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Artist Anahata Katkin’s Leap of Faith

Family talents bring together business and creativity in the burgeoning Ashland-based brand Papaya!. Anahata Katkin’s works blending collage-style aesthetic, iconography,inspiring quotes and organic textures appear on 700 licensed items, from computer tablet sleeves to insulated lunch bags, journals and shopping totes.

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From Where I Stand: Mt. Hood Parkdale

1859’s From Where I Stand feature heads to  Mt. Hood Parkdale, halfway between Hood River and Mt. Hood, and talks with Theresa Draper, owner of Drapter Girls Country Farm. 


More of Timber Joey’s Top 5s

Joey Webber walks softly but carries a big chainsaw. Better known as Portland Timbers extreme fan and mascot, Timber Joey, he has brought a spark and a roar to the Timbers Army and Jeld-Wen Field.     The original mascot was longtime fan, Jim Serrill, who asked the club’s management around 1978—the team then owned by lumber company Louisiana Pacific—if he could bring a chainsaw to games. Soon Timber Jim and later Timber Joey were sawing off slices of large logs with each Timbers goal. That cut is then presented to the scorer after the game. Timber Joey grew up in the logging industry in Philomath, Oregon.     What you should know about this years team   1) Caleb Porter’s father was a logger! 2) I feel that we are close to the perfect combination of youth and experienced players. 3) Our team is pure class. Every player I…


Signs from the Trail

An Oregon Indian tracker tells his stories from the trail.


Habitat for Humanity

Oregon’s Habitat for Humanity soldiers on, in spite of the bad economy.


Live Show Review: Catherine Feeny Plays Mississippi Studios

Catherine Feeny has called Portland home since 2008, but her music career stretches far beyond the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. She was raised in Philadelphia, and jump-started her songwriting career in L.A. shortly after college. In L.A., she became a regular at Hollywood’s famed Hotel Café, and later had songs featured in the 2006 movie Running with Scissors and the T.V. show “O.C.” She met her future producer and husband, Englishman Sebastian Rogers, at the venue and moved over to Norwich for a few years before settling in Portland and getting married.