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Washington’s 7 Marijuana Legalization Mistakes Oregon Can Avoid—Washington's 7 Marijuana Legalization Mistakes Oregon Can Avoid

NEW: Despite Earlier Statements Fritz Announces Third Run for Portland City Council—Despite Earlier Statements Fritz Announces Third Run for…

BLAZERS GRADED: Cleveland 99, Portland 94—BLAZERS GRADED: Cleveland 99, Portland 94

Multnomah County Attracts Residents From Every State—Multnomah County Attracts Movers From Every State

NEW: Vancouver Teacher Appears In Court on Child Rape Charge—NEW: Vancouver Teacher Appears In Court on Child…

New Video Urges Portlanders To Stop Bragging About Portland—New Video Urges Portlanders To Stop Bragging About…

10 Great Places to Watch Super Bowl XLIX—10 Great Places to Watch Super Bowl XLIX

Event to Discuss Capping I-405 in Downtown Portland—Event to Discuss Capping I-405 in Downtown Portland

Portland Chef to Star on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen—Portland Chef to Star on Food Network's Cutthroat…

Recap: 1st Annual Fashion Meets Film Runway Show—Recap: 1st Annual Fashion Meets Film Runway Show



Washington’s 7 Marijuana Legalization Mistakes Oregon Can Avoid

In the wake of what many business owners, lobbyists and advocates call a rocky implementation of recreational marijuana in… Read More



NEW: Despite Earlier Statements Fritz Announces Third Run for Portland City Council

Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz announced Wednesday that she will run for re-election in 2016. In the past Fritz had… Read More



BLAZERS GRADED: Cleveland 99, Portland 94

With LeBron James out, Kyrie Irving scores a career-high 55 points.



Multnomah County Attracts Residents From Every State

Over the last several years, new residents have arrived in Multnomah County from every state in the nation, along with… Read More



NEW: Vancouver Teacher Appears In Court on Child Rape Charge

A 34-year-old Vancouver drama teacher appeared in court Wednesday morning and faced three charges in connection with… Read More



Event to Discuss Capping I-405 in Downtown Portland

Photo from ProspectPDX Facebook Page

An event on Thursday morning will ask what a massive cap over Interstate 405 in downtown Portland might look like.



Personal Finance: What People with Government Pensions Should Know about Social Security

As if the Social Security system weren’t complicated enough, additional complications arise for certain retirees… Read More



Gold Sprint Races: Indoor Winter Bike Shenanigans at Their Best

Gold Sprints: More fun than a barrel of drunken monkeys riding until they puke.



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



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



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.



video: New Video Urges Portlanders To Stop Bragging About Portland

A hilarious new video published Tuesday by Youtube user Adam Mack, urges Portlanders to stop bragging about how great the… Read More



slides: 10 Great Places to Watch Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX promises to be a boozy time here in Portland. Check out these great places around the city to watch the… Read More



Portland Chef to Star on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen

John Paulk

John Paulk, executive chef and owner of Portland's Mezzaluna Fine Catering, will appear as a contestant on Food… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

slides: Recap: 1st Annual Fashion Meets Film Runway Show

Interpretive dancer in  a Kikuchi design.

Two Northwest designers stood out from the rest, at the first annual Fashion Meets Film event this past Saturday at… Read More



College Admissions: More College Application Follow-Up Suggestions

Whether you were deferred from early acceptance or are waiting for regular decision news, here are appropriate follow-up… Read More



Oregon Symphony to Play Star Trek Score Live at Screening

Live Star Trek performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Star Trek (2009) is set to play at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Friday, with the Oregon Symphony, Pacific Youth Choir… Read More



Cascade Festival of African Films Celebrates 25 Years

Half of a Yellow Sun screening on Friday February 6th.

Portland Community College's 25th Cascade Festival of African Films, the longest-running African film festival in the… 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



Spotted in Portland: Joey Fatone, Bobby Brown, Brett Dalton, Stephen Amell & Other Stars

Agent of  Shield's Brett Dalton. Image: Twitter

Wizard World's Portland Comic Con attracted a slew of sci-fi-friendly stars and other celebrities to Portland over the… 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. 



Study Names Portland Kinkiest City in U.S.

Portland is the kinkiest city in the U.S., according to a study by Kink University in San Francisco. 



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