Feature

The Women’s World Cup Is Back. Here’s How to Cheer, Portland-Style.

The action is in France—June 7 to July 7—but Portland is the epicenter of women’s soccer.

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best and Margaret Seiler

World Cup 2019: Bars

Where to Watch the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Catch breakfast, lunch, and goooooals at these Portland spots showing games from France. (But call to confirm!)

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best

World Cup 2019: Profile

Lindsey Horan Is Redefining Women’s Soccer

The Thorns midfielder and US national team member is changing the game—and it could only have happened in Portland.

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best

PDX Index

How Will the Tax Code Changes Affect Oregon?

Here's how to make sense of the new Republican-backed tax plan.

03/27/2018 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are the Biggest Women's Sports Franchise on Earth

But you already knew that, right?

11/20/2017 By Katelyn Best

Terminal 1%

Welcome to the Portland Airport's Brand-New Elite Terminal

How does the other half fly? A custom scent greets PDX’s private planes and charter flights.

10/16/2017 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are Thiiiiiiissss Close to a Championship

They’re already the biggest women’s soccer team in the world.

10/12/2017 By Katelyn Best

Book Events

Is Portland the Center of the Women’s Soccer Universe?

Yes, according to a new book by retired pro soccer player Gwendolyn Oxenham. She’ll be at Powell’s with Thorns midfielder Allie Long on September 29.

09/21/2017 By Katelyn Best

Science Sets Sail

Oregon State Gets a Shiny New Research Vessel

It's so far unnamed, though "Beavy McBeaverface" is available.

09/13/2017 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

The Oregon Woman: Index

What's It Like to Be a Woman in Oregon? The Numbers Reveal a Stark Portrait

From mental health to poverty to domestic violence, our state has some work to do.

03/20/2017 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Clinch a Home Playoff as Stellar Season Winds Down

Portland pocketed two wins and will host a home playoff game. Here are our takeaways from a winning week.

09/12/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Break Boston for a Big Win

Portland beat the Breakers 5-1 on Sunday, their biggest win of the season thus far. Here are our takeaways from a high-scoring game.

09/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Are Back! Sorta...

Portland fell to Seattle 3-1 in their first game after the Olympic break. Read on for our takeaways (teaser: all is not lost).

08/29/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Light Up Providence Park with a Weekend Win

Portland pulled off a big win against Seattle on Saturday. We’ve got three takeaways from a plucky, lucky night.  

08/01/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Portland falls spectacularly in Houston. We’ve got three takeaways from an abysmal game.

07/18/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Finally Lost

Without their national team players, Portland couldn't dig themselves out against FC Kansas City.

07/11/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Are Still Undefeated

In a home matchup against New Jersey's Sky Blue FC, Portland pulls off another comeback win—without their stars.

07/05/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

A Gutsy Road Win Proves The Thorns Are Still the Team to Beat

Three takeaways from Portland's 2-1 win in Orlando.

06/28/2016 By Katelyn Best