“A story about a community divided, about extremism and bigotry, about powerful people who try on a working-class identity like a costume.”
The toll of criminalizing homelessness in small cities and towns across the American West.
For hundreds of years, there were rumors of a shipwrecked treasure on the Oregon coast. But no one found anything, until Cameron La Follette began digging. A real-life “Goonies” adventure.
Portland’s most successful restauranteur sold his Little Big Burger chain for $6.1 million to the company who owns Hooters. It was just one of his many ventures. Sure, the guy who created the Portland mini-chain formula can cook, but Camden’s greatest skill might be his lucrative ability to discern what customers want.
This is the story of the last day of 17-year-old Quanice Hayes’s life. It involves a police department that says they have no good way of deciphering between real guns and fake ones, and a family still searching for answers.
A beautiful essay by Leah Sottile on love and illness.
When two Washington State cowboys went to Northern California in 1967 in search of the mythical Bigfoot, they shot some of the most scrutinized film in cryptozoology history, and created their own myth. This is the story of one of the gods in Bigfoot-hunting, “the original seer: the man who witnessed the unthinkable, who lived to tell the tale, and who has been harassed for what he swore was real.”