TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Hood River Mountain Trail

Views of the craggy mountain, rustic barns, and fields of wildflowers may have you singing "the hills are alive..."

06/03/2013 By Brian Barker

SUMMER GUIDE

The Portland Timbers' Other Rivals

With the Cascadia Cup on the line, our hometown team looks beyond the Seattle Sounders to tackle their friendlier, Canadian rivals.

06/02/2013 By Marty Patail

FEATURE

Spring's Best Portland Outdoor and Sports Gear

We explore Portland's booming activewear industry with a look at this season's coolest new gear—and the five best locally designed sports bras.

04/12/2013 By Zach Dundas With Rachel Ritchie and Rachel Rasmussen

SPORTS

Soccer Gala Deep-Dives into the Timbers' History

Hollywood Theatre hosts “Beating Seattle Never Gets Old,” a gala benefit that includes super-fans, the swinging ‘70s, and a soccer barnraising on April 4.

04/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

SPORTS

Splitboarder Kyle Miller Gets Gnarly in the Northwest

Conquering Cascadia's mightiest peaks with a new kind of snowboarding.

03/22/2013 By Madelynn Vislocky

SPORTS

Can Portland's New Superstars Save Women's Soccer?

The Portland Thorns launch with Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, and high pressure.

03/22/2013 By Jonanna Widner

SPORTS

The Most Hated Trail Blazers Opponents of All Time

Which NBA teams and players do Portland Trail Blazers fans hate the most?

10/16/2012 By Martin Patail

Insider's Guide to the Gorge

Kite Rider

A local daredevil shines the spotlight on kitesurfing and watches the sport take off.

05/25/2012 By Christopher Van Tilburg

music

Loch Lomond: Misadventures in Scotland

The uncanny tale of a Portland band, their lake namesake, a BMX biker, and a stint in the slammer.

02/25/2011 By Anne Adams

Five Questions

Q&A: Tim Davey

The manager of the Rose Quarter’s newest sports bar, Spirit of ’77, gives A’s to PP’s Q’s

10/22/2010 By Anna Sachse

phile under: sport-rock spectacle, pride pre-func

Pop Star Ping Pong War!

Local talent rallies to send one of their own to the Gay Games.

06/10/2010 By Anne Adams

Public Transportation

Pedal-pabooza

Take a distillery tour by bike

06/08/2010 By John Chandler

The Sporting Life

Vancouver = Vodka

Catch Olympic fever—and a buzz

02/19/2010 By John Chandler

The Sporting Life

Saints and Sazeracs

Super Bowl needs a super drink

02/02/2010 By John Chandler

Football Fun

Civil War Watering Holes

Sweet deals for the big game

12/03/2009 By John Chandler

Curl Up

Cold Play

Sure it’s strange, but give the offbeat Scottish sport of curling a chance and it might just sweep you off your feet.

05/19/2009 By Jonathan Fine

All Lacrosse the World

Stick Figure

Portland Lumber Jax defenseman *Brodie Merrill* talks tough about lacrosse, jet lag, and being mocked by Canadian teenagers.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Tech Scene

Flying Lessons

Olympic training software gets students pumped—for science.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Bullseye

Shot to the Heart

When your wife can hit a two-inch bull’s-eye from 20 yards, you 1) love her more and 2) learn to shoot like she does.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker