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Travel

PDX Debuts Newly Renovated Concourse B for Alaska Airlines

38-foot-high windows, 10 gates, and 1 very cool new addition to the country’s best airport.

12/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Light a Fire

4 Local Nonprofits Working on Environmental Issues

From salmon to stewardship to wildfire repair and more, these organizations are putting our planetary health front and center.

11/30/2021 By Cami Hughes and Gabriel Granillo

Q&A

Michelle Nijhuis on Changing the Conservation Narrative

White Salmon–based writer Michelle Nijhuis talks her latest book, the problematic history of the conservation movement, and what living off the grid taught her.

11/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Visual Art

Oregon Contemporary's Water: NFS Is an Act of Resistance

Indigenous artists Natalie Ball and Annelie Hillman illustrate water wars, drought, land rights, and other issues plaguing Southern Oregon tribal communities.

11/16/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Nature

All Hail the King Tides: What to Know about the Coastal Phenomenon

Now in its 12th year, the Oregon King Tides Project uses crowd-sourced visual documentation to map tidal events and rising sea levels.

11/04/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Travel

Alaska Airlines to Offer Boxed Water and Paper Cups on All Flights

The move is part of the airline's goal to reduce its inflight waste and achieve net zero emissions by 2040.

11/03/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Outdoors

Camp Yoshi Wants to Reclaim the Outdoors for Black and Brown Folks

The Portland-based outdoor adventure group curates multi-day adventures with fresh-cooked meals and healing in mind.

10/15/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Canada Travel

Bike or Ski the Slopes of Rossland, British Columbia

Rossland, Nelson, and the West Kootenays beckon year-round with trails, history, and ’Roxanne.’

10/07/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Canada Travel

Beers and Beach Walks on Vancouver Island

The number of breweries in British Columbia has exploded in the past decade.

10/07/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Old Portland

That One Time Portland Was in ‘Sassy’ in 1991

30 years ago, teenage girls around the world learned about the Church of Elvis, the Bagdad, and the X-Ray Café.

09/29/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Nature

Fall Bird Migrations in Oregon and Where to Watch Them

Raptors, shore birds, and the fan-favorite Vaux's swifts are moving about the skies these days. Here's where to find them.

09/21/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Canada Travel

Eat the World in Vancouver and Toronto

From a ’90s izakaya boom to new Tamil tastes, Canada’s world cities are full of flavor.

09/16/2021 By Lee Man and L. Kris Gowen

Airports

PDX Reclaims Title of Best US Airport

'Travel & Leisure' puts Portland back at the top for domestic airports.

09/09/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Travel

These Portland Companies Are Changing the Way We Travel

Planning your next trip? Consider Modern Adventure, Camp Yoshi, and more.

09/01/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Photography

Show Your Love of Portland's Forest Park and Win Some Gear

But hurry up. Pro Photo Supply’s annual Forest Park Conservancy Photography Contest ends September 3.

08/27/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Travel

Is Portland Ready to Travel Again? Modern Adventure Thinks So.

Luis Vargas of the Portland-based travel agency says we're headed for a 'golden age of travel.' Amid a still-raging pandemic, what lessons have we learned?

08/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Outdoors

Beat the Heat with Whitewater Rafting

Get ready to ride the rapids on the North Santiam, White Salmon, the Clackamas, the Deschutes, and the McKenzie Rivers.

08/12/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Climate Change

How to Help Those Hurt by the Bootleg Fire

Hoping to help those impacted by the Bootleg Fire? Here are nine organizations to support.

07/27/2021 By Cami Hughes

Outdoors

Oregon's Stupendous, Incredible, Magnificent Lake Country

Where to camp, hike, paddle, float from Mt Hood favorites like Timothy and Lost Lakes to Central Oregon gems to mighty Crater Lake National Park.

07/13/2021 By Kiva Hanson, Reina Harwood, Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Benjamin Tepler

Lake Country

Swimmer’s Itch, Giardia, and More Can Ruin a Good Lake Trip

To lessen your risk, towel off quickly and avoid drinking untreated water.

07/12/2021 By Margaret Seiler