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Inside Portland’s Pollution Problem

Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail

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Are Portlanders Paying the Arts Tax? (Not really.)

And where’s that money going, anyway?

03/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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The New York Times Has Been Obsessed With Portland Even Longer Than We Thought

From 1854 to today, the Gray Lady has played our city hot and cold.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

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Portland: A Safe Haven for Refugees?

And so far, most of them are not Syrian.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

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The Story of Portland’s Iconic 503 Area Code Is More Complicated Than You Think

The coveted locals-only digits go back decades.

12/21/2015 By Marty Patail

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Oregon's Biggest News Headlines of 2015

An imploding governor, a booming economy, and earthquake dread: ’twas a strange year indeed!

11/23/2015 By Megan Haverman

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Portland Hockey Unleashed! The Winterhawks, the City’s Best Sports Team, Takes the Ice

A by-the-numbers look at the Western Hockey League stars of the Rose City

10/19/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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Is the Drought Here For Good?

We take a look at the impact of the drought on the Northwest, from wildfires to rising temps

09/21/2015 By Alex Madison

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The Many Mysteries of Vaping, by the Numbers

Dialing in the digits of Oregon's newest—and least regulated—industry.

08/24/2015 By Katie Vaughan

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The Great Debate Over Mountain Biking in Forest Park

Does Portland hate mountain bikers?

07/20/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

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Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

06/22/2015 By Jayce Wagner

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Comparing the Costs of Portland's Top Colleges

As local schools prepare for commencement, we do the math on the class of 2015.

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman

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Oregon's Beer Industry, By the Numbers

It's a well-known fact that Portland has more breweries within our city limits than any other metropolis in the world...but how many is that, exactly?

04/02/2015 By Cervante Pope

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Oregon Altruism, By the Numbers

How many of us volunteer? What percentage of our incomes go to charity? How much do our nonprofits really make?

12/01/2014 By Anna Loh

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Celebrating Stumptown's 15th Year of Coffee Empire Building

Checking in on Duane Sorenson's big idea, a decade and a half later.

11/03/2014 By Catalina Gaitán

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Candy Cravings in Oregon, By the Numbers

As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar consumption.

09/26/2014 By Nicole Cordier

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Ducks Football By the Numbers

A numerical look at the University of Oregon's biggest sports draw

09/02/2014 By Marty Patail

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Vacation Days, By the Numbers

Paid or not, Oregonians (and the tourists who love them) make the most of their days off.

08/01/2014 By Sarah Richards

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Cover Oregon, By the Numbers

We break down the breakdown of the Oregon's healthcare insurance marketplace.

07/15/2014 By Maya Seaman

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Oregon Beer Month, By the Numbers

From the Oregon Brewers Festival to the boom of craft brewers within city limits, we explore the huge business of beer in Oregon.

07/01/2014 By Nicole Cordier