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Portland’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods—Portland's Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Goss and Evans Locked in Ugliest Race in the Oregon House of Representatives—Though all eyes might be on the governor's…

The Top 25 Coolest People In Portland (Eleven Thru Fifteen)—The Top 25 Coolest People In Portland (Eleven…

Scott Bruun: Federal Budget Politics Put Oregon Fishermen At Risk—Scott Bruun: Oregon Fishermen At Risk From Federal…

Ben and Jerry’s and The Onion Release GMO Labeling Video for Oregon—Ben and Jerry's and The Onion Release GMO…

Top Four Wild Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest—Top 4 Wild Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest

Personal Finance: The Social Security Safety Valve, How ‘File and Suspend’ Could Work for You—Personal Finance: The Social Security Safety Valve, How…

College Admissions: Common Application Prompt - Transition to Adulthood—College Admissions: Common Application Prompt: Transition to Adulthood

Marconi Out at KINK-FM Morning Show—Marconi Out at KINK-FM Morning Show

Salem Hospital Makes List of Top Orthopedic Programs—Salem Hospital Makes List of Top Orthopedic Programs



BREAKING: Poll Shows Kitzhaber Losing Support

KATU poll show Governor losing support

A poll commissioned by KATU released Wednesday night show that Governor John Kitzhaber is losing tremendous support as a… Read More



Portland’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Portland’s most dangerous neighborhoods, ranked by crime, fire emergencies and the presence of dangerous intersections,… Read More



Goss and Evans Locked in Ugliest Race in the Oregon House of Representatives

Weeks away from the election, the battle for the Oregon House heats up.

Though all eyes might be on the governor's race, the battle is heating up in Salem between two candidates duking it out… Read More



Scott Bruun: Federal Budget Politics Put Oregon Fishermen At Risk

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Motor lifeboat crews out of the Coast Guard station in Newport, Oregon knew to keep an eye on the skipper’s… Read More



Ben and Jerry’s and The Onion Release GMO Labeling Video for Oregon

Ben and Jerry’s ice cream company teamed up with The Onion to create a video calling Oregonians to back Measure 92,… Read More



Will The Portland Trail Blazers Have a ‘Top Ten Defense’ This Season?

Portland coach Terry Stotts said the goal for his team this year is to be “a top-ten defense.”



Personal Finance: The Social Security Safety Valve, How ‘File and Suspend’ Could Work for You

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Many of us have heard about the “file and suspend” strategy used to maximize Social Security benefits for married… Read More



Methodology: Portland’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

GoLocalPDX took data from three different sources to determine our rankings for Portland’s Most Dangerous… Read More



Morrison Bridge Closed on Saturday

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Morrison Bridge will be closed to motor vehicles on Saturday, October 26 from 7 a.m. to as late as 7 p.m. while inspection… Read More



Civil Rights Investigation Expands at Daimler Trucks North America

A total of 9 Daimler employees have filed complaints. Photo Credit: ACE on Flickr

The Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) is expanding its civil rights investigation of Daimler Trucks North America.



Portland State Awarded $24 Million to Help Diverse and Disadvantaged Students

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The National Institute of Health awarded Portland State University a $24 million research grant on Wednesday to help… Read More



Report: Kitzhaber Could be Slipping in the Polls

Gov. John Kitzhaber and fiancee Cylvia Hayes

 A new KATU poll has revealed that some voters have changed their minds on Gov. John Kitzhaber in light of recent… Read More



Daily Mail: Hayes’ Former Lover Says Pot Farm Her Idea

Cylvia Hayes

The former lover of embattled First Lady Cylvia Hayes argues Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancee cannot be… Read More



Washington Sheriff Endorses Marijuana Regulation Measure

The Sheriff of King County, Washington, has endorsed the Oregon marijuana regulation measure, the second Sheriff to do so.



Why Journeyman Head Coach Terry Stotts is Perfect for Rip City

Terry Stotts of the Trail Blazers, via Wikimedia Commons

“I’m gonna go have a beer.” Those words, uttered by Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts… Read More



Cycling Safely: Three Tips for Fall Riding

Portland-based Showers Pass offers high-visibility outdoor gear to keep you dry and seen. Photo courtesy Showers Pass.

In Portland, we're lucky to enjoy mild fall and winter seasons that allow us to ride our bikes for getting around,… Read More



Three Portland Buildings Added to the National Register of Historic Places

The Honeyman House, Portland

Oregon Parks and Recreation released information about three Portland buildings that are among the lastest entries in the… Read More



Washington Post: Attracting Young People to Portland, Decades in the Making

Portland is drawing young, creative, well-educated college grads in droves because the region’s unique vision of… Read More



Police Investigate Death Along Southeast Railroad Tracks

Police investigate death.

Police are investigating a death along the railroad tracks in Southeast Portland. 



Two Men Arrested in Downtown Portland Murder

Two men arrested in downtown murder.

Police have arrested two men in connection with the fatal stabbing of 43-year-old man in downtown Portland last week. 



