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Man Allegedly Throws Pipe Bombs At Police, Escapes During Chase

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Oregon are searching for a suspect who they say threw four pipe bombs while fleeing from police. Neal Allen Panschow, 43, sped off i...

Soon You'll Be Able To Order And Pay For A Latte Before You Even Get To Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business

First wireless charging stations, now mobile ordering? Yep, Starbucks is all about technology these days, and you'll soon be able to place your coffee...

Chanel Parks

Portland Is The Beauty Capital You've Been Missing

HuffingtonPost.com | Chanel Parks | Posted 11.21.2014 | Style

We've written about our love for natural beauty products in the past and after a recent rabbit hole down some of Etsy's most promising-looking product...

Exploring the Culinary Northwest With Michael Stanton, Executive Chef of The Heathman Restaurant

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

This was a meal in which every course was full of fresh flavors and unexpected, delightful combinations.

How Thoughtful Landscape Architecture Nourishes the City

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

After decades of suburban sprawl, we're finally on a more urban trend in the US. That's a very good thing, but it's easy to forget as we add more urban development to our cities that we humans are biophilic creatures.

The Prozac Experiment

Emily Ballard | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Emily Ballard

I've been worried that I won't be able to write anymore if I'm medicated. That the fire that propels me will be extinguished -- though it's worth remembering that the fire has also had a tendency to engulf me. I've worried that I'll become a numbed-out version of myself, that my good will be as dull as my bad.

Expecting Excellence

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 12.07.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

To ensure that all their students learn what they need to learn requires that the school be organized to a fare-thee-well and that everyone pull her weight.

7 New Edgy Dating Reality Shows This Fall

Kipp Friedman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

With the success of reality dating shows like Dating Naked and The Bachelorette, TV network executives are scrambling to create even edgier reality dating shows for this fall's line-up. Here are seven new shows already in production.

This Genius Project Would Create Tiny Homes For People Making Less Than $15,000 A Year

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact

Another American city is embracing the idea of small homes that'll make a big difference. The city of Portland, Oregon, is nearing approval of con...

Unplug to Recharge the Innovator in You: The Story of Pickathon

Ondi Timoner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

Twenty minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, lies Pendarvis Farm -- a pristine mix of meadows and Douglas Fir with miles of hiking trails and views of Mt. Hood.

Making Sense of Mitochondrial Disease Prevention by 'Three Parent IVF'

Brandon J. Bankowski, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon J. Bankowski, M.D.

The British approach to the novel implementation of mitochondrial replacement therapy, with extensive public involvement and careful, measured scientific review, may serve as an example for the United States and rest of the world.

Shame on You, Basic Rights Oregon

James Owens | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices
James Owens

I ran for a legislative seat here in Oregon and lost. But during the endorsement process I gained an interesting insight into politics: In the eyes of most LGBT groups, regardless of whether you're an avid supporter of LGBT rights, an "R" by your name is a scarlet letter.

Teacher's Invention Could Save Students During A School Shooting

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents

As of June 10, there have been 74 school shootings since the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Wary of t...

School Superintendent Accuses Local Parents Of Racism

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Superintendent Carole Smith has criticized a group of parents for their complaints about an African-American principa...

Kid-Friendly Itineraries in Five Western U.S. Destinations That Cater to Adults

Amy Whitley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

The best say both. The following Western US destinations are world-renown as wedding destinations, wine regions, or spa retreats, but have a secret: they're all surprisingly kid-friendly.

'Selfie Holidays' Is The Newest Travel Craze

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel

If you're tired of the #selfie phenomenon, you may want to consider moving to another planet. With songs like "#Selfie" topping the charts, astronauts...

Cathedral Park Is The Perfect Spring Spot

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.24.2014 | Travel

It's springtime and that means everyone's looking for a little green space to soak up some much-needed sun. Why not try Cathedral Park in Portland? ...

Childhood Obesity: The Heart of the Matter

Karl Romain | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Karl Romain

The heart of the matter is, that with one-third of children in the United States overweight or obese, we need more programs and engagement with children to help them make healthier choices for life.

Get the 11 Best Under-$25 Souvenirs From Portland Without Leaving Home

Diane Vadino | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

If you left your heart in San Francisco -- along with your ex, Google buses, and tech bros --celebrate the start of something new and infinitely more durable in Portland.

If You Ain't a Reflection, You're a Wave: Interview With Matthew Fisher

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Ridley Howard

"There is a practical side to these images, a bewilderment of nature. Waves have been crashing and clouds floating for as long as time itself. Nature always does its thing; we're just in the way."

How a Dry Cleaning Business Helps the Unemployed Find Jobs

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News
Melissa Sher

"If they could feel good in that clean, freshly pressed skirt or suit, they might sit taller or present themselves better. That little push might help."

Angry Residents Protest Mayor's Decision To Crackdown On Homelessness With Torches, Pitchforks

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact

A group of fired-up activists in Portland, Ore., who were tired of seeing homeless people being mistreated staged the kind of protest that will be dif...

Portland's #SochiSign #GayPropaganda Solidarity Campaign (PHOTOS)

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

A few days back, at our weekly QBlog editors meeting, it was clear that everyone I work with has been feeling frustrated with the lack of mainstream media coverage of the state-sanctioned torture and oppression of Russia's LGBTQ citizens, so we decided to do something about it.

How Did She Not See This Coming?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy

Like much of the country, Portland, Ore. has been hit by a major snowstorm over the last few days. But that did not stop a couple of joggers from brav...

Trader Joe's Drops Plan To Open Store In Historically Black Neighborhood

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trader Joe's grocery-store chain has dropped a plan to open a new store in the heart of the city's historically African-Am...