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10 Oregon Colleges With The Most Reported Crime—10 Oregon Colleges With The Most Reported Crime

Former Police Officer, Convicted of Sex Crimes, Sues Christian Rehab Organization—Former Salem Cop Sues Christian Thrift Shop For…

Storm Hits East Coast and Epic ‘School is Closed’ Video Goes Viral—Storm Hits East Coast and Epic 'School is…

Rex Burkholder: Restoring Oregon’s Outdoor School Tradition—Rex Burkholder: Restoring Oregon’s Outdoor School Tradition

Hysterical Marshawn Lynch Ad Is the Strangest Thing You’ll See Today—Hysterical Marshawn Lynch Ad Is the Strangest Thing…

Grand Central’s 12th Man Loaf Celebrates Seahawks’ Super Bowl Appearance—Grand Central’s 12th Man Loaf Celebrates Seahawks’ Super…

Leather Storrs: Why Restaurants Should Get Rid of Tipping—Leather Storrs: Why Restaurants Should Get Rid of…

Portland General Electric to Host Workplace Diversity Summit—Portland General Electric to Host 2015 Workplace Diversity…

High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week, Jan. 27—High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland…

Ron Wyden Co Sponsors Bill to Extend Veteran Benefits to Same sex couples—Ron Wyden Co Sponsors Bill to Extend Veteran…



slides: 10 Oregon Colleges With The Most Reported Crime

How safe are large Oregon colleges and universities? While Portland State University had the highest number of reported… Read More



Former Police Officer, Convicted of Sex Crimes, Sues Christian Rehab Organization

A former Salem police officer, once convicted of sex crimes, is suing a thrift shop run by a Christian rehab organization for… Read More



Rex Burkholder: Restoring Oregon’s Outdoor School Tradition

Photo courtesy Outdoor School for All

Outdoor school has provided high-quality, place-based science education to Oregon youth for nearly 60 years. Launched in… Read More



video: Hysterical Marshawn Lynch Ad Is the Strangest Thing You’ll See Today

The Seahawks running back has made one of the strangest - and funniest - ads you'll see this year. Watch below:



Portland General Electric to Host Workplace Diversity Summit

Oregon Convention Center in Portland via Wikimedia CC.

Portland General Electric (PGE) will hold a workplace diversity summit at the Oregon Convention Center on April 7. 



Ron Wyden Co Sponsors Bill to Extend Veteran Benefits to Same sex couples

It's unconscionable that veterans with a same-sex spouse continue to be treated differently by the federal government.

On Monday, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden co-sponsored the reintroduction of the Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment… Read More



Super Bowl XLIX: Using Hate To Heal A Nation

They’re calling it the “hater bowl.” I say it’s the “healer bowl.” Ther is so much to… Read More



Portland-Based Showers Pass Sponsors Bike MS to Fight Multiple Sclerosis

By becoming an annual sponsor of Bike MS, the nation’s premier cycling fundraising series, Showers Pass brings… Read More



Why The Clock Is Ticking On Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum via Wikimedia CC.

It was Blazers 103, Wizards 96 on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Moda Center. It was another comeback… Read More



slides: 7 Things the Mayor Could Do By Reshuffling City Hall

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is pondering a major power play at City Hall. 



U.S. Government Awards Oregon Homeless Agencies Over $26 Million in Grants

The Federal Government announced Monday that it had awarded $26.7 million to Oregon nonprofits and local government agencies… Read More



Portland Couple Uses JebBushForPresident.com To Promote Gay Issues

A gay couple in a long-term relationship own the domain for the website jebbushforpresident.com. 



NEW: Trailblazers Game Canceled by East Coast Blizzard

The NBA announced that the Portland Trail Blazers-Brooklyn Nets game scheduled for Monday night has been rescheduled for… Read More



Job Corner: Are You A LinkedIn Loser?

You’re working along in your job, thinking everything’s going great. Then things start crumbling. You get a… Read More



Tonight’s Blazers-Nets Game Postponed Due to Weather

The game has been rescheduled for Monday, April 6.



How Onion Rings Could Save the Poorest Town in Oregon

One of America’s guiltiest pleasures is fuelling an economic revival in one of Oregon’s poorest towns. 



LaMarcus Aldridge Forgoes Surgery, Energizes the Blazers

BLAZERS GRADED: Portland 103, Washington 96



slides: Scott Taylor: 10 People You Should Be Schmoozing in Your City

Ok, we all know about the 1% and the life they are living—having the best of everything, getting pampered by all that… Read More



Confession Day in the Church of Bike

There are few things more exciting to the dedicated cyclist than New Bike Day.

I have a confession to make, and you, dear reader, are my confessor.



The 20 Wealthiest and Poorest Cities in Oregon

The wealthiest cities in Oregon are concentrated in the suburbs surrounding Portland, while the state’s lowest-income… Read More



Oregon Prison Population Fifth Fastest Growing in U.S.

