White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

Ryan Gengler and Ben Rash of Silverton bought the restaurant and lounge after it had been closed...

Etheridge still going strong, coming to Oregon - again

Etheridge still going strong, coming to Oregon - again

She enjoys being role model, mother, gay activist, cancer survivor Rocker. Songwriter. Guitarist....

Mustang girl

Mustang girl

Molly Burton has an easy smile and a confident, calm demeanor. Perhaps that’s why Lucy, the...

Head to Fogo for heaping helpings of meat

Head to Fogo for heaping helpings of meat

Bread & Brew I should have stopped at six servings. But the meat sweats got the better of me, and...

Dew Tour do it downtown

Dew Tour do it downtown

The BMX and skateboarding stars of the Dew Tour will compete in the heart of downtown Portland...

For daredevils, race is all downhill

For daredevils, race is all downhill

Expect some beer, blood to be spilled at annual Soap Box Derby Fast and fashionable or slow and...

Clark takes stage for Sundays at Seven

Clark takes stage for Sundays at Seven

Merideth Kaye Clark “sings beautifully and connects effortlessly with her audience,”...

Oregon cat lover No. 1

Oregon cat lover No. 1

Kim Everett-Hirsch plans going out with one last giant cat show If you want to meet somebody who...

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

OC-based museum hosts survivors, talks, memorabilia - World War II, the most destructive war in...

Photographer uses old-school methods for fresh look at state

Photographer uses old-school methods for fresh look at state

Nancy J. Smith finds niche market for scenic calendars The technological revolution happened...

Freedom Summer, 50 years later

Freedom Summer, 50 years later

In 1964, a civil rights and voting campaign drew young volunteers to Mississippi; the experience...

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

Brady Stroh continues biking for teammate killed in car crash Brady Stroh, as the only Oregon...

Learning to fly

Learning to fly

The three-day Tree to Tree Adventure Camp teaches youngsters wilderness and communication skills...

Feast Portland a foodie hit

Feast Portland a foodie hit

If you ever wanted to learn how to butcher a pig, shuck an oyster, shake a cocktail, make a pie,...

X marks the spot at venerable Pickathon

X marks the spot at venerable Pickathon

John Doe and punk rock legends chug along, headline indie roots fest It doesn’t hit you...

Pickathon picks up the pace

Pickathon picks up the pace

Annual Pendarvis Farm show tries to stay true to its indie roots It’s that time of year...

Velodrome Challenge rolls into town

Velodrome Challenge rolls into town

The Cadonau family’s Alpenrose Dairy, at 6149 S.W. Shattuck Road, has quite a jewel on its...

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

The late Harry Harvey had the idea for a park where families could go to ride and learn about...

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Portland's Features

David Shafer's new novel is getting a lot of attention.
August 19, 2014

David Shafer 'chuffed' by success of 'techno-thriller'

by Stephen Alexander
David Shafer is the toast of the literary community. His debut novel, “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” has been met with rave reviews by some of the country’s harshest and most influential critics. The…
August 19, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Notable new releases in theaters: Last week "Let's Be Cops"; "The Giver"; "Land Ho!"; "What If" This week Aug. 22: "When The Game Stands Tall" (Tri-Star), PG, 115 minutes About — It's about De…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Beat Goes On formed three years ago with the intention of giving forgotten musicians a chance to play again. This weekend, the local band will perform for the third consecutive year in the Multnomah Days Parade.
August 15, 2014

And the band played on

by Caitlin Feldman
The Beat Goes On adult marching band plays from Portland to Shanghai Being 71 is no excuse not to feel like you’re 18 — at least that’s the way Patti Waitman-Ingebresten sees it when she twirls…
Photo Credit: DAIMLER MOTORS - The 2014 Mercedes CLA250 is a luxury compact that delivers.
August 15, 2014

2014 Mercedes CLA250: The luxury compact for status seekers

by Jim Redden
Affordable luxury compacts are a hot market niche right now — not inexpensive compacts with luxury features, but reasonably priced compacts made by luxury manufacturers with all of their upscale…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF PETER MAX - The exhibit of work by iconic artist Peter Max at Pioneer Place will include Statue of Liberty.
August 14, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo The fun continues through Sunday, Aug. 17, in Canby. The details: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; 10 a.m.-midnight, Friday-Saturday, Aug. 15-16; 10 a.m.-8…
August 14, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Aug. 14 North country Seattle roots country band Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer will make the release of their debut CD “The Flower of Muscle Shoals” with this show. Gifted with a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF MODERN KIN - Portlands Modern Kin combines indie roots and post-punk sound, and theyll be part of MusicFest NW, which moves to Waterfront Park to appeal to more people.
August 14, 2014