Developer of Former Trade Joe’s Site Connected to California Corruption

Majestic Realty is developing a 20,000-square-foot shopping center at Alberta and NE Martin Luther King Jr. Streets

The head of a development company working on a controversial project in Northeast Portland has been the subject of an… Read More



slides: The Top 25 Coolest People In Portland (Eleven Thru Fifteen)

Portland is so hot right now. And that’s truly what makes it cool. But cool doesn’t happen all by itself. It… Read More



Top Four Wild Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest

Hericium erinaceus 'Lion's Mane' via Wikimedia Commons

Mushrooms are intoxicating, literally. Some are full of poisonous toxins, while others smell of apricots, fresh seafood or… Read More



College Admissions: Common Application Prompt - Transition to Adulthood

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This is an actual college application essay written in response to the Common Application prompt: Transition to Adulthood. It… Read More



Marconi Out at KINK-FM Morning Show

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Marconi—the co-host on the KINK-FM (101.9) radio morning show -- is no longer with the show. 



Salem Hospital Makes List of Top Orthopedic Programs

Salem Hospital has been named one of 125  "hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs" by a… Read More



PDX Cocktail Week: Pre-Funking with Red Star & House Spirits

Red Star Tavern revelers at Negroni Party. Photo by Byron Beck.

Portland Cocktail Week kicked off a little early with two parties on Saturday night. The first was the Negroni blow-out at… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week

Bob Dylan

With apologies to the Parrotheads, we’re picking Bob Dylan at Keller Auditorium over Jimmy Buffett at Moda Center in… Read More



Why Twitter is an Important Tool for Teachers


I had to explain what America Online was to one of my students last Friday which made me feel even older than I am. Also,… Read More



Halloween Pumpkin Beer Extravaganza Planned for Portland

Brace yourself, Portland. A Halloween pumpkin beer extravaganza is on its way, a two-part event that promises pumpkin ales,… Read More



slides: Portland’s 25 New Cool People (1 thru 5)

Portland is so hot right now. And that’s truly what makes it cool. But cool doesn’t happen all by itself. It… Read More



Spotted In Portland: Patrick Stewart is a Timbers Fan

Patrick Stewart. Photo by Gage Skidmore.

Actor Patrick Stewart was spotted in Portland this weekend. Seems Sir Patrick is a bit of Timbers fan. 



Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up Of Portland Literary Events

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Yet another stellar week for you lovers of the printed and spoken word. Enjoy! 



slides: Party Report: Content 2014 at Ace Hotel Portland

Bradley Lange Menswear at Content at Ace Hotel Portland

Content, a living fashion and art installation, took place in the guest rooms on the second floor at Ace Hotel Portland on… Read More



BodyVox Kicks off Season With ‘Nightmare on Northrup’ Dance Show

The Undertaking Photo Credit: Blaine Truitt Covert (image cropped)

BodyVox kicks off their 2014/2015 performance season with BloodyVox: Nightmare on Northrup, a dance theater experience that… Read More



video: Stars Perform at the Lake Theater & Cafe

Taylor John Williams on 'The Voice'

The last two 'Music Mondays' at the Lake Theater & Cafe have been sold out with Taylor John Williams, the… Read More



slides: The Oregon Zoo’s Cutest Animal Babies

Cougar Cub. Photo Credit: Oregon Zoo

Babies with whiskers would normally be a cause for alarm, but not at the Oregon Zoo.  Back in early September, the… Read More



College Three by Five: Marine Science Programs

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Marine biologists enjoy careers that include shark curator, hazardous waste manager, SCUBA instructor, environmental… Read More



Take One: Portland Production Company OCCULIST on Making Music Videos

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Dani Ransom and Leah Maldonado of OCCULIST, a Portland based video production company, speak to GoLocalPDX about their… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Portland Threads: As Long As I Got My Suit and Bow Tie

Wesley wearing a black and silver bow tie and a matching striped vest and pants.

Suits and ties were seen around downtown Portland this week on Portland Threads. 



slides: 10 Cute Pets in Need of Loving Homes - October 18

Take Uno home today!  Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services

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



Portland Film Company to Produce Documentary About Japanese War Brides

(from right) Katheryn Tolbert, Lucy Craft and Karen Kasmauski

Blue Chalk Media based in Portland and Brooklyn NY will partner with three American journalists to produce “Fall… Read More



Five Fun Things to Do this Weekend: Oct. 17-19

After a long week sometimes all you want to do is hibernate in bed. But don't do that! You'll miss out on some great… Read More



PDX Wine Crawl: Top Three Wines by the Glass in Southwest Portland

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If you're in the mood for some wines by the glass, there are plenty of options for the Portland oenophile. In this… Read More



Dear Robin: How Do I Deal With My Wife’s Ridiculous Divorce Lawyer?

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Dear Robin: My wife of 23 years recently filed for divorce when she left me for another man. From the moment she… Read More



Ann Hampton Callaway Celebrates Barbra Streisand With Oregon Symphony

Ann Hampton Callaway, Photo Courtesy of Oregon Symphony

Platinum Award-winning singer Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the music of one of America’s most iconic musical… Read More



Review: Claire Ashley’s and Bahar Yurukoglu’s Intimate Horizons

Both colorful and captivating, the dynamic current exhibition at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Intimate Horizons,… Read More



The Top Ten Things Portlanders Do With Bacon

Photo Credit: Maple bacon bar from Voodoo Doughnuts via Wikimedia commons

Ah Portland, city of contradictions. It may be home to the highest population of vegans in the country (we have to check the… Read More