FEATURE

Safe Delivery: Home Birth in Oregon

Legacy Emanuel leads the way in bridging hostilities between the home-birth community and traditional hospitals—potentially saving lives along the way.

12/18/2012 By Jill Davis

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2012

Our annual celebration of the nonprofit community recognizes the individuals and organizations who are making our city a better place to live, love, and grow.

10/11/2012 By Jill Davis

Dwellings

Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Editor's Note

Season of Giving

In the weeks that passed between the time our editors researched and wrote “The Art of Eating Cheaply” and the time Portland Monthly went to press, something rather unfortunate happened: Prices went up.

08/16/2012 By Jill Davis

Sustainability

Energy Exchange

Portland is ready to turn China’s cities green. But is China ready for Portland?

08/14/2012 By Jill Davis

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame

Long Story [Short]

The Diver

A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

Mudroom

Ring Leader

Milwaukie High School alum and gold-medal hopeful Kelsey Campbell battled her way through nine years of obstacles to make the Olympic wrestling team.

07/18/2012 By Jill Davis

plant of the week

A Splash of Cool Pink in the Late Summer Garden

Cyclamen hederifolium

09/19/2011 By Kate Bryant

Article

Cistus Design Nursery

a fine place to drink in springtime

06/01/2011 By Kate Bryant

The Mudroom

Mission: Possible

Amity inventor Jarem Frye's revolutionary prosthetic knee gives amputees hope—and the chance to compete in action sports such as skiing and snowboarding.

02/02/2010 By Jill Davis

Makin' Dough

Flour Power

Making dough without gluten results in dough of another kind.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Sustainability

Greened Spaces

On September 19, Portland will trade parking spots for parks.

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Article

A Cup Divine

A Portlander’s guide to coffee shops for caffeine fiends of every ilk.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Kasey Cordell, and Eric Gold

Article

A Weekend Caper

The beachfront town of Pacific City isn’t all that cute. Yet. And that is precisely its appeal.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Article

The Joys of Old

To experience the splendor of the Olympic Peninsula, step away from your car and head into the trees.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Commerce

Safe House

Oregon's credit unions don't need a bailout—they're staying afloat on their own.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

Feature

The Parents’ Survival Guide

When you first reluctantly handed him over to his kindergarten teacher, your heart pounded. When he graduates years from now, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief. After all, the fact that your child is standing there, diploma in hand, is largely because of y

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis, Kasey Cordell, and Maura Flaherty With Brian Barker Edited by Sally Powers

Alternative Medicine

Hippocrates, meet Lao-Tzu

In Portland clinics, doctors trained in diverse healing traditions are learning to work together—and patients can feel the difference.

05/19/2009 By Chris Lydgate