Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: The Birth of a Park

Parks have always been a battle between expenses and aesthetics.

06/29/2011 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

PDX INDEX: Fireworks

There's always something blowing up at PDX Index.

06/24/2011 By Emily Burton

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Foodies

A stopover in Manzanita promises a cornucopia of culinary delights.

05/26/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Cover Story

70 Ways to Discover the Oregon Coast

From north to south, we've picked the coastal treasures worth a visit.

05/25/2011 Edited by Kasey Cordell

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Naturalists

Nature buffs and fresh-air fiends will find the sightseeing in Bandon to be special indeed.

05/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Families

Yes, there's a fabulous aquarium and plenty of Rogue ale. But families have more in store for them on their next trip to Newport.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for Outdoor Adventurers

Whether it's the pounding surf you crave, or another piece of pie from the Port Hole Cafe, Gold Beach abounds with distinctive distractions.

05/20/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: Coast Quest

If you can't commit to a coastal jaunt, you can at least play the game.

05/20/2011

Trail of the Month

Mount Defiance

Visit the highest point in the Columbia River Gorge for a stunning variety of views.

05/20/2011 By Brian Barker

Mudroom

PDX Index: Portland Parks

Expand your knowledge of local recreation areas.

05/20/2011 By Melanie Glass

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for History Buffs

Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

Long story [short]

The Architect

The man tasked with designing the next big expansion at the Portland Japanese Garden talks of earthquakes and architecture.

05/19/2011 By Randy Gragg

Trail of the Month

Trout Lake Ice Cave

The Trout Lake Ice Cave in Washington state, is a lava tube glaciere, which boasts otherworldly icy pillars, columns and crystallized stalagmites.

04/22/2011 With Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: 30 seconds with…Boaz Frankel

Boaz Frankel tells us about his 12,000 mile car-free “Unroad Trip” of America, and its subsequent 10-episode series on Halogen network.

04/22/2011

Mudroom

30 seconds with…Boaz Frankel

Boaz Frankel tells us about his 12,000 mile car-free “Unroad Trip” of America, and its subsequent 10-episode series on Halogen network.

04/22/2011

Mudroom

Peak Season

Why Mount Hood’s dangers shouldn’t change the climbing game.

04/22/2011 By Jon Bell

Bird Watch

Rapt Attention

Red-tailed hawk chicks set for their debut on KGW’s Raptor Cam.

04/21/2011

Mountain Biking

Pedal Driven

New "Bike-umentary" launches Northwest Trail Alliance Trail Fest weekend

04/18/2011

Environment

Voices Carry

Grant money is up for grabs this week at Portland’s Patagonia store.

03/28/2011

Pets

Bow Wow Wow Yippee Yo Yippee Yay

Oregon State Parks reconsiders its pet-policy.

03/25/2011