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Dating in Portland has never been easy; it’s even harder during...

In a year that made isolation and physical distance a necessity, Portland matchmaker Noreen Rochester had one of her busiest summers ever in 2020. “I’ve...

Arts & Living

Naming names, playing games

Album art? Liner notes? Musician biography? Those staples of music appreciation have largely fallen by the wayside, replaced by lyric videos and a social...

On Screen: Film helps ‘change the conversation around autism’

'The Reason I Jump" opens with a small boy wandering wordlessly through a vast seaside of overpowering sensory input: huge beams of circling light,...

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Viewpoint

Miserable & Magical: It’s enough to drive you crazy if you let it

After 10 months and five days of being a world-class couch potato and midday nap aficionado, my days of leisure are officially over. It's time...

The Universal Notebook: The last laugh

Nothing is funny anymore. My high school buddies Chris and Earl are both dead now, so I will never again laugh as hard as...

Politics & Other Mistakes: The second (or third) coming

It’s time to recalibrate our definition of “far-right fanatic.” According to the assessment of a person I’ll get to in a moment, former Republican Gov....