The mayor says he makes his decisions thinking about one intersection. We went there. It needs paving.
Charlotte Hurt says she didn’t choose to move to Southeast
127th Avenue and Mill Court. And she hasn’t heard of Portland Mayor
Hurt moved last year
to a turquoise cottage fo
Stephen Malkmus is known for being a big sports fan, but one team the Portland-dwelling indie rock legend does not like is the Timbers.The Pavement frontman effectively came out as a soccer fan in an interview earlier this month with ESPN's Grantland website (starting at about 40 minutes More
Synthetic marijuana is more illegal than the real stuff—and easier to buy.
A decade ago, synthetic marijuana hit shelves at skate and
head shops with two big advantages over real grass: It was legal and it
wouldn’t show up in drug tests. A decade later, fake pot could
Libertarian group accuses mayoral candidate of exaggerating light rail benefits
Charlie Hales is part of a nationwide "conspiracy" to con city planners into building streetcar lines—or at least that's what a libertarian think tank claims.A new Cato Institute report, "The Great Streetcar Conspiracy," accuses light-rail proponents of exaggerating the economic benefits of ...
A local semen bank for dogs is accused of sending the wrong seed.
For more than 40 years, Carrol C. Platz Jr. has been
collecting dog semen—sometimes using a device called an
electroejaculator, and sometimes by hand.
Platz is a
world-renowned expert on the
There are a lot of books about mountaineering disasters, but few center on people with stories like Chhiring Sherpa’s. Buried in the Sky (W.W.
Norton & Company, 304 pages, $26.95) is Peter Zuc
A North Portland center shows what a “green” building means.
It’s easy to look past the squat former Arco station at
North Albina Avenue and Ainsworth Street. The exterior disguises the
clean, sleek remodeling inside that has transformed it into the June
One of the long-shot candidates for Portland City Council has sued Oregon Public Broadcasting in small claims court for holding an on-air discussion between the leading candidates in the race—but failing to invite him.
David Gwyther alleges in his suit that OPB owes him $2,012 for leaving him out of More
Occupy Portland protesters took off their tops in downtown Portland Thursday to advertise an upcoming protest at the Hanford nuclear reservation later this month.
With bare chests, some painted with multicolored radiation symbols, eight women and three men handed out fliers and waved at cars and buses at the corner of Southwest 5th Avenue and Taylor Street during afternoon rush hour. Some w...