News

After Charges of Mishandling Sexual Assault Accusations, a Prominent OHSU Doctor Faces a Reckoning

Esther Choo, cofounder of Time’s Up Health Care, is named in a new lawsuit against OHSU and the so-called “Tik Tok Doc.”

03/03/2021 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

As COVID Case Numbers Drop in Portland, Local Libraries Plan for Reopening

In Multnomah County, five branches in underserved communities will be the first to reopen, but there's no date set yet.

02/27/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Ashcreek, Crestwood, and Maplewood

Scandinavian design, hidden natural areas and internationally-themed groceries

02/25/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Buckman and Sunnyside

Historic graveyards, a cult video store, and family-style Thai food.

02/25/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Vancouver

A shiny new waterfront, 19th-century history lessons, and high-end pizza

02/21/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: South Waterfront

A pedestrian bridge, an aerial tram, an art- filled greenway, and a cluster of condo towers

02/20/2021 By Julia Silverman

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: West Linn and Wilsonville

Close-in wineries, wildflowers, and well-lit walking trails

02/20/2021 By Julia Silverman

Parks and Recreation

In Portland, Summer 2021 Will Include Public Pools

After closures in 2020, summer camps, splash pads, and pop-up concerts will also return.

02/18/2021 By Julia Silverman

Housing

Solving Portland's Houselessness Issues Could Start with Zoning

The city council is set to consider some big changes to shelter models in the coming weeks.

02/17/2021 By Julia Silverman

Winter

So Your Power's Out in Portland. Now What?

Here's what to do—and what not to do—while you wait for the lights to come back on.

02/15/2021 By Julia Silverman

Feature

When ‘Back to School’ Becomes a Battle Cry

The debate over reopening schools in Portland gets very, very personal.

02/13/2021 By Julia Silverman

Winter

How Do You Snow Storm in Portland?

Are you a kale hoarder? A drive-at-all-coster?

02/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Neighborhoods

The city's most distinctive hoods, hangouts, and hot spots.

02/09/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Government

Dr. Markisha Smith Has Some Advice for Mayor Ted Wheeler

Good thing she's just accepted a job as his special adviser on racial justice and equity.

02/03/2021 By Julia Silverman

What To Do

In a Gloomy Pandemic Season, the Portland Winter Light Festival Returns Just in Time

The annual event is more dispersed, masked, and distanced, but still aglow.

02/01/2021 By Julia Silverman

Education

The Bar to Reopening Schools in Portland Just Got a Little Bit Lower

New state guidelines pave the way for elementary school kids in the Portland area to return to the classroom.

01/19/2021 By Julia Silverman

Politics

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: The Oregon Legislature Is Now in Session

Here’s what to watch for in Salem over the next six months.

01/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

Organizing

Feeling Overwhelmed? Take Some Time to Organize, and Reap the Sweet Serotonin Boost

You can’t single-handedly heal the world of its many ills. But you can create order at home and clear your own head in the process.

12/30/2020 By Julia Silverman