SOCCER

The Thorns Are on Fire

Portland shuts out league-leading Chicago and proves it's the best team in the league.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

NATURAL PATH

These Portland Clinics Bring Acupuncture to the Masses

Working Class Acupuncture unites ancient Chinese medicine with radical American history.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

GET FIT

The Portland Fitness Revolution

Parkour fitness. Twerking-inspired workouts. A locally hatched yoga style. Body-positive trainers. In Portland, there’s always a new way to work out.

06/24/2016 Edited by Zach Dundas By Katelyn Best, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, Benjamin Tepler, and Molly Woodstock

SWEAT IT OUT

These Five New Portland Gyms Will Keep Your Workout Fresh

From a circus performer-turned-Pilates innovator to a kettlebell-focused gym, here’s a fistful of hot new fitness options.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best and Zach Dundas

FIT CITY

Four Weight-Training Tips to Go from Beginner to Beast

Emily Corso—the iron-fisted, warm-hearted MMA pro behind Bold & Badass Fitness—fills us in.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Brings Back a Draw from Chicago

The Thorns tied the Red Stars 1-1 in an uneven road matchup. We've got three takeaways from the game.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Why Portland Thorn Tobin Heath Fights for More

The Thorns’ midfield magician (and USA National Team star) talks Portland, pay equity, and personal growth.

06/13/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Thorns Keep a Clean Sheet against Reign Rivals

The Portland Thorns passed a crucial test in a home draw against Seattle Reign this weekend. Here are our takeaways from the game.

05/31/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Thorns Bring it Home for a 'Very Special Night'

The Thorns dominate the Washington Spirit at home.

05/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Battle in Seattle: Portland Thorns Keep Rivals at Bay

The Thorns notched their third draw of the season against the Seattle Reign. Here are our takeaways from a rough-and-tumble game.

05/17/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Portland Pays a Heavy Price for a Point on the Road

Tobin Heath was sent off as the Thorns battled the Washington Spirit to a scoreless draw. Read on for our three takeaways from the weekend's game.

05/10/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Thorns Take It Up a Notch against Boston Breakers

The Portland Thorns pick up three points against Boston in their strongest performance yet.

05/03/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Thorns Pull Off a Draw—with a Caveat

Portland tied FC Kansas City 1-1 after KC’s Shea Groom was ejected. Here are our takeaways from the mixed game, plus one from elsewhere in the league.

04/26/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

'We’ve Got F***king Tobin Heath'

The talented midfielder puts in the work for the Thorns’ season-opening win.

04/18/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Thorns?

Alex Morgan’s not a Thorn anymore. Here’s why you should be glad about that.

03/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

EDUCATION

Inside Portland’s Schools

Explore the fast-changing landscape of local learning.

01/15/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Zach Dundas, Fiona McCann, Rachel Grozanick, Katelyn Best, and Alex Madison Illustrations by Matthew Billington

ISSUES & INNOVATION

Portland’s Schools Take On Tough Issues and Bold Ideas

From absentee kindergartners to meditation classes, local education is transforming.

01/15/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Alex Madison, Katelyn Best, Rachel Grozanick, Zach Dundas, and Emma Mannheimer

HEALTH SPOTLIGHT

5 Things You Need to Know about Multnomah County’s HIV Health Services Center

Our local full-service HIV clinic is a role model for similar centers nationwide.

01/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

FIT CITY

8 Weightlifting Tips to Take You from Beginner to Beast

Local trainers weigh in on building strength without letting the muscle bros scare you off.

12/22/2015 By Katelyn Best

GOOD EATS

We Tried Portland’s New “Kitchen Vessel” Delivery Service—Here’s What Happened

Did Terra’s Kitchen’s climate-controlled healthy meal kits make the grade?

12/11/2015 By Katelyn Best