Welcome! Login | Register

Oregon Public Agencies Rack up Civil Rights Complaints—Oregon’s public agencies are not above laws protecting…

SLIDES: Oregon’s Top 10 Agencies with the Most Civil Rights Complaints—Public agencies are not immune to workplace complaints…

Party Report: Departure Five Year Anniversary Celebration—Party Report: Departure Five Year Anniversary Celebration

Leather Storrs: Why Italy is the ‘Bull’ of Food—Leather Storrs: Why Italy is the 'Bull' of…

Timbers v. Alpha United: A Chance To Advance—Timbers v. Alpha United: A Chance To Advance

Carla Axtman: Why We Should Give Illegal Immigrants Drivers Cards—Senate Bill Allows Illegal Immigrants to Drive Legally

MapleXO: Transforming Skateboards into Jewelry—MapleXO: Transforming recycled skateboards into fashionable jewelry.

High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week—High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland…

Know Your Rights: A Free Legal Clinic for Bike Riders—Know Your Rights: A Free Legal Clinic for…

Tips For Parents: How to Partner With Your Child’s Teacher—Tips For Parents: How to Partner With Your…



Oregon Public Agencies Rack up Civil Rights Complaints

Photo Credit: <a href=

Oregon’s public agencies have been racking up civil rights complaints, with government departments receiving more than… Read More



SLIDES: Oregon’s Top 10 Agencies with the Most Civil Rights Complaints

Oregon agencies rack up civil rights complaints

Public agencies are not immune to workplace complaints and in Oregon they have racked up over 400 complaints  in the… Read More



Timbers v. Alpha United: A Chance To Advance

Photo Credit: <a href=

The Timbers have a chance to all but seal a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals with a win against Alpha… Read More



Carla Axtman: Why We Should Give Illegal Immigrants Drivers Cards

Photo Credit: <a href=

Last year the Oregon Legislature resoundingly passed Senate Bill 833 with bi-partisan support. The law allows those… Read More



Know Your Rights: A Free Legal Clinic for Bike Riders

Photo Credit: quapan via Compfight cc

What should you do if you're riding your bike and are involved in an accident? Do you know the rules of the road and how… Read More



Rick Steves Launches Tour Against Marijuana Prohibition

<p><em>Rick Steves (L) with  Mayor McGinn (R) of Seattle at Seattle Hempfest 2011</em></p> <p><em>Photo credit: <a href=

Rick Steves, famed TV host and travel writer, is leading a tour in Oregon to promote the end of marijuana prohibition for the… Read More



Utah Is A ‘Happier’ State Than Oregon

Utah is a 'happier' state than Oregon, according to a ranking of most and least happy states by Wallethub. Oregon… Read More



Portland Police ‘Use of Force’ Incidents Down by 50 Percent

<p>Photo credit: <a href=

The number of incidents in which Portland’s police officers have used force has declined dramatically to nearly half of… Read More



What We Learned: Oregon Ducks Vs Washington State Cougars

Marcus Mariota in action. <p>Photo credit: <a href=

The Ducks prevailed this weekend against Washington State - but only just. Here are three takeaways from the game. 



Why Portland Needs a Convention Center Hotel

<p><strong><em>Photo credit: Ed Schipul <a href=

For the past twenty plus years, there has been talk about the need for Portland to have a Convention Center headquarter… Read More



What We Learned: Oregon State Beavers Vs San Diego State Aztecs

Sean Mannion. <p>Photo credit: Dainomite on <a href=

Three takeaways from the Oregon State game against San Diego State. 



Senior Citizens Support Legal Weed in Oregon

<a href=

The legal marijuana campaign is getting a nod of approval from a surprise group of Oregonians, senior citizens. 



Starbucks’ Pumpkin Scones Withdrawn From Stores in Portland and Across US

What's missing?

Problems with “packaging” forced Starbucks to stop selling pumpkins scones in its stores around the country just… Read More



Native American Activists Slam Winterhawks Logo As Racist

Portland Winterhawks logo

Native American activists see the logo of the Portland Winterhawks as offensive and are demanding the team make a change.



Timbers Look To Control Playoff Destiny

Defense is a position all players must play. Photo Credit: Betony Mezsaros

The Portland Timbers will clash with Cascadia rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday in what is undoubtedly the most… Read More



Biden Lauds Oregon Senator Who Resigned Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Vice President Joe Biden praises a former Oregon Senator who resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal.

During a speech to women on Friday, US Vice President Joe Biden praised former Senator Bob Packwood of Oregon who resigned in… Read More



Richardson Claims Kitzhaber’s Forest Management Policy Contributing to Fires

Kitzhaber visiting the <a href=

Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson has blamed the uptick in severe Oregon fires in recent years on what he sees as… Read More



Oregon Politics: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

<h5>"Elizabeth Warren--Official 113th Congressional Portrait--" by United States Senate - [<a href=

Every Friday, GoLocalPDX breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Oregon politics. Check out… Read More



Can Mike Leach And Washington State Stun Oregon in Pullman?

Photo Credit: <a href=

Depending upon your view of Washington State coach Mike Leach, Oregon’s Pac-12 opener Saturday night in… Read More



Ring in the Fall With a Ride Through the Rogue River Valley

Rogue Bikers Photo courtesy Ride the Rogue

Road riding in the Rogue River Valley is fantastic any time of the year, but things really start to get colorful as the… Read More



Portland’s Charter Schools Whiter Than Its Public Schools

Photo Credit: <a href=

Most Portland charter schools are significantly whiter than traditional public schools in the Portland Public Schools… Read More



Party Report: Departure Five Year Anniversary Celebration

Jeff Brown, Dave Marsh, Juan Martinez and Peter Karpinski at Departure 5 Year Celebration.