Waterfront to host one wild weekend

by Rob Cullivan
MusicfestNW features eclectic lineup Aug. 15-17 Spoon, Girl Talk, Phantogram, Haim, Run the Jewels, tUnE-yArDs, Future Islands, F*cked Up, Man Man, The Antlers, Gardens & Villa, and The…
August 12, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week “The Hundred-Foot Journey”; “Into The Storm”; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”; “Magic in the Moonlight” This week Aug. 13: “Let’s Be Cops” (20th Century Fox), R, 104 minutes About —…
by: FIAT AUTO GROUP - The 2014 Fiat 500L is for those who want something truly distinctive.
August 08, 2014

2014 Fiat 500L: And now for something completely different

by Jim Redden
The 2014 Fiat 500L is my nominee for Oddball Car of the Year, and I say that as someone who likes oddball cars. The Fiat 500 that was reintroduced to America a few years ago was rightly hailed…
August 07, 2014

Live Music

by Rob Cullivan
Aug. 10 Lounge-tronic Aaron Meola, manager of Portland electronic music label Dropping Gems, and John Kammerle, aka Rap Class, sit in Pinky’s pizza joint on North Interstate Boulevard in North…

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Aug 07, 2014

'Shark Week' offers frenzy of activities about the predator

by Jason Vondersmith
Discovery Channel to air 13 shows, talk show and more Marine biologists and aquariums are not necessarily on board with the thinking, but “Shark Week” returns for its 27th season of weeklong…
Photo Credit: PHOTOS COURTESY OF PROVIDENCE HEALTH AND SERVICES - More than 18,000 people are expected to participate Aug. 10 in the 19th Providence Bridge Pedal, the second-largest community bike ride in the country.
Aug 07, 2014

Gear up for ride

by Jason Vondersmith
19th annual Bridge Pedal The 20th Providence Bridge Pedal will be something special, as bicycle riders will be able to use the new Tilikum Crossing bridge for the first time. But, that’s next…
Aug 07, 2014

Bits & Pieces: Waterfront Concert returns

by Jason Vondersmith
After a year hiatus, the Oregon Symphony’s season will open with the Waterfront Concert, Thursday, Aug. 28, at Waterfront Park. It’ll start at 2:30 p.m. rather than the traditional 5 p.m. and…
Aug 07, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. First Thursday It could be glorious weather for the monthly gallery walk in the Pearl District and elsewhere, Aug. 7. For information on participating galleries, go to firstthursday…
Aug 05, 2014

The Big Screen

by Jason Vondersmith
Last week “Guardians of the Galaxy”; “Code Black” This week Aug. 8: “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (DreamWorks/Disney), PG, 118 minutes About — A family opens a new eatery, clashing with a…
'Haunted Oregon' is a guide to the state's spirit world.
Aug 05, 2014

'Haunted Oregon' - interesting before scary

by Stephen Alexander
It's a short book by Andy Weeks, but full of stories When I came home one night last week, I found the cover torn off my half-read copy of “Haunted Oregon: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the…
by: TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, USA, INC. - Style, power and good fuel economy make the 2014 Lexus 450h a top hybrid.
Aug 01, 2014

2014 Lexus RX450h: Upscale luxury crossover hybrid

by Jim Redden
Despite their fuel-saving advantages, hybrids are still a complicated choice for a lot of car buyers. Toyota initially made it simple for those concerned about the environment. The Prius, the…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: DAVID ROZA - Seventy girls from the Adelantas Chicas summer camp program took turns kayaking and canoeing on the Tualatin River at Rood Bridge Park in Hillsboro last Friday. The Tualatin Riverkeepers provided the canoes, kayaks and supervisors.
Aug 01, 2014

CHICAS on the WATER

by David Roza
Richard Harrold has led quite a few kayak and canoeing trips along the Tualatin River over the years, but the Beaverton resident thinks the group from Forest Grove that came to paddle at Rood…
Aug 01, 2014

Beer and fruit tart challenges, pop-up dinners and more

by Jennifer Anderson
After two weeks in Hawaii, I came back to a mountain of tasty Bread & Brew tidbits in my inbox worth sharing. In May, I took over the Trib's longrunning food and drink column and have revamped…
Jul 31, 2014

The Short List

by Jason Vondersmith
MISC. Columbia Gorge International Film Festival It's a 16-day, seventh-annual event where independent film spirit meets the great outdoors, highlighted by the Pacific Northwest premiere of…