By Michelle Frost Portland fashion and textile designer, Rio Wrenn, is the founder & designer of R.A.W. Textiles, a production dye studio created in 2009 specializing in natural dyes, rusted textiles and shibori (a technique dating from 8th century Japan). She is also part of this year’s GLEAN environmental art […]
By Karen Hery Most people would have given up or not even gotten started on the journey Jim Swenson and Susan Fries...
By Nancy Tannler When Don Hudson first became a stay at home dad, he found there were very little resources for...
by Michelle Frost Best known for her modeling career, Bella the dog is the face of Hawthorne Auto Clinic, Inc....
By Nancy Tannler and Steve Rice Steve Rice’s pre-dawn treks around Mt. Tabor, has brought the distinct sounds of screech owls coming from the porch area of Western Seminary. During a recent renovation on the pillars of the historical Armstrong Hall, contractors discovered a nest of screech owls in a […]Read more ›
By Michelle Frost Portland has a softball league consisting of 16 teams from some of the most popular pubs, bars and lounges in SE. The season began May 30 with games being played at Clinton and Westmoreland Parks and a statement on the league’s Facebook page claims, “Founded in 2013. […]Read more ›
By Stephyn Quirke Unless you’re new to the region, you’ve probably heard of a massive earthquake that could happen any time between right now and the year 2315 Experts crafted a narrative simulation of its first four minutes three years ago for The Portland Mercury, and last year received international […]Read more ›
By Karen Hery “You never know where things will lead” is an understatement for first and second grade teacher Michelle Stobel and a group of students at Sunnyside Environmental School. The enthusiastic energy of this group of school kids helped Representative Rob Nosse, District 42, phase out the school district’s use […]Read more ›
By Michelle Frost Once upon a time, a massage therapist and a corporate software technician dreamed of owning a store that would offer ‘healthy kitchen’ solutions to the community. In 1999 that dream came true and Mirador opened in their first location at SE Market & 11th Streets. Owners […]Read more ›