How an Oregon girl, her mother and a struggling local director turned their YouTube series into a major Hollywood deal.
It’s a cloudy summer morning in Oregon wine country, and Paige McKenzie is taking a selfie that 18,000 people will see.
With a FlipCam
trained on herself, McKenzie—in red shorts, a gray zip-up
Throwing down methods and Rainier with the board bums drawn to Mount Hood’s endless winter.
It’s winter in Australia, but Rupert Michell has no
interest in the puny ski hills of his native land. Instead, Michell took
a 20-hour flight, then drove 1,000 miles to ski in Oregon—in June
Frank Peters managed Portland’s original outlaw gang, the Mavericks. A new film documents how they mingled baseball with booze and burning brooms.
Those who believe there are no second, third, fourth or
fifth acts to American lives probably don’t know Frank Peters, who plays
a supporting role in a film to be released July 11 on Netflix.
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”