From Oregon to Florida and from California to New York, an Independence Day look at the bottom feeders of public office.
King George III was “a Tyrant...
unfit to be the ruler of a free people,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in the
Declaration of Independence exactly 238 years ago this week.
Tommy had it right. More
A century old clinic is at the center of debate over Oregon’s prescription opiate epidemic.
From its perch on a steep hillside in Wheeler, Ore., the
Rinehart Clinic offers a view of the timeless battle between the Nehalem
River and the Pacific Ocean.
When the tide flows
out, water ru
Call in sick, quit your job—here’s how to party at 7am as the World Cup takes over Portland.
The average American switches jobs every four years or so.
We find it a startling coincidence that the World Cup also comes once
every four years. So this is your time to quit that job, “work fr
A prominent Portlander fights for his reputation after a love affair goes wrong.
Few people have worked harder for last month’s historic
decision to allow same-sex couples to marry in Oregon than Portland
real-estate developer Terry Bean.
Bean, 65, is one of
It’s a beastly time at the state’s most popular tourist attraction. These political animals will determine its future.
To lose an orangutan was a setback.
But to lose the
orangutan, a zoo director, the chief veterinarian and the support of
keepers—that’s a sign of serious trouble at the Oregon Zoo.
Jorge Guzman had an idea for a better surfboard. He says his instructor at Portland State University stole it.
In a town filled with dazzling startups, few new businesses in Portland look as fun as Yana Surf.
The company, founded
last year by local entrepreneur Wilson Zehr, sells “heirloom-quality”
10 local artists Portland’s music insiders say you must hear.
In the decade we’ve been polling Portland’s most
knowledgeable music fans and professionals to compile our annual Best
New Band list, we’ve learned one thing: Bands here don’t just break u
For years Oregon has believed less prison time for juvenile offenders is the ideal. A new report suggests that may be wrong.
Donald Anthony Beckwith stole his first car when he was 15.
The next year, in August 2005, he mugged a couple near the downtown
Hilton. Just short of his 17th birthday, Beckwith and a buddy, high
Lies and money are flowing fast in the bitter war over Portland’s tap water. Here’s the unfiltered truth.
Portland’s hidden treasure lies nearly 50 miles east of the city, ringed by Douglas fir and protected by gates and guards.
Bull Run Lake, a rain-fed oval nestled in the shadow of Mount Hood, suppl
The fight for justice for Oregon’s transgender inmates.
Kristina Olvera wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of crossing her legs when she sits, applying eyeliner and pouting her lips.
Her landlord disapproves when she plays with her hair, grows out her n