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The Blacksmith

Timberline Lodge has its own blacksmith hammering out exquisite ornamental touches.

12/23/2011 By Paul Lindholdt

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The Hopeful

Former commercial photographer Dan McLaughlin is putting Malcolm Gladwell’s _10,000 hour rule_ to the test on the golf course. (Where else?) We checked in to see how he’s holding up.

08/19/2011 By Sarah Skidmore

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The Wildcrafter

After getting his start scouring the Oregon woods for mushrooms in the 1980s, Lars Norgren now supplies some of Portland’s top restaurants and farmers markets with edible fungi and weeds.

04/22/2011 By Hannah Wallace

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The Queen

The reigning Miss Oregon gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the world of pageantry.

12/21/2010 By Lauren Fox

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The Trainer

In 2006, Oregon Zoo trainer Philip Fensterer took an unlikely stumble into the big-cat kingdom and never quite made it out of the den.

09/13/2010 By Lauren Fox

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The Cyborg

Cyborg Anthropologist Amber Case examines the human/computer relationship, explaining that in this day and age, we are all cyborgs—all entirely dependent on technology, so much so that it has become a part of us.

07/14/2010 By Chris Bailey

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The Officer

Portland police officer, Gregory Mack, shares his stories of patrolling the city on horseback.

05/21/2010 By Rachel Ritchie

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The Mystic

One-part Radio Cab navigator and one-part Tuvan throat singing maestro, Enrique Ugalde and his latest Soriah album is highlighted.

04/20/2010 By Randy Gragg

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The Rugger

Meet San Juanita Moreno, 26-year-old from Eastern Oregon, who has found her place in Rugby amongst Portland's premier women's team and the Olympic US national team.

02/15/2010 By Rachel Ritchie