Losing Albina

How the center of jazz and African American culture in Portland changed forever.   Words: Reuben Unrau   Photos: Andy Abeyta    Video: Christina Belasco Along North Williams Avenue in Northeast Portland, Oregon, commutersRead More…

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Changing Tides

Oyster farmers have worked on the Northwest coast for more than a century. But the ocean where they labor is becoming more acidic, and their future is in doubt.

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The Road North

Two black suitcases lay on my bed, packed and ready. I wouldn’t be leaving to attend the University of Oregon for another month, but I had already formed my escape plan from Lynwood, California, a city with a history of halting dreams, and a stone’s throw from Compton.