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Money, regulations, and seismic upgrades are sticking points when it comes to turning offices into apartments for much-needed affordable housing.
The USGS ShakeAlert system comes online here March 11 and could give users vital seconds of warning before quakes are felt.
Forecasts show another earthquake is coming. Here are expert tips for how to prepare your home, family, and community.
The Big One
Yes, and to the tune of $12.7 million, if Gov. Kate Brown gets her way
The Portland Monthly Earthquake Preparedness Personality Test can help.
Regina Ingabire wants everyone to know what to do when the shaking stops.
Are you ready for the Cascadia Subduction Quake? From incinerating toilets to tsunamis, here's your seismic handbook.
Portland Monthly Staff
The Big One: Be Prepared
We should prepare to spend at least one week off the grid. (Maybe six months.) Get ready for your most rustic staycation ever!
Portland Monthly Magazine
The Northwest is long overdue for a devastating earthquake. Here’s what to know.
In the Pacific Northwest, your world is far more likely to be rocked by these bad boys.
Major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquakes occur more often than we thought.
It's actually a 72-hour survival kit.
The Glaciers novelist shakes things up.
This guide teaches you how to live through, say, the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.
A bracing preview of how the city will recover from the Cascadia Subduction Zone quake.
The Cascadia Subduction Quake is coming. How bad will it be? Bad. (Maybe the worst natural disaster in US history.) Can we prepare? YES!
The Big One: Insider Tips
Carmen Merlo, former director of Portland’s Bureau of Emergency Management, argues that being ready for the Big One is as much about connection as stockpiles. But don’t forget to pack some chocolate.