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Introduction
Highway To Hell
Nothing shaped Portland so much as the murder of the Mount Hood Freeway.
City Hall of Fame
Reaching for the Sky
Of all the changes to Portland's skyline in the past 25 years, two projects stand out.

Rhymin' Rogues
Every city has some scandal, infamous people and secrets to hide. So with apologies to several dead poets, here's a look at Portland's notorious side.
They Rule
some of our favorite Portlanders
PDX Index:
25 years of statistics
What Ever Happened to...

They came, they saw, they vanished into thin air. Where are they now?

Marketing muscle

Nike rewrote the rules of the game.

The Oregonian's Big Oh's

At times, Portland's daily has been practically indefensible.


YEARS:

1974: That's No Lady: Darcelle XV | Ivancie the Terrible
1975: Trojan: PGE's Nuclear Gamble | Deep Throat in Jeopardy
1976 : The Goldschmidt Era
1977
: Bohemian elegy: the Anne Hughes Gallery | Blazerania
1978
: Portland's urban growth boundary | John Stalberger: the Abner Doubleday of hacky sack
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79
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The birth of Oregon's wine industry | Doom town: punk stomps into Portland
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80
:
Mt. Saint Helens | the battle over desegregation | Ron Wyden: the ultimate policy wonk
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81
: Police throw dead possums at black restaurant | James DePreist: The Maestro
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82
: The recession
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83
: The Bhagwan
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84
: People power: the election of Bud Clark | Theater of Sheep
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85
: "Don't Choke 'Em, Smoke 'Em" | AIDS: the deadly plague
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86
: The 80s crime wave | Penny Harrington | MAX: train in vain
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87
: The closing of Jazz Quarry | A broken halo at Baloney Joe's | Death of an engineer: the murder of Ben Linder | Remembering Peter Fornara and Ric Young
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88
: Skinheads murder an Ethiopian student | PSU's problem prez | John Callahan's poison pen
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89
: From sawmill to silicon forest | Gus Van Sant | The Gentrification Blues | Don't Have a Cow, Man
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90
: Wake up! It's Tom Peterson! | Mediterranean masterpiece: Zefiro | The black hole at starry night |
The ballot measure that ate oregon

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91
: The X-Ray Café | Video poker | Sen Hatfield's presents Daycare | Mom runs away with boy, 13
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92
: Azalea Cooley | Lon Mabon, Measure 9, and the war on homosexuality | Katz vs. Blumenauer
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93
: The Packwood Follies | The Oregon Health Plan | A shot to the head
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94
: Pink Martini: The ambassador of cool | Whacked! Tonya's third-rate plot | Death with dignity
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95
: On the street | Patron saint of the pearl | XPAC: new power generation
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96
: Pornocopia | Grand slam: poetry in an angry voice | The tax man: Bill Sizemore
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97
: The closing of Roosevelt Plaza
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98
: Ace Hayes: the government denies all knowledge | Do you know who your parents are? |
The choirboys went bad

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99
: The curse of the New Carissa | Heroin's fatal pinprick | Adios, La Luna!

 

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