June 2014
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We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.
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In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.
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As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.
Our executive editor meditates on the view of Mount St. Helens from her office.
We'll show you how to turn those green walnuts into black gold by Christmas.
Eastern promises (and plenty of vodka) await inside Portland’s new Russian eatery.
How one local roaster unites Portland’s favorite drinks.
The legendary Clyde Common bartender reveals his slow rise to cocktail stardom (by way of dive bars and white collar ambitions).
Ava Gene’s chef Josh McFadden gets fresh with fava beans, radishes, spring onions, broccoli, and sugar snap peas. Dinner is served.
Inspirations from the mother ship of local eating: the Portland Farmers Market at PSU.
Author Daniel H. Wilson has won legions of fans with his provocative tales of robot uprisings.
As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.
Sarah McLachlan talks Portlandia, Jawz: The Musical in 3-D, Cher and Cyndi Lauper take over the Moda Center, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do
The Social Network star on filming Night Moves in Southern Oregon.
The annual bike event offers way more than the World Naked Bike Ride, no butts about it.
Our fab LGBT celebration is here. Want to thrive, not just survive? Answer these questions to choose your own Pride adventure.
We sit down with local writer Polly Dugan, whose debut book So Much a Part of You appears this month.
Our favorite Portland bars where intercultural bonding is encouraged. We recommend calling ahead, just to be sure the game is on.
Naturally, you should watch all 64 matches. But if you have to choose, here are the obligatory five.
Six indispensible tips for enjoying the world's most-watch games
This month's hottest locally made goods, from an ambitious pottery start-up to Bluer Denim jeans.
Warm weather is slowly making its way to us (and our feet). Top off those summer looks with the hottest footwear trends.
We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.
Inside the events of May 18, 1980—and scientific insight on when it could happen again.
Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to its wildest residents (yes, including Sasquatch).
An aerial view of the mountains attractions, and a step-by-step approach to summiting the volcano.
Whether you're scouting for a family-friendly stroll or a three-day backpacking challenge, we've rounded up the best hiking opportunities on the volcano's west, east, and south sides.
Legendary Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin offers a perspective on the blast and changing landscape of Mount St. Helens.
How to take the ultimate shot of the peak, the crater, and the wildlife around the mountain.
In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.
Ever wondered what we'd look like if we were "Portland's only reliable newspaper"?
Is sharing really caring? We track the controversies surrounding the house-share company's new Portland office.
Erickson’s Café, “the temple of 10,000 delights,” slaked pioneer Portland’s many mighty thirsts.
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from the cast of the Goonies to Cyndi Lauper.
How—and why—Bee Local's Damian Magista rescues wild pollinators.
After failed dreams and a family feud, a 30-floor building is set to be Portland's fourth-tallest.
Local nonprofits are pursuing huge fundraising goals. Will they all make the finish line?
From the birth of the beast to its explosion in 1980 through its 21st-century rumblings, we offer a look back at the mountain's major moments.
Tips for plotting the perfect garden living room (Adirondack lovers, beware!)