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A Guide to Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding—A Guide to Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

GoLocalPDX’s Shopping Guide to PDX’s Little Boxes—GoLocalPDX's Shopping Guide to Portland's Little Boxes

Are Babies Healthier in Neighborhoods With More Trees?—Are Babies Healthier in Neighborhoods With More Trees?

St. Catherine’s Day in PDX: A Celebration of Women and Food—St. Catherine's Day in Portland: A Celebration of…

Portland Threads: The Coat and Scarf Combo—Portland Threads: The Coat and Scarf Combo

PSU Study Finds People Keep Moving to Oregon—PSU Study Finds People Keep Moving to Oregon

Portland Mountain Bikers Launch Petition for More Trails—Portland Mountain Bikers Hot Under the Helmet for…

Portland Mixed Martial Artist, Emily “The Mantis Shrimp” Corso, is Ready to Make Waves—Portland Mixed Martial Artist, Emily “The Mantis Shrimp”…

College 3 by 5: Programs in Product Design—College 3 by 5: Programs in Product Design

Adopt Me! 10 Cute Pets In Need of Loving Homes- November 22—Adopt Me! 10 Cute Pets In Need of…



Are Babies Healthier in Neighborhoods With More Trees?

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Neighborhoods abundant with grass and trees mean healthier pregnancies and babies, according to research by Oregon State… Read More



PSU Study Finds People Keep Moving to Oregon

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Oregon's population increased by over 40,000 people from 2013 to 2014 primarily by people moving to the state, according… Read More



Portland Mountain Bikers Launch Petition for More Trails

A cyclist climbs a double-track road in Forest Park. With over 70 miles of trails available to hikers and runners, less than one mile of actual single track is open to bikers.

For over a decade Portland area mountain bikers have been asking for more off-road cycling access within the metropolitan… Read More



Portland Mixed Martial Artist, Emily “The Mantis Shrimp” Corso, is Ready to Make Waves

Emily 'The Mantis Shrimp' Corso via her Twitter page.

If you are looking for top prospects in the world of mixed martial arts, the Pacific Northwest is a great place to start.… Read More



Police Arrest Juvenile Shooting Suspect

Portland Police have arrested Christopher Washington, 16, in connection to an August shooting in North Portland.



Undocumented Immigrant Population Dropped Dramatically in Oregon

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will protect over 5 million of the nation’s undocumented… Read More



slides: Timeline of Terry Bean’s Life and Political Activism

Terry Bean at the gay gights march in the 1970's, via terry-bean.com

Terry Bean has been fighting for gay rights since the 1970s and has been building his political might over the decades,… Read More



Sellwood Bridge to Reopen Friday Night

The Sellwood Bridge will reopen Friday night, Nov. 21, after the evening commute. 



Matthews Has Lillard’s Back as Blazers Blast Bulls

Mike Dunleavy Jr. leveled Lillard and Matthews rushed in, shoving back as Portland blew out the tired, hurting Bulls.



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

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



Your Job Search: 3 Ways to Crush Your Interview

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With the improving job market more people than ever are looking for new opportunities. Some are trying to recover from the… Read More



Friday Financial Five – November 21st, 2014

Home buying fence-sitters may view this as the last opportunity to lock in a four percent mortgage. October saw home sales… Read More



It’s Time For Dana Altman’s Disappearing Act To End

Dana Altman, via Wikimedia Commons

Oregon played a basketball game against Detroit last night as part of ESPN’s college basketball tip-off marathon, and… Read More



Alley Cross Benefit Race Blends City Grit and Muddy Fun

Alley Cross PDX 2014 Race Series kicks off Sat, Nov 29th at Normandy Park.

What do you get when you mix a large stretch of pavement, a healthy dose of dirt, some back alleys, gravel, city streets,… Read More



DA Unsure if Extortion Charges will Arise from Terry Bean, Kiah Lawson Case

Lawson's Facebook page has this photo of the couple at the White House in 2013, the same year authorities allege the two sexually abused a minor.

Clackamas County Senior Deputy District Attorney Scott Healy said he doubted if extortion charges would result from a mammoth… Read More



Terry Bean, Arrested for Sex Crimes, is One of America’s Top Democratic Fundraisers

Terry Bean is one of Barack Obama’s biggest Oregon fundraisers and is recognized as one of the Obama campaign bundlers.… Read More



Former Lover of Terry Bean, Kiah Lawson, Arrested for Sex Crimes

The former lover of Democratic fundraiser and prominent gay-rights activist Terry Bean was arrested Wednesday for sex crimes,… Read More



Bicyclist Dies After Collision With Semi Truck

A FedEx semi truck collided with a bicyclist, killing him, Wednesday morning in Cedar Mill community, according to Washington… Read More



Why Legal Sports Betting is the Same as Allowing Athletes to Smoke Pot

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National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver supposedly made significant news last week when he wrote in The New… Read More



Cranksgiving 2014: Purposeful Pedaling to Benefit Outside In

Keep your resolve to ride year-round with fun rides that combine the pleasure of cycling with the spirit of giving. This… Read More



Mo’ne Davis to Headline Friends of Baseball Events in Portland

Mo'ne Davis, from

Mo'ne Davis, who pitched her team to a shutout win in the Little League World Series this summer and took the country by… Read More



A Guide to Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

Jeff Acciaioli

The snow fell, the gear was packed, and the alarm rang at 5 am. You fought for a parking spot and raced for first chair. You… Read More



slides: GoLocalPDX’s Shopping Guide to PDX’s Little Boxes

Earrings by Anne Bocci Photo Credit: Anne Bocci (image cropped).

