Kurt Thomas can’t compete with Blaze. The NBA’s oldest
player and his team’s mascot are representing the Trail Blazers at
Russell Academy’s rundown elementary school gymnasium in Northeast
Jefferson Smith built a political machine. Now he’s trying to drive it to City Hall.
On a recent Saturday morning, a
sleepy-eyed retired auto-parts worker named Gavin Griffin opened the
door of his Sabin-neighborhood home to find a blond giant on his
Illustrations by Hawk Krall
The scummiest election season, like, ever, is in full
swing and the level of American civil discourse is at an all-time low
(slut-shaming, anyone?). It seems like it
From co-op to corporate boardroom, the making of a mayoral candidate.
It’s dawn on a Tuesday, and 30 women have gathered in a
15th-floor conference room in the Standard Plaza at a sold-out breakfast
of coffee, melon and bagels. They’ve come to hear Portland’s
A practical guide to riding through Portland’s damp seasons.
The rain will stop. When it does, thousands of smiling
noobs will pedal shiny candy-colored cruisers and used mountain bikes
with fake suspension forks along our streets. They’ll ride to work a
Four years ago, things were great for
Gayle Goschie. She was growing hops on the same 1,000 acres in the
Willamette Valley that her parents and grandparents had tended, selling a