You have to start with the pinwheel.
When I first started
attending Trail Blazers games in 2003, the team’s brand was suffering.
This was not because the Blazers were bad: The squad had finish
All fans feel a symbolic ownership of their team.
In Portland, this
tribal pride has manifested itself in touching and bizarre displays:
gathering in Pioneer Courthouse Square to honor the arr
Last November, we learned of the creation
and the birth of a local franchise, Portland Thorns FC. Local media
gathered up their Alex Morgan B-roll and then settled into a
With all due respect to the Fail Blazers and the Fightin’ Alaska Airlines, the contest isn’t even close.
There’s only one sports team that provides a distinctively Portland experience.
Which team has earned fan loyalty? Check the stats.
Where they play:
Blazers: East side! In the Rose Quarter, a non-neighborhood best known for bus stops.
Timbers: West side! In Goose Hollow, a historic neighborhood best known for pubs.
John Callahan’s friends, fans and family are creating a permanent tribute to the late cartoonist.
John Callahan is coming back to life.
Oct. 3, a group of his friends and supporters will kick off a campaign
to create a Northwest Portland memorial to the carrot-topped cartoonist,
The Multnomah County Sheriff's new policy to hold fewer undocumented immigrants is having little effect.
Saul Paz spent 16 days in the Multnomah County Jail this August after flashing fake ID to a bouncer at an Old Town club.
is old enough to drink—he’s 26. But he’s also an undocumented imm
A legendary and controversial timber executive is funding the attack on the Portland Water Bureau.
It’s been a long time since Harry Merlo wielded any real power in this town.
For more than 20
years, Merlo, the CEO of timber giant Louisiana-Pacific, lived the kind
of imperial lifestyle Port
So you love Portland bridges—but just how much do you
really know about our spans? See how well you can answer these
questions, provided by the bridge power couple Sharon Wood Wortman and E
A founder of Portland’s new female hacker collective says it’s all about women creating their own tech culture.
Selena Deckelmann has spent her career working in tech—usually as the only one in the room with two X chromosomes.
As an open-source
code writer, she’s experienced condescension from men and s