GoLocalPDX has created a nifty holiday guide to the city-wide shopping event Little Boxes, for all those ready to shop till… Read More



St. Catherine’s Day in PDX: A Celebration of Women and Food

Cathy Whims, owner of Nostrana restaurant in Southeast Portland

St. Catherine's Day in Portland is a food and drink tasting event that showcases the bounty of the Pacific Northwest and… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

slides: Portland Threads: The Coat and Scarf Combo

Ashley from New York, is wearing a heavy coat and a Marc Jacobs scarf.  Photo Credit: Kemea Smith

Portland Threads is GoLocalPDXs weekly review of what Portlanders are wearing on the streets.



College 3 by 5: Programs in Product Design

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University programs in Product Design – also referred to as Industrial Design – train students to become… Read More



slides: Adopt Me! 10 Cute Pets In Need of Loving Homes- November 22

Hi! My name is ACE.

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



Oregon, ‘Booziest’ State in America

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Oregon is the number one booziest state in America, according to a ranking by Thrillist. 



Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend: Nov. 21-23

Fleetwood Mac, via Wikimedia Commons

One more week until Thanksgiving. One more week until the obligatory turky dinner, time spent with relatives, and upset… Read More



The Reluctant Adventurer: 18 Dates in One Night

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A year ago, speed dating would’ve been my worst nightmare. But now, after a year of online dating, it was more like a… Read More



Eat This, Not That: Healthy Thanksgiving Food Swaps

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Thanksgiving is always filled with tempting, delicious, fattening food that can be challenging to resist if you're on a… Read More



Five Things to Know About Portland’s ‘Son of a Biscuit’

Son of a Biscuit chicken. Photo credit: Dina Avila

This Division Street fried chicken shack flies under the radar compared to restaurant emperor Micah Camden’s other… Read More



Is It Time For You To Go Gluten-free?

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What you are about to read is a conversation about food that just happens to center around the current health craze… Read More



Hyundai Genesis and Equus’ Cool Ties To Portland

Hyundai Genesis, via the Hyundai media site

Hyundai cars have a strong connection with the city of Portland as it has been the Port of Entry for the cars since the first… Read More



Portland Then/Now: Northwest Couch Street and Third Avenue

Northwest Couch Street and Third Avenue, 1976 City of Portland Archives, A2011-018.276

Portland Then/Now: As much as some street corners change, some don't seem to change at all. The following photos… Read More



PSU Virus Discovery Could Impact HIV Drug Research

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New discoveries about a virus could lead to better drugs for treating HIV, research at Portland State University… Read More



Party Report: Laurel Hook’s Totally Awesome Birthday “Prom”

Laurel and Blair Hook at her birthday

So how did lawyer Laurel Hook pull off one of the coolest parties—ever? 



Spotted In Portland: GZA at evo Opening Party in SE Portland

GZA at evo Portland's Grand Opening Party.

Evo celebrated the opening of its first Portland retail store with a HUGE party that included a surprise musical… Read More



DIY Foodie Gifts For the Holidays: Herb Butters

Herb Butter via iStock

Do you ever bore yourself to tears shopping for one-size-fits-all gifts of cheap merlot and scented hand sanitizer? Think… Read More



Tis The Season for Five Upcoming Portland Holiday Art Sales

Downtown's Crafty Wonderland will be holding their annual winter sale this December at the Oregon Conventionm Center with over 250 vendors selling a variety of handmade items.

‘Tis the season for giving. Primarily through gifting. And what gift is better than one that’s hand-made?


Beauty & Fashion

On the Runway: Communion’s Third Annual Fashion Show

Photo Credit: Communion Facebook Page

Independent, locally owned clothing boutique, Communion, is hosting their annual fashion show tonight at popular bar Dig A… Read More



Is Portland’s Gourdet Unstoppable on Top Chef Boston?

Gregory Gourdet at Phame Gala. Photo by Byron Beck

Gregory Gourdet is a winner. At least he is so far on the 12th season of Bravo’s hit reality-tv series “Top… Read More



WIGL: A Dancing Robot That Teaches Children to Play Instruments

Vivek Mano, the inventor of WIGL.

Meet WIGL, the new dancing robot that teaches children how to correctly play musical instruments.  



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week

Photo Courtesy of Birds of Chicago

Yes, it’s colder than Christmas outside, but going to a show is an excellent way to shake off cabin fever and prove to… Read More



New Play Exhibit at Portland Children’s Museum to Open Saturday

Portland Children's Museum

A new, permanent exhibit 'GROUNDWORK' is set to open at the Portland Children's Museum on… Read More



My Favorite Stories, Articles, Essays and Speeches to Teach Students

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There is this idea that English teachers have their classes spend 95% of their time reading novels but that is changing. With… Read More



slides: Party Report: Albertina Kerr Community Awards Luncheon With Storm Large

Storm Large and Bob Moore of Bob's Red Mill at Albertina Kerr Community Awards Luncheon. Photo by Byron Beck.

Storm Large did not let a recent knee surgery stop her from attending Albertina Kerr's 107th Annual Meeting &… Read More



Downtown Portland Dresses For The Holidays in Ugly Sweaters

Yarn Bombed Otter Sculptures downtown. Photo Credit: Byron Beck

If you're walking around downtown Portland this season, keep an eye out for sculptures dressed in colorful, "ugly"… Read More