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What do a Chinese dissident, America’s most notorious federal prison, and energy-conscious...
Checking in on Duane Sorenson's big idea, a decade and a half later.
Using drawings, skits, role-playing, and the power of "show, don't tell," one local design...
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From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest...
A vast textile archive exposes local designers to the world’s patterns.
As Dark Horse loses Sci-Fi's most famous franchise, whole plot lines and characters disappear.
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As the US marched to war, Republican-turned-Democrat Oregon senator Wayne Morse said no.
Fifty years ago, Oregon's iconic novelist launched American counterculture on a long, strange trip.
The 50th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place on June 21, commemorating one of Oregon's...
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At the pioneering Victory Academy, kids make strides through crafted curriculum, specialized...
A Wells Fargo president’s journey from the deposits counter to the corner office
A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from comedian Shane Torres to an HIV...
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Meet the unlikely team that changed the course of Oregon law (and love).
With ballots out to voters, the fate of the legendary Bull Run watershed (and City Council's...
We asked elected officials to toss invites to great Portlanders, and they came up with this...
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From ostrich racing to chess boxing, a new photography book documents the world’s strangest...
After a year with as many disappointments as goals, we look back on what went wrong, what went...
The odds are long: Portland’s only path to the postseason is a Vancouver loss and a Timbers win...
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A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)
Many of the state's colorful tide-pool treasures are being destroyed by a mysterious wasting...
Ecologists reflect on the rebirth of the mountain after its modern eruptions—and a field guide to...
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For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s...
A Q&A with Paul Stamets, one of the nation’s leading mycologists (mushroom scientists)
A bold new research hub unites three ambitious universities and a rising neighborhood.
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The clashing visions behind downtown’s most controversial building
As the nation's sweet season approaches—hello, Halloween—we take a look at the state's sugar...