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Cyber Thugs: Don’t Be a Victim of Online Stalking and Harassment—Cyber Thugs: Don’t Be a Victim of Online…

College Counseling: Common Application Prompt #1—College Counseling: Common Application Prompt #1

Kevin Sali: In a Criminal Case, Making Good Decisions Doesn’t Mean You’re Guilty—Kevin Sali: In a Criminal Case, Making Good…

Jimmy Kimmel, Damian Lillard, and Some Serious Adidas Advertising—Jimmy Kimmel, Damian Lillard, and Some Serious Adidas…

Variety Show Holds Season Three Kickoff at Disjecta—Variety Show Holds Season Three Kickoff at Disjecta

Ted Wheeler Comes Out In Support of St. Mary’s Students—Ted Wheeler Comes Out In Support of St.…

Gov. Brown Creates Eco-friendly System to Boost State Economy—Gov. Brown Creates Eco-friendly System to Boost State…

Scott Bruun: State Senator Betsy Johnson’s Possible Run for Governor—Scott Bruun: State Senator Betsy Johnson's Possible Run…

Lower Freakuencies: Local Beat August 26th - August 30th—Lower Freakuencies: Local Beat August 26th - August…

A Married Man’s Guide to Fantasy Football—A Married Man’s Guide to Fantasy Football



Portland Community College Advisor Wins State Award

Jackie Babicky Peterson, a business advisor at Portland Community College, has been awarded the 2015 Oregon American Small… Read More



What Should a New Education Chief Look Like in Oregon?

Nancy Golden

With Monday’s resignation of Nancy Golden as Chief Education Officer, leaders in the education community are looking… Read More



Kevin Sali: In a Criminal Case, Making Good Decisions Doesn’t Mean You’re Guilty

The Terry Bean story has been drawing a lot of attention lately.



Jimmy Kimmel, Damian Lillard, and Some Serious Adidas Advertising

In the past couple weeks, Damian Lillard has been on a serious advertising blitz for Adidas. I guess you could say that… Read More



The Top 30 Most Walkable Cities in Oregon

Walkability has a direct correlation with a the performance of the community's economy. Data from across the country… Read More



slides: See The Rankings 30 to 1

Take a look at the countdown from 30 to 1 of the most walkable cities in Oregon.



Ted Wheeler Comes Out In Support of St. Mary’s Students

Photo Credit: facebook.com/TedWheelerForOregon

State Teasurer and (possible) Mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler has announced his support of the students and alumni who are… Read More



Oregon’s Data Center Has Major Weaknesses, Says Report from Atkins

A new report from the Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins' Office claims that the data center operated by the Department of… Read More



Gov. Brown Creates Eco-friendly System to Boost State Economy

Gov. Brown Pictured Above

Governor Kate Brown today announced the formation of the WindFloat Pacific Offshore Wind Advisory Committee in order to… Read More



Scott Bruun: State Senator Betsy Johnson’s Possible Run for Governor

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.”



A Married Man’s Guide to Fantasy Football

Summer is coming to a close, NFL preseason is in full-swing and Fantasy Football season is officially upon us. While groups… Read More



How Ted Wheeler Could Unseat Charlie Hales in 2016

Charlie Hales

For many watching the early movements in the race to be Mayor of Portland in 2016, one question has dominated the… Read More



Could Joe Biden Spell Trouble for Bernie Sanders in Oregon?

Bernie Sanders

An announcement from Vice President Joe Biden confirming his run for the Presidency in 2016 could mean the end of… Read More



Youth Sports Participation To Decimation, Is There No In Between?

It’s a slow time in sports.  Football’s in its preparatory stage.  Baseball’s yet to hit the home… Read More



Mult. Co. Central Courthouse Project To Host Open House for MWESB

The county is developing new public courthouse on the lot south of SW Madison Street (center). Photo credit: Google

In an effort to reach out to local, emerging small businesses and those owned by women and minorities, the Multnomah County… Read More



Adidas Release Four New Versions of D Lillard 1 Shoes

D Lillard 1's in red from Damian Lillard's Facebook

Damian Lillard is now the Trail Blazers and Portland’s new golden boy. He’s a jack of all trade’s with his… Read More



Trump Has Early Lead in Oregon—But Will It Last?

Donald Trump

Early in the 2016 Presidential election cycle, the voters of Oregon have showed their support for outsider candidates,… Read More



video: French President Awards Highest Honor for Bravery to Oregon Native

The Oregon native and National Guardsman Spc. Alek Skarlatos and three other men who tackled and disarmed a… Read More



Portland Ranks Poorly for Retirees, Says New Study

A new study released to day ranks Portland in the bottom third for cities for retirees.  Portland ranks 110 out of the… Read More



Nancy Golden Resigns As Chief Education Officer

Photo Credit: education.uoregon.edu/node/891

After 42 years of public service in Oregon education, Nancy Golden is stepping down from the post of Chief Education officer.… Read More



A Closer Look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 1,000 points this past weekend, causing panic across all global markets. On… Read More



Cyber Thugs: Don’t Be a Victim of Online Stalking and Harassment

Shamed - Luther Gordon, Quarter Books 21, 1949. Cover art by Fred Rodewald

Cyber bullying, or “online bullying” has been making headlines for more than a decade. Typically, the term has… Read More



College Counseling: Common Application Prompt #1

The intention of this series is to show readers a sample of a good essay in response to each of the Common Application… Read More



Variety Show Holds Season Three Kickoff at Disjecta

New Sh*t Show Performance. Photo Credit: Win Goodbody (Image Cropped)

Welcoming back guest host and performer, Dan Kennedy, the New Sh*t Show returns for a third season on Friday, September 11th,… Read More



Portland Then/Now: Northwest Third Ave. & West Burnside Street

W Burnside Street near NW 3rd Avenue, Aug. 31, 1965: City of Portland Archive. A2011-013

Northwest Third Avenue and West Burnside Street is one of the major intersections in our city.



