Razor Renaissance

Portland Razor Co. finds itself in an artisan niche boom.


Africa Bridge Listens to Kids

It takes a village to raise a child. In Tanzania—an African country roughly three times the size of Oregon— people in remote villages, hobbled by poverty and AIDS, take the sentiment literally.


Mainstream Green

At the end of the first day of legalized marijuana for recreational use, sales exceeded $3 million statewide, and by the end of the week, Oregonians had bought more product than Colorado’s and Washington’s first weeks combined.


Given Back Birdhouses

In 2009, Maria and Amen Fisher entered the bird real estate business in Florence.


Encyclopedia of Bold Oregon Moments

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when Oregon’s collective conscience moved beyond a backwater timber state north of California to a kick-ass place known for its progressive ideas, tough pioneering spirit, recreational abundance, and some of the best damn eating and drinking anywhere.