Topic: Portland (Oregon)
An Oregon garden gives solace to patients as they heal.
12/23/2009 11:16 am
Annise Parker, who is openly gay, was elected mayor of Houston Saturday. It makes Houston the largest US city to elect a gay or lesbian mayor.
12/13/2009 10:44 am
How to run a country - a.k.a. nation-building - is the bottom line of the US high school civics revival.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
Retailers hoping for Black Friday crowds like wintery weather, which reminds people of the holidays. Meteorologists predict that's what they'll get on that big shopping day after Thanksgiving.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
New book explores weird and wonderful black plants, from the Chinese cobra lily to Vampire's Dracula orchid.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
Spot growing fields in the economy and then find a retraining center. But such schools need to adapt quickly, and require more resources.
11/06/2009 12:00 am
All rocks aren't the same. The ones installed with a waterfall in an Oregon yard make it a special place.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
When you grow Asian pear and apple trees, sometimes there are tales to tell.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
A German businessman pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Oregon to smuggling 40 tons of coral into the US from the Philippines. Coral reefs are threatened globally.
10/16/2009 01:00 am
A list of some of the relief organizations working in Indonesia, Samoa, American Samoa, and Tonga.
10/05/2009 01:00 am