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20 Celebrities You May Not Know Have Ties To Oregon—20 Celebrities You May Not Know Have Ties…

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Scones Recalled From Stores in Portland and Across US—Starbucks' Pumpkin Scones Recalled From Stores in Portland…

Timbers Look To Control Playoff Destiny—Timbers Look To Control Playoff Destiny

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

In Plain Sight: Head Shops—In Plain Sight: Head Shops

Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up Of Portland Literary Events—Literopolis: A Weekly Roundup Of Portland Literary Events

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

Portland Threads: Hats and Caps in PDX—Portland Threads: Hats and Caps in PDX

Senior Citizens Support Legal Weed in Oregon—The legal marijuana campaign is getting a nod…

10 friendly pets needing a loving home!—10 friendly pets needing a loving home!



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

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Problems with “packaging” forced Starbucks to recall pumpkins scones from its stores around the country just days… Read More



Timbers Look To Control Playoff Destiny

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



Senior Citizens Support Legal Weed in Oregon

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



Explore the City By Bike (Safely) On Portland’s Greenways

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Portland is well known as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country, for many reasons, but many would-be cyclists… 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



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



Can Mike Leach And Washington State Stun Oregon in Pullman?

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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

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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

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



Merkley Slams Wehby For Alleged Plagiarism

Monica Wehby is accused of plagiarizing her health plan.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby, a doctor, is taking heat for allegedly plagiarizing her health plan for… Read More



What Can Portland do to Bring A Second Big-League Franchise to Town?

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Last week I asked why so many Portlanders support major-league teams from rival Seattle. It seems the next logical question… Read More



Oregon’s Minimum Wage to Rise by 15 Cents

Oregon's minimum wage is going up 15 cents.

Oregon’s minimum wage will rise by 15 cents in 2015, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries has announced.



August Report Shows Positive Oregon Job Growth

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The Oregon Employment Department released its monthly labor market report this week, noting strong growth in several sectors,… Read More



Difficult Workplace Personalities and How to Deal With Them

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Ever worked with a drama queen? How about a gossip guy? Chances are you've shared office space with one of the three… Read More



Same-Sex Marriage Crusaders in Monica Wehby’s TV Ad Not Legally Wed

Ben West, left, and Paul Rummell, right, celebrate their wedding in 2010 before same-sex marriage was legal in Oregon.  Photo courtesy of Ben West

The same-sex marriage champions backing Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby in a statewide TV ad are not married,… Read More



Oregon Ranks No. 2 For ‘Tax Fairness’

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Oregon ranks No. 2 on WalletHub's list of states with the most fair tax systems. WalletHub analyzed and ranked the… Read More



BuzzFeed Claims Monica Wehby Plagiarized Health Plan

BuzzFeed claims Monica Wehby plagiarized her health plan. 



Scott Bruun: Oregon Should Say No to Open Primary

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Isn’t the primary purpose of government to protect and improve the lives of its citizens?  Well, if this is true,… Read More



Mike Riley: Remains Proponent of Beavers Offensive Balance

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Despite a deviation from course a year ago, Oregon State football coach Mike Riley remains a proponent of offensive… Read More



Personal Finance: Understanding Social Security Spousal Benefits

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Wondering whether you’re eligible for Social Security Spousal benefits? Confused by the complex answers you get to that… Read More



Portland, Best U.S. City For A Destination Wedding On A Budget

Portland ranks No. 1 on a list of five best U.S. cities for a destination wedding on a budget, chosen by Cheapism.com. 



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



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



In Plain Sight: Head Shops

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



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

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


Beauty & Fashion

Portland Threads: Hats and Caps in PDX

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



College Three by Five: Programs in Fashion Design and Merchandising

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



The Reluctant Adventurer: The Flotation Tank at Float On

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



Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend

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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



Get to Know Your Local Bottleshop: The Portland Bottle Shop

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Portland is an awesome spot for local, independently owned wine shops that provide alternatives to the tier-end wine displays… 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

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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 . . .

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



Interview: Buster Ross from Hazelden on New Treatment Model for LGBTQ Addicts

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Buster Ross, M.A., is bringing substance abuse amongst gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people out of the closet… Read More



TBA Day Eight: French Theater Artists Present ‘GERMINAL’

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Day eight of Portland's Time Based Art (TBA) festival features contemporary theater performance, "GERMINAL," by French… Read More



Sweet temptation: Eight Ways to Tame the Sugar Beast

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Sugar sure is tasty, but it also can be bad for you. Here are eight ways to help tame your sugar cravings.



Portland Then/Now: Southwest Fourth Avenue and Morrison Street

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As much as streets change, some streets in downtown Portland stay the same. Sort of. Such is the case of Southwest Fourth… Read More



Number of Oregonians Without Health Insurance Falls by 63 Percent

The number of Oregonians without health insurance has fallen by more than 60 percent, a new study reveals. 



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

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



Say Farewell to Summer With a Blackberry Binge

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In 2005, Oregon declared pears our official state fruit. Wait, so blackberries aren’t the state fruit of Oregon?



Spotted in Portland: Actresses Parker Posey & Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte Nielsen picking out nail color at Morrison Nail Studio in downtown Portland.

Spotted in Portland: Actress Parker Posey was seen in front of a downtown hotel on Tuesday and in Portland's West… Read More



Free Burgers from Little Big Burger to Celebrate Fourth Birthday

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Free burgers anyone? Portland's beloved chain Little Big Burger is turning four today, September 17, and inviting… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

In My Closet: Buffalo Exchange Store Manager Sarah Maloney

If you have been to the Buffalo Exchange on West Burnside, you will most likely have encountered Sarah Maloney, the super… Read More



College Admissions: 6 Tips for Writing Compelling College Application Essays

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The college admissions essay (also known as your personal statement) is your chance to show who you are beyond your grades… Read More



In Defense of Sweat

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It’s been a relatively long, hot summer here in Portland this year. That means a lot of people have been hiding from… Read More