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
The city says Saki Tzantarmas is holding his East Portland neighborhood hostage.
Saki Tzantarmas turns on the lights in the kingdom he built, leans against a table, and starts to cry.
fluorescent beams illuminate an expansive banquet hall he’s named the
Portland was a very different place in 1974.
Square was a parking lot, hookers prowled the South Park Blocks, and
storefronts stood deserted as shoppers flocked to swanky new
The return of wolves stirs up old hostilities between rural and urban Oregonians.
In March, Rob Klavins and his wife, Emily, picked up their
life in Southwest Portland and moved to Enterprise, a town with 1,888
people and zero stoplights in the northeastern corner of Oregon. Ro
Voter’s Guide 2014: Kind of BlueWhat’s a free-thinking voter to do in a one-party state?At the start of every election season, we always get our hopes up for at least one good campaign.
Cylvia Hayes has two careers. She pursues both out of the governor’s office.
Cylvia Hayes may be the most influential first lady in Oregon history.
Since Gov. John
Kitzhaber took office in January 2011, Hayes, 47, has played a central
role in his administration. She ke