Oregon’s prison population grew faster than 45 other states and over three times faster than the national average,… Read More



video: Storm Hits East Coast and Epic ‘School is Closed’ Video Goes Viral

As Blizzard Juno continues to bury New England in snow, one Rhode Island school's epic announcement that there would be… Read More



Grand Central’s 12th Man Loaf Celebrates Seahawks’ Super Bowl Appearance

Grand Central Bakery's 12th Man Loaf

In the days and hours leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX, Grand Central Bakery will go into full Yeast Mode, showing… Read More



Leather Storrs: Why Restaurants Should Get Rid of Tipping

The threat of a $15 minimum wage has got some restaurants in full panic mode while others are already moving to solutions… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week, Jan. 27

The Blow Courtesy of Kanine Records

The unseasonably warm weather has been a blessing, but when the sun goes down we can combat the winter doldrums by huddling… Read More



10th Annual Seafood & Wine Festival at Oregon Convention Center

KGW-TV's weather person Nick Allard was the winner of last year's Celebrity Crab Cracking Competition at the Seafood and Wine Festival. Photo by Byron Beck.

Sip Oregon wines and enjoy fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the Tenth Annual Portland Seafood and Wine… Read More



Think Outside the Banh Mi

Vietnamese style bánh xèo via Wikimedia CC.

When craving Vietnamese food, most Portlanders opt for steaming bowls of fragrant beef pho, or comforting banh mi sandwiches… Read More



Dear Robin: My Wife Lost Weight; Now She’s Dressing Too Sexy

Dear Robin: My wife recently lost a lot of weight and I am very proud of her. She had been fairly overweight for several… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

slides: Next of Kin: Turning Goodwill Clothing into Eco-Friendly Fashions

Next of Kin design.

After founding four startups, hiking 2,100 miles alone, and exploring 50 U.S. cities, True North is venturing in a new… Read More



Local Pet Store Celebrates 10 year Anniversary

Salty's Dog and Cat Shop

This Valentine's Day, Salty’s Dog and Cat Shop celebrates its ten year anniversary. 



Literopolis: A Weekly Look at Portland Literary Events

Photo Credit: iStock (cropped)

These next seven days will now be known as the Week of Workshops. If you’re a writer, editor, or anyone at all… Read More



Portland State University Launches Comics Studies Certificate

Portland State University has just introduced their new Comic Studies Program. Students who complete the program will be able… Read More



slides: 35 Famous Quotes About Portland and Oregon

Today it seems as though everybody has something to say about Portland and Oregon. Afterall, more people moved to Oregon… Read More



slides: Survey Finds Few People Know How to Maintain a Healthy Brain

Brain Health Chart Photo Credit: AARP

A new survey by AARP shows that while 93% of individuals recognize the importance of brain health, few people know of the… Read More



In Plain Sight: 10 Things to Know About Funeral Homes Before You Die

The Graveyard

I remember taking a career aptitude test in high school. These tests were administered long before it was ever suggested that… Read More



College Three by Five: Criminal Justice Programs

Working with students who are interested in ultimately getting a law degree, I often hear that they are looking for a college… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

slides: Portland Threads: The Long Overcoat

Jenny in Machus and thrifted finds.

Portland Threads is GoLocalPDX's weekly review of what Portlanders are wearing on the streets.



slides: 10 Cute Pets in Need Of Loving Homes- January 24

Hi! My name is Aurora.

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



Martha Davis and The Motels To Play Alberta Rose Theatre

Martha Davis and Corin Tucker, of Sleater-Kinney at Portland event supporting Rock and Roll Camp for Girls. Photo by Byron Beck.

“Only The Lonely” and “Suddenly Last Summer" shot the new wave band The Motels to stardom and to the top of… Read More



The Reluctant Adventurer: The Year of Dating Totally Un-Dangerously

Last year on January 4th, I posted the following status update on Facebook: Friends: I, like millions of people across… Read More



slides: Ask a Bartender: What Should I Order?

Portland, it sometimes seems, is not so much a city as it is a series of bars.



slides: Oregon Black Pioneers Exhibition Opening at Oregon Historical Society

A Community On The Move opens Feb. 1. Photo Credit: Oregon Historical Society (image cropped)

The Oregon Black Pioneers have partnered with the Oregon Historical Society to present a Community on the Move, an in-depth… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Sticks & Stones Accessories to Open Up Shop in PDX

Wooden accessories and sustainable jewelry brand Sticks & Stones, will be opening a Portland brick and mortar retail… Read More



Wizard World Comic Con Returns to Portland Bringing Big Stars

Katee Sackhoff and Karl Urban while visiting Portland in early November: Photo: https://twitter.com/KOifusionpdx

Wizard World Comic Con is returning to Portland on Friday January 23, and with Comic Con comes the chance to meet major… Read More



video: Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai Returns to Portland this Spring

Cirque du Soleil is once again coming to Portland this spring. A dormant volcano, a mythical forest and an ancient… Read More



NEW: Multnomah County Seeks Public Input on Possible E-Cigarette Regulations

The Board will have a public hearing Jan. 27 to discuss  e-cigarette distribution

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners are seeking public comment, after a public hearing Jan. 27 to discuss the health… Read More



The 2015 Flu Epidemic: Best Bets for Steering Clear of the Flu

According to the CDC’s most current numbers, the mortality rate from both influenza and pneumonia this year sit at… Read More



Didi’s Manners & Etiquette: Winter Entertaining + More

Toking when it's not tobacco and taking shoes off at the door are winter party etiquette questions, along with when… Read More