News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch, February 28–March 6

Rain returns with a vengeance, how to help Ukraine and more.

02/28/2022 By Julia Silverman

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch This Week, January 24–30

A census of the tricounty area’s homeless population, final results from the Newberg school board election, and Kristof v. Oregon briefs due in court

01/24/2022 By Julia Silverman

News

At PDX, Omicron and Snow Delays Are Snarling Holiday Travel

Amid winter weather and COVID-related staff shortages, at least one major airline is asking that you postpone nonessential flights.

12/30/2021 By Karly Quadros

How to Help

As Cold Weather Bears Down, Help Is Needed in City Warming Shelters

Shelters are open throughout Multnomah County—but without volunteers, there's a limit to how many people they can serve

12/29/2021 By Cami Hughes

News You Can Use

5 Stories That Defined Oregon in 2021

Rising temps, a juicy governor’s race, a persistent pandemic, and more

12/29/2021 By Julia Silverman

Weather

Here Comes The Snow (And Way Colder Temperatures, Too)

Winter weather is in the forecast for Portland. Here's what to know before it sets in.

12/22/2021 By Julia Silverman and Dalila Brent

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch This Week, December 20–26

Omicron cometh, get your booster shot, and a compromise on school schedules

12/20/2021 By Julia Silverman

Look Up

The Northern Lights Put On A Show Over Oregon This Week

Unfortunately, it’s over. But sky-watchers should take heart: Sightings of the aurora borealis may be getting more frequent here in the next few years.

10/12/2021 By Julia Silverman

Gardening

How to Keep Your Garden Alive During the PDX Heat Wave

A local plant expert’s tips about how to protect your plants in the heat.

08/12/2021 By Cami Hughes

News

How to Stay Cool and Help Others During the PDX Heat Wave

Resources on how to cool off, and places to volunteer to help our AC-less neighbors

08/11/2021 By Nick Campigli

Weather

5 Lessons from the Last Heat Wave That Could Help This Time

We've been here before, in June and July of 2021. But concrete change to help the region stave off unnecessary deaths has been slow to materialize.

08/10/2021 By Julia Silverman

Weather

What Was Portland Up To the Last Time(s) It Got This Hot?

On Sunday, we’re poised to shatter our three-time 107 degree record. At least we won’t be in the middle of a world war.

06/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Weather

How to Help Those in Need as the Portland Heat Wave Kicks In

This weekend is going to get really hot. But you know what’s hotter? Helping others. 

06/24/2021 By Riley Bass

News

Small Businesses Deal with Collapsed Tents, Doors Frozen Shut, and Downed Branches

The weather brought a slew of new challenges.

02/15/2021 By Eden Dawn

Winter

So Your Power's Out in Portland. Now What?

Here's what to do—and what not to do—while you wait for the lights to come back on.

02/15/2021 By Julia Silverman

News

Portland Got Snow and We Took Pictures

We sent our editors out to capture the frozen fun.

02/12/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Winter

How Do You Snow Storm in Portland?

Are you a kale hoarder? A drive-at-all-coster?

02/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

Editor's Note

From the Editor: Some Like It Hot

Enjoying winter … while we can.

12/22/2020 By Marty Patail

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Earthquake Preparedness Is Peace Of Mind

Forecasts show another earthquake is coming. Here are expert tips for how to prepare your home, family, and community.

02/24/2020 By Steve Gemmell

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Witness The Majesty of Mother Nature: Winter Storm Watching on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston offer visitors a world-class show every winter.

02/10/2020