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Apr 15, 2010
Editor’s Note
The Oregon Historical Society is the West Coast’s third-largest historical archive and has been in operation for 112 years. But without a fast-acting helping hand, OHS could face a phased shutdown....
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Mar 15, 2010
Editor’s Note
Editor-in-Chief Randy Gragg reflects on his past homes and the future of the Portland housing market.
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Feb 2, 2010
Editor’s Note
Editor in Chief Randy Gragg compares Portland's gourmet scene to other cities, particularly Boston. This spring, the International Association of Culinary Professionals will hold its annual...
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Jan 19, 2010
EDITOR’S NOTE
After years of cloudiness and uncertainty for Portland Public Schools, the skies are beginning to clear as enrollment increases due to the influx of children from the 20- and 30- somethings that...
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Dec 10, 2009
EDITOR’S NOTE
I’m not a religious person. The best label for me is probably “agnostic”: I don’t profess to know whether there is a supreme god or force. Yet anywhere I go in the world, I’m inevitably drawn to...
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Nov 9, 2009
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Having spent a lot of time in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, BC—each a place with jawdropping views—I’ve developed a theory about cities, mountains, and vistas. My conclusion: in Portland,...
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Sep 10, 2009
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As a kid, a staple of my television diet was The Guns of Will Sonnett, a western starring Walter Brennan as an aging gunslinger who was still the fastest draw in the West. Each time he told a...
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Aug 17, 2009
Editor’s Note
The copy of Portland Monthly you now hold in your hands will introduce many of you to something new: another magazine. Welcome to the first of what will be a quarterly combined issue of Portland...
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Jul 23, 2009
EDITOR’S NOTE
My earliest hamburger ritual began in the mid-1960s, when the first McDonald’s opened in my hometown of Reno, Nevada. Once every month, ?my dad’s shift-work rotation hit the swing hours of ?4 p.m....
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Jun 25, 2009
EDITOR’S NOTE
NOT QUITE TWENTY YEARS AGO, I stuffed clothes, books, and a stereo into every available inch of my Volkswagen Squareback and set out from Seattle to Portland. A decade spent in the Emerald City...
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