Lower Freakuencies: Local Beat August 26th - August 30th

Photo Credit: cococolumbia.com

If you're doing it right, the weekend always starts on a Wednesday. Here's a guide to doing your weekend right. 



Oregon Zoo Holds 6 Oldest Animals Of Their Kind

Photo Credit: oregonzoo.org/gallery

The Oregon Zoo is home to some of the oldest animals on the planet and has been lauded for the specialized geriatric care… Read More



Forest For the Trees Project Inspires Portland Murals

Mural by Joram Roukes

A compilation of over 30 artists from around the world are painting 20 murals throughout the city of Portland in a special… Read More



Spotted in Portland: Reese Witherspoon & Laura Dern with Cheryl Strayed

Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed, Reese Witherspoon and Janie. Photo: Cheryl Strayed Facebook page.

Spotted in Portland: Actresses Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern were spotted with author Cheryl Strayed in Portland. 



Pieces of Portland: An Inside Look at America’s Weirdest City on Sale Now

Marie Deatherage and Joyce Brekke give readers 400 photographs and a myriad of stories depicting anything from Portland’s rainy days to the many startups, poets, and recyclers found in Portland. Photo Credit: Marie Deatherage's Wordpress (Image Cropped)

Pieces of Portland: An Inside Look at America’s Weirdest City is officially available for purchase in stores across the… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week (Aug 25-30)

Singer-Songwriter FernandoViciconte

Summer shows no signs of winding down—so why should you?



The Scarlet Letters: When Should I Break Up with My Girlfriend?

This week, we respond to one reader who doesn't want his breakup to ruin his friends' wedding. Have questions or… Read More



Tumbling Over Tillandsias: Top 10 Low Maintenance Air Plants

Tillandsias are a magical plant family because they seem to deny the basic laws of plant life. All plants need soil, water… Read More



MusicfestNW Wrap-Up: Sacrificing Authenticity

Strand of Oaks - Photo Credit: Kyle Patrick Cregan

If you were looking for a corporate shell of a music festival this weekend, you didn't have to look any further than Tom… Read More



Oregon State Fair Opens Friday

Oregon State Fair

The Oregon State Fair returns Friday for its 150th end of the summer anniversary celebration. 



BurnCycle Fosters Good Health Through Local Partnerships

BurnCycle, Portland's first boutique cycling studio located in downtown Portland for two years now, has partnered with… Read More



Foodies Favorite Finds: Savanna Ray, Wine Director for RingSide Steakhouse

Savanna Ray is Wine Director and Sommelier for RingSide Steakhouse, Portland’s premier classic Downtown steakhouse, owned and operated by the RingSide Hospitality Group.

The subject of this week's "Foodies Favorite Finds" is Savanna Ray, the Wine Director and Sommelier for RingSide… Read More



Ask A Bartender: Should I Refrain From Using Expensive Spirits In Cocktails?

How to drink your scotch has more to do with your mood than arbitrary rules imposed by people you've never met.

Scotch and mezcal have in common an aura of distinction that they did not ask for. Maybe it’s the price point, maybe… Read More



Organize + Energize: Teachers - It’s time to Organize Your Classroom

This is the best time of year to get your classroom organized. You still have time to get into your room and transform it and… Read More



Will Vinton Earns Lifetime Award at Portland Film Festival

Will Vinton Photo Credit: McMinnville Film Festival

This September, the public is invited to attend a special tribute to Will Vinton and a screening of “The… Read More



Literopolis: A Weekly Look at Portland Literary Events, August 24-30

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons (cropped)

Starting off this week with a bang, Felicia Day, actress, creator of the hit web series The Guild, founder of the YouTube… Read More



Portland Made: Tanner Goods

We are working hard to get our Crowd Supply campaign launched for the definitive book on Portland's Maker Movement. In… Read More



PNCA Opens Faculty and Alumni Exhibition at New Campus Flagship

Photo Credit: Teresa Christiansen, Caldera, 2014, 24”×30”

This week, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) announced the upcoming opening of their first faculty and alumni… Read More



15 Best Trivia Nights in Portland

There are so many things that make Portland nightlife unique, from that one hole in the wall bar with an awkward yet oddly… Read More



7 Reasons to Get Excited about the 2015 Portland Film Festival

Photo Credit: Portland Film Festival's Facebook

This September, the Portland Film Festival returns bringing film lovers a chance to view as many as 214 films brought to us… Read More



Wrap Up Summer with Local Wine Festivals

Having fun at local wine festival

It’s been such a hot summer that at times it’s been hard to leave the comfort of our air-conditioned house to… Read More



Portland Remodel Ideas to Pay Tribute to the Rose City

Photo credit: Lincoln Barbour

Roses that grow like weeds, fiercely loyal sports fans, microbreweries around every corner. Not to mention the gorgeous… Read More



Extraordinary Playscapes Exhibition Coming to Portland

Extraordinary Playscapes, a new touring exhibition dedicated to using innovative playground equipment and designs for… Read More