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Video Shows Officers Recovering Missing Toddler In Bushes Near Home

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.19.2017 | Crime

A desperate search for a missing 2-year-old boy had a happy ending when officers found the child just blocks from his home in a remarkable moment that...

The Local Food Movement Is Flourishing And Shows No Signs Of Stopping

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.03.2017 | Green

For a long time, the prevailing mantra of farming in America has been simple: “Get big or get out.” That mantra traces its roots back to the late ...

Police Share Stunning Photo Of A Winter Night's MURDER

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Weird News

It’s no surprise that when Portland, Oregon, police posted a photo of a murder, it went viral ― even if it was a murder of crows. But really, what...

Christmas Cheer Is Unicycle Santa Playing 'Ode To Joy' On Flaming Bagpipes

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 12.24.2016 | Weird News

If you’ve got the talent, this is a great way to celebrate Christmas. If you can’t play the flaming bag pipes while balancing a stack of presents ...

Rapper Who Freestyles While Bathing His Cat Knows How To Multi-Task

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.21.2016 | Weird News

Giving a cat a bath is possibly one of the most challenging things a pet owner can do. Now try doing a freestyle rap while you scrub down Mittens. Not...

One Pose Away From an Excellent Life

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

If you're a soul searchin'* dog worshippin'*happy hour hammerin'* sin committin'* church goin'*gorge hikin'*computer geekin' Portlander, You might be...

Taxi Driver Allegedly Tells Gay Bar Patrons They're Going To Hell

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.27.2016 | Queer Voices

A local Oregon taxi company is feeling the heat after one of its drivers allegedly shouted homophobic epithets with a megaphone outside of a Portland ...

Too Hot To Handle?

Judge Kemp | Posted 08.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Judge Kemp

The pain is real and I have been suffering from the heartbreak and fear of what could happen next. I may not have known anyone directly impacted by these recent events of the season, but they have made me apply caution to my life.

Portland Opera Debut Of The Italian Girl In Algiers

Lina de la Torre | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
Lina de la Torre

The production was highly entertaining and it neatly integrated madcap comedy with a wonderful interpretation by the cast of Rossini's score with its lovely, lyrical phrasing.

Open Streets Lets People Play In The (Traffic-Free) Streets; Portland To Host Worldwide Gathering

Diane Dulken | Posted 08.02.2016 | Impact
Diane Dulken

Cities are where the majority of humanity lives. There's a reason why open streets are so popular worldwide - they are opening new possibilities for how we live in them.

Street Books: This Library on Wheels Brings Great Reads to People Living Outside

NationSwell | Posted 07.14.2016 | Books

For the past five years, Laura Moulton has spent her days in underserved areas of Portland, Ore., lending books to people living on the fringes of soc...

Why Did Clinton Snub Oregon?

Jonathan Bach | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Bach

It might make sense for Hillary Clinton to play the long game and campaign in high-profile locales - but it's a drag the Democratic frontrunner couldn't at least hold a rally in beautiful Oregon before the recent primary here.

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

'Pink Martini' Adjusts the Melody

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

With 'Pink Martini,' it is always an integrated fusing of the new and classic, the worldly and the world, the poignant and humorous.

Hutch Harris Discusses The Thermals Performing At A Bernie Sanders Rally & Birdie Sanders

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS interview Hutch Harris discusses the Thermals performing at a Bernie Sanders rally, the same one where Birdie Sanders occurred....

Fowler's Successful System of Coaching

Karl Romain | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Karl Romain

I've just completed my certification as a Master Trainer through Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching (FIA). In the process, I had t...

Portland Paper Whitewashes Role in WWII Internments as State Honors Rights Champion, Former Internee Minoru Yasui

Lawrence J. Maushard | Posted 03.29.2016 | Media
Lawrence J. Maushard

The Oregonian photo page from May 10, 1942 somehow, someway found smiling young internees effortlessly going about their daily lives behind barb wire ...

Portland Doesn't Want To Be Your 'Next Big City'

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.05.2016 | HuffPost Home

For years, Portland, Oregon has gained attention for becoming one of America's best cities to live and work. But as its popularity increases, so does ...

2015: Top Six Breakthroughs That Are Changing Your World

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.02.2017 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The descent of the Republican presidential debate into new lows of demagoguery highlighted the emptiness of political discourse. And across the country, communities experienced the torrential downpours, record temperatures, floods, droughts, and firestorms predicted by climate change models. But 2015 also brought breakthroughs.

Junk Nation? Portland's Makers are Betting on a Handcrafted Future

Carrie Sturrock | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Carrie Sturrock

Saws screech as people bend over work benches in the bright, cavernous space of ADX Portland, making tap handles, furniture, razor handles, chandelier...

Countdown to the Solstice: Shining Stars in Oregon

Janine Francolini | Posted 12.19.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

This is the last blog in our series as we count down to the winter solstice -- the darkest day of the year. These past few weeks, we've featured some ...

The Gayborhood Isn't Dead: Where Gays and Lesbians Are Moving Next

Jack Hanson | Posted 12.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Jack Hanson

At the end of the day living in a gayborhood is just more fun, not to mention -- as a lot of gays and lesbians who bought in the Village, South Beach, the Castro and Chelsea decades ago can attest to -- a good real estate investment.

The Law of Attraction: A Living Wage and Abundance for All

Rabbi Debra Kolodny | Posted 12.06.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Debra Kolodny

Are you familiar with the Law of Attraction? It can be summarized as: "Like begets like." If we focus on the positive we bring the positive into our life. To attract more love, health, wealth, free time, we delight in what we have with a daily gratitude practice or by counting our blessings.

Medicaid Can Provide Funding for Support Services for the Homeless

Jeff Woodward | Posted 12.04.2016 | Impact
Jeff Woodward

People who are housed are not homeless. Medicaid can help, but until federal, state and local policy makers get serious about creating more affordable housing, millions of vulnerable people with disabilities will continue to face homelessness every year.

Flying For Thanksgiving? Remembering The World's Most Famous Thanksgiving Criminal

Jim Diamond | Posted 11.23.2016 | Crime
Jim Diamond

If you're flying, the indignities of modern-day air travel, with its hub travel insanity, long lines, crowds and delays are all numbing. If you think your turkey-day air travel experience is unpleasant, let's pause to recall the most famous Thanksgiving air travel crime of all time.