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Dare We Hope for a Good Year for the Trail Blazers?

2018 disappointed. Will 2019 be any better? Their season kicks off October 18.

10/17/2018 By Sam Pape

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Oregon's Cider Industry Is Booming

Here are the hard numbers on the state's next booze boom.

09/11/2018 By Sam Pape

Feast Mode

How Feast Makes Portland Food Sexy as Hell

The food festival has become a national act. How does it stay tasty?

08/14/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Hell on Wheels

Portland's E-Scooter Invasion Has Begun

Rejoice! Or run for your life!

07/31/2018 By Sam Pape

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Portland's Bridge Closures Will Destroy Your July and August Commute

Prepare for hell on wheels. (Or just stay home.)

06/19/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

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How Will Trump's Tariff Tussle Affect Oregon?

Oregon exports nearly $4 billion worth of goods to China. What could the trade tiff mean for our state?

05/22/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

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What's the Deal with Portland's Parking Kitty App?

We break down the numbers behind the city's year-old app, which lets drivers pay for downtown parking with their phone.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Johnson

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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

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After Portlandia, What's Next for the Local Film Industry?

Sample stat: 25 films have been shot in Oregon since the start of 2017.

02/27/2018 By Anya Rehon

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2018! Power Ranking the Year Ahead

Buckle up.

12/28/2017 By Marty Patail

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Portland's Jewish Community, by the Numbers

Put on your yarmulke—it's time for Hanukkah.

11/20/2017 By Kayla Brock

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A Brief History of Bizarro Phenomena in Oregon's Skies

Sure, the Great American Eclipse is coming. But that's not all our state has seen.

07/10/2017 By Bryanna Briley

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The Numbers on the Cowlitz Tribe's Giant Ilani Casino Resort

The megalith, just 25 miles from Portland, cost $510 million to build.

06/12/2017 By Meagan Nolan

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Bottle Bill 2.0: Oregon Upgrades a Recycling Milestone

As of April 1, the new bottle and can deposit is 10 cents. We break down the rest of the numbers.

04/17/2017 By Rachel Sandstrom Morrison

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Portland Is a Sanctuary City. What Does That Mean?

Mayor Ted Wheeler says Portland law enforcement won’t cooperate with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in looking for or holding undocumented immigrants.

01/23/2017 By Ko Ricker

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Portland Thorns 2016: A Remarkable Season Ends One Game Too Soon

All the soccer stats you need to know.

11/14/2016 By Ko Ricker

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Why Voting by Mail Is Better Than Any Other Way of Voting

Oregon stages a quiet revolution.

10/10/2016 By Michelle Porter

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The Raw Numbers on Carole Smith’s Time as PPS Superintendent

Beyond the lead fiasco.

08/15/2016 By Marty Patail

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Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

07/12/2016 By Kailla Coomes

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What Does a Union Mean for Burgerville?

Employees of the beloved Northwest fast-food chain want raises, health insurance, and paid parental leave.

06/13/2016 By Claire Colby