Departure Restaurant and Lounge celebrate its fifth year in Portland on Sunday night. Taking place at the very tail-end… Read More



Leather Storrs: Why Italy is the ‘Bull’ of Food

Photo Credit: <a href=

I just returned from Italy’s Amalfi coast where I enjoyed spectacular meals in both high and low establishments. The… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

MapleXO: Transforming Skateboards into Jewelry

Big Hoop Earrings, a MapleXO best seller.

Portland0based company MapleXO, is creating colorful jewelry out of recycled skateboards and industrial skateboard waste, for… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week

The Aislers Set  Photo Credit: Slumberland Records

Whether your musical tastes run to expansive pop (Aislers Set), irresistible funky grooves (New Mastersounds) or… Read More



Tips For Parents: How to Partner With Your Child’s Teacher

<p>Pancakes with Pop by <a href=

Want to know how to best partner with your child’s teacher to help your kid through school? Here are some examples of… Read More



TBA Leftovers: Four Art Shows You Can Still Catch

Photo Credit: MSHR (image cropped)

Portland's Time Based Art (TBA) festival is over, but four of its art exhibits are still open to see. 



Elevate Portland Takes Over Chinatown

Huy Pham, Photo Credit: Everett Bouwer

Portland choreographer, Huy Pham, is making his way back to Portland after a few years in Los Angeles to bring his Elevate… Read More



video: Portland Singer Wows Judges on ‘The Voice’

Portland singer song-writer Taylor John Williams wowed the judges of 'The Voice' with his audition on Monday… Read More



Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up Of Portland Literary Events

What's going on in Portland's literary scene? From graphic novels to David Mitchell, with plenty of bookish delights… Read More



Spotted in Portland: LeBron James and Alyson Hannigan

Alyson Hannigan

A couple of cool celebs were spotted in Portland over the week and this weekend: LeBron James and Alyson Hannigan.



McMenamins Introduces Billy Whiskey

Meet Billy Whiskey. Photo Credit: Kathleen Nyberg/McMenamins

Hey all you whiskered old whiskeys, there’s a new kid on the block. Meet Billy Whiskey, the first aged spirit out of… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Snow Peak: Apparel for your outdoor adventure

Snow Peak debut apparel collection.

Japanese outdoor and lifestyle brand Snow Peak, debut their clothing collection this month. 



Party Report/Feast Portland: Sandwich Invitational & Pork of Ages

Paley's Place Patrick McKee and photographer John Valls

Day One of Feast Portland saw the return of the Widmer Bros. Sandwich Invitational presented by Dave's Killer Bread… Read More



20 Celebrities You May Not Know Have Ties To Oregon

Pinto Colvig as Bozo the Clown

Bozo the Clown, Dick Fosbury of "Fosbury Flop" fame, and Alfred Peet of Peet's Coffee are just a few of the people on… Read More



10 friendly pets needing a loving home!

Hi there, my name is Carolina, but I am no southern belle!

Calling all animal lovers! Check out these 10 pets available for adoption from the Multnomah County Animal Services.



In Plain Sight: Head Shops

Photo Credit: <a href=

Becki Saltzman followed her curiosity into a head shop, and found out 10 things you might not know about such… Read More



The Reluctant Adventurer: The Flotation Tank at Float On

entering the float tank at Float On

Courtenay Hameister spends over an hour in a bath of warm water as this week's adventure. She writes about sensory… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Portland Threads: Hats and Caps in PDX

Fiona in a hat found in her mother's closet.

This week in Portland Threads, we catch sight of Portlanders wearing hats and caps, with a hand sewn blue dress, bright red… Read More



College Three by Five: Programs in Fashion Design and Merchandising

Pratt Institute, Jim.henderson via Wikimedia Commons.

Three Things About Five Colleges with programs in fashion design and merchandising. These colleges and/or university… Read More



Oregon’s Hazelden Creates First Treatment Model In Nation for LGBTQ Community

Springbrook campus photo <a href=

The first integrative model in the country to treat addiction specifically tailored for lesbian, gay, bisexual and… Read More



TBA Day 10: ‘All The Sex I’ve Ever Had’

<p>photo credit: <a href=

Mammalian Diving Reflex, a research-art group, presents "All the Sex I've Ever Had,"  a performance starring… Read More



Party Report: Feast Parties Kick Into High Gear In Portland

Feast Co-Founder Mike Thelin and Top Chef Winner Chris Cosentino at Whiskey Soda Lounge

Feast Portland festivities kicked off on Wednesday with several parties across the city. 



Dear Robin: I Can’t Believe I Might Be Falling in Love With A Republican!

<p><em>Photo Credit: <a href=

I am a 34-year-old very loyal Democrat, and I have never dated a Republican. 



Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend

“The Dreams” Photo Credit: Portland Center Statge

The weekend is finally here! Take your mind off of work, school or anything else that might have you in a fall funk, and go… Read More



Review: Jennifer West’s Flashlight Filmstrip Projections

Entering a pitch-black room with only a flashlight to guide you is not the way one might initially imagine their… Read More



Nancy Hales: Meet the Deltas

Nancy Hales Photo Credit by Alan Wierner

Tucked into a corner on NE Albina Street, across the street from the blossoming beauty of the Peninsula Park Rose Garden, is… Read More



Leather Storrs: So You Want to be a Chef . . .

Photo Credit: <a href=

The number of sushi-lovin’, gluten-free, kale chippin’ locavores at my kids’ elementary school is testament… Read More