Trash Talk

When Zombie News Goes Viral

For one old Willamette Week story, the internet was ready to party like it's 2002.

02/27/2018 By Chris Lydgate

Fashion News

Wildfang Sets Out to Save South Dakota's Last Abortion Clinic

In honor of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a Portland apparel company steps up to save one state's access to reproductive health care.

01/22/2018 By Eden Dawn

Wildfires

Beyond Eagle Creek: So Much Fire, So Close to Home

Yes, the Columbia Gorge is our backyard. But that fire is small potatoes compared to blazes elsewhere in Oregon.

09/08/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Wildfires

Oregon's on Fire. Where's the Supertanker?

Panicked by wildfires like Eagle Creek, some Oregonians want to bring in the world's largest air tanker. Gov. Brown throws a towel on that.

09/07/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Everyday Activism

How You Can Help Rebuild the Gorge (and Not Make Things Worse)

"If you wanna go fast, go alone; if you wanna go far, go together."

09/07/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Eagle Creek Fire

As the Columbia Gorge Burns, Reflecting on What This Place Means to Us

From pianist Hunter Noack to hiker Jenny Bruso to chef Gregory Gourdet, Oregonians pay tribute to a natural resource forever changed.

09/07/2017 By Portland Monthly Staff

News

Senator Ron Wyden Has Been Trying to Fix Wildfire Funding Since 2013

His solution won't help the Gorge right now, but it could help prevent future fires.

09/07/2017 By Marty Patail

The Sky Is Falling

The Gorge Is On Fire. Should You Go Outside Today?

The air is clearing, but it's still not completely safe.

09/06/2017 By Molly Woodstock

News

The Gorge Is Burning: What to Know and How to Help

A roundup of news and resources as the Eagle Creek fire continues to burn

09/05/2017 By Portland Monthly Staff

Development

These 'Sleeping Pods' Provide Safety and Warmth for Portland’s Homeless

The Partners on Dwelling Initiative fills a void at the intersection of architecture and activism.

01/26/2017 By Ko Ricker

The Poop Scoop

The Poopmaster 6000 Is the Hero We Need Right Now

Crow droppings, your time is up.

12/13/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER

This Sunday, Widmer's Hefeweizen Turns 30 Years Old

The city of Portland is throwing a massive birthday party at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

05/13/2016 By Marty Patail

BEER

Portland Breweries Clean Up at the 2016 World Beer Cup

Because of course we did.

05/09/2016 By Marty Patail

HOME DÉCOR

You Need One of These Free Refurbished MAX Signs

Don't fight it.

03/30/2016 By Marty Patail

RECREATION LEGISLATION

New Oregon-Led Federal Bill Wants More Explorers in America's Backcountry

The proposed Recreation Not Red-Tape Act—spearheaded by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden—hopes to boost small-town economies with more (hiking) boots on the ground.

03/22/2016 By Caitlin Collins

NEWS

5 Unsettling Lessons from Vice’s Guide to Surviving the Big One

Bungalows are cute, but they might be your downfall.  

03/04/2016 By Jack Rushall

VAPE LAWS

Sorry, Smokers: The Flight to Vapelandia Is Officially Canceled

After a five-year wait, the federal government finally adds vaping to its no-fly list.

03/02/2016 By Ramona DeNies

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

02/17/2016 By Marty Patail

NEWS

The City of Portland Finally Gets Its Own Warship

The war-ready USS Portland can deploy marines, helicopters, and tilt-rotor aircraft—thankfully not in Portland.

02/16/2016 By Marty Patail

NEWS

Uber Has To Pay Back All Those "Safe Ride" Fees

The city's least popular company probably owes you cash.

02/15/2016 By Marty Patail