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Northwest Trails Expect Rush Of 'Wild' Hikers -- And Those Trying To Avoid Them

The movie "Wild" hits select theaters Friday, December 5. It's based on a memoir by a Portland author who made a life-changing trek on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Engineering As Art: The Quilts Of Sidnee Snell

Portland artist Sidnee Snell creates intricate, colorful quilts with fabric and a sewing machine. Learn more about her background — she used to be an electrical engineer — and view a slideshow of her work.

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Benedict Cumberbatch: Code-Breaker Alan Turing Was A Puzzle Himself

Cumberbatch stars in The Imitation Game, as the British mathematician who helped break German codes. "It's a war thriller, it's a love story and a tragic testament to a genius wronged," he says.

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Cold Snap Inspires Hat Designer To Join Portland Artists In Outpouring Of Warmth

Local hat designer Faith Jennings has found a new use for her business’s leftover materials. She recently created bedrolls for members of Portland’s homeless community in response to a tarp-and-blanket drive.

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