Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Fun runs, boat tours, and a brand new pair of kicks—this weekend fits like a glove.

08/20/2010

Preview

Park Place

Meet Portland’s newest city park

08/19/2010

News and Notes

Be Good to the Last Drop

A new way to calculate your water footprint

08/18/2010 By Lauren Fox

Field Report

Hike of the Week: Opal Creek

The Dog Days of Summer call for miles of tree-shaded trails, deep green pools—and a water slide.

08/17/2010

Things To Do

Rollin' on the River

An intern braves the rapids—your turn!

08/16/2010 By Lauren Fox

Beyond the Bridges

Ferried Away

Get on board for a weekend of bike touring on Washington’s Vashon Island.

08/16/2010 By Ariana Donalds

Trail of the Month

Bonney Butte

Visit the short Bonney Butte Trail this fall for a spectacular view—the best in the state—of Oregon's birds of prey.

08/16/2010 With Brian Barker

The Mudroom

Make Grove, Not War

Portland-based humanitarian organization Mercy Corps are helping to sew the seeds to peace in North Korea, one Oregon apple tree at a time.

08/16/2010 By Lauren Fox

News and Notes

Singletrack Savior?

NPR travels to Oakridge to find out if mountain biking can save a town.

08/16/2010

Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Twilight racing, watershed exploration, and a forest full of friends—say hello to the weekend.

08/13/2010

News and Notes

White Out

A paddle boarder finds some toothy company in the water.

08/13/2010

Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Jam bands, skirt chasing, and going barefoot—it’s a weekend to write home about.

08/06/2010

Article

Serve St. Helens

Mount St. Helens institute asks avid hikers to treck the trails with intention.

08/03/2010 By Lauren Fox

Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Summer strolls, volcano love, and a gear junkie’s Black Friday—pack it in, it’s the weekend.

07/30/2010

In Person

30 Seconds With Alexandra Cousteau

The celebrated ocean crusader talks to Portland Monthly about her family’s legacy, water conservation, and pretending to be a mermaid.

07/26/2010 By Lauren Fox

Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Volcano views, heritage trees, and a paddle-powered regatta—punch the clock, it’s Friday.

07/23/2010

Article

Help a Kid Out

Students ask their community to step up and take a survey.

07/22/2010 By Lauren Fox

Article

All in Agreement

The City and the Forest Park Conservancy draft a plan to tackle the trails together.

07/21/2010 By Lauren Fox

Preview

Aye, Calypso

Alexandra Cousteau sets sail for Portland.

07/19/2010

Weekend Plans

Get Out Guide

Hawaiian Shave Ice, star gazing, a classic road ride, and a (really) old-school game of shinty—this weekend is a kick in the pants.

07/16/2010