NO.1Because Portland is to America what America is to the world…
They aren’t just coming to America anymore. They’re coming to Portland.
For the second year
in a row, Oregon was the state
Gov. John Kitzhaber should be at the pinnacle of his power. His role in an unfolding scandal has brought him low.
Last week, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber finally broke his silence.
For four months,
Kitzhaber had refused to answer questions about allegations of
influence-peddling involving first lady Cylvia
Welcome to the new normal.
took a while. Oregon’s journey to legal weed, which culminates in a big,
smoky rally on the waterfront this July, started way back in 1973, when
A Portland radical gets banished by the group he once led.
Byrd Jasper sat at the center of concentric circles of
folding chairs in the Musicians Local 99 Union Hall. More than 50
people—most of them part of the Portland activist community—gathered
Portland schools chief Carole Smith wants to reinvent the neighborhood school. Can she do it?
Carole Smith is the most powerful woman in Oregon education.
As superintendent of
Portland Public Schools, she makes tough decisions every day regarding
the district’s $535 million annual budg
What’s hot in fitness: Nootropic drugs, battle ropes, macronutrients and better pooping technique.
Of course Health Goth happened here.
The moment’s hottest
fashion trend—think sweaty, muscle-bound cyberpunks, black mesh and
blacker spandex—originated in Portland. It may have started
2014 was Barmageddon in Portland. You don’t have to stay home, but you can’t go here.
was ending. Some wept openly, one woman danced the worm so hard she
thinks she might have shattered her knee, and the next night at least
two people had sex in the basement. We’ve all
New Portlanders talk about what they love and hate about the city.
“When you erect the fence to keep Californians out, can I have a special dispensation pass?"
Comedian Greg Proops
looked so painfully Californian as he asked a Portland audience that
Ocean acidification, torture by U.S. allies and the other top stories ignored by the mainstream media.
Our oceans are acidifying—even if the nightly news hasn’t told you yet.
As humanity continues
to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less
hospitable to life as t
In Oregon, animals are people, too. Meet the prosecutor who protects them.
For decades, William Holdner raised cattle west of Portland
in Columbia County—as many as 2,000 at a time. But in 2012, he let his
In a four-month
period, records show, Holdne