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: Aug 13, 2010

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: Aug 6, 2010

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: July 30, 2010

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: July 23, 2010

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: July 16, 2010

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

Mudroom

Table Rock Trail

In the vicinity of Molalla, Oregon, sits Table Rock, a breathtaking beacon, remnant of old volcanic flows of yore. Climb to the top and witness spectacular, unforgettable views reaching at far north as Rainier and as far south as Shasta with this month's

07/15/2010 With Brian Barker

News and Notes

In the Bag?

Hizzoner pledges to rid the Rose City of plastic bags.

07/15/2010

63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

Must Do: Walk-About

Go for a walk and discover Jewish deli owner Nick Zukin's favorite Latin hot spots, Kristin Kaye's favorite ways that Portland gives back to our green Earth, or Rabbi Gary Schoenberg's favorite boating businesses.

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

Article

63 Things Every Portlander Must Do

The people's guide to Portland now!

07/14/2010 By Karen Brooks

News and Notes

Plastic not so Fantastic

Ban the Bag Coalition declares a Day of Action in Portland

07/14/2010

Eat This Now

Let’s Talk Turkey

Burgerville dishes up the goods for the Oregon Environmental Council.

07/12/2010