What's it take to feed 8,000-plus people in a day? In Verboort, Oregon, it takes community — and 30,000 pounds of meat. Here's how the sausage (and sauerkraut and applesauce) gets made for its annual fundraiser.
Located inside Portland, tiny Maywood Park isn't a neighborhood — it's a city that formed when its residents battled the state over development. Today it lives on as a slice of old Portland.
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It took Kallin Khan, a Chicago native, just over two hours, 25 minutes to finish the course, which took runners through the city’s four quadrants. A second place winner would not be announced for another 20 minutes.
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If you've heard any '70s-era Motown record, you've probably heard Mel Brown's drumming. But if you happen to live in Portland, it's much more likely that you've seen him play live jazz.
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Ultimately, somewhere between 15 and 20 of Sunday’s fastest runners took a wrong turn near the entrance to the Ross Island Bridge, as they followed one another more than a mile off course onto Southwest Barbur Boulevard.
A consummate performer, Holland Andrews wields a soul-stirring voice to channel healing.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride about the impact of Miles Davis' seminal album Bitches Brew — an electrified sound that ushered in decades of jazz fusion 50 years ago.
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Producer Kate Sokoloff and music director Ben Landsverk bring together musicians to perform live for audiences, coordinate large singalongs and create a feeling of community.
The Greenman Field grandstands in Vernonia had been scheduled for demolition a little over a year ago, but a dedicated group of activists has kept them standing.
Restoring the Washington Park and Zoo Railway's original 2-mile route isn't completely off the table, but it would take time, money and community support.
Before Neil Armstrong made his historic first step on the moon, he and most of the other Apollo astronauts trained in Central Oregon. The area’s unique lava formations were thought to resemble the lunar surface.
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As Jacob Hendrickson neared the completion of what would be the longest solo rowing voyage from North America across the Pacific Ocean, he talked about why he took on the challenge.
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