Karen Keidel

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An Oregon Pastor Went To Great Lengths To Keep An AR-15 Out Of The Wrong Hands

In a symbolic gesture, a determined religious leader outside of Portland, Oregon did everything in his power to “win” an AR-15 gun at a charitable event. He did so in order to help keep it out of the wrong hands.<p>When Reverend Jeremy Lucas of Christ Church Episcopal Parish in Lake Oswego found out …

Guns

5 reasons why your Wi-Fi is slow (and how to fix it)

For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections. Frustration quickly sets in when pages won’t load, videos buffer, or email crawls to a halt. Here are five common problems and solutions to …

Wi-Fi

Clinton acknowledges hard work ahead, frustrated by America’s ‘caricature’ of her

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Hillary Clinton acknowledges that Americans have a legitimate concern about her trustworthiness, particularly related to her email scandal and the Benghazi terror attacks, but criticized those who have attempted to undermine her Democratic presidential campaign and make a “caricature” …

Government

Eat These 4 Foods This Summer for Better Skin and Hair

<i>Karena and Katrina, the founders of Tone It Up, have brought a fresh approach to fitness and wellness. Today, they're back to let you in on a little</i> …

Healthy Eating

Plant a Mosquito Repelling Container Garden to Protect Entertaining Spaces

Keep mosquitoes from crashing the party by creating gorgeous herb patio planter that will keep pests away. There are a number of plants that …

Biting

8 amazing makeup products you must have if you're lazy AF

Love sleeping in, but don’t want to leave your house bare-faced? Too lazy to remove your makeup after a long day at work? If you find any of these …

Driving

31 No-Heat Hairstyles To Get You Through A Hot AF Summer

This way, you can make it through an entire month without a blow dryer.

This Must Be The Place: 12 House Number DIY Ideas

How often do you get to combine an absolutely necessary home improvement—making your address visible to emergency services—with a celebration of …

Crafting

Mama Mia's Trattoria is the People's Choice for best Italian in Portland

Congratulations to Mama Mia's Trattoria and all of our finalists for the People's Choice best Italian restaurant in the Portland area.

Italy

8 Easy Ways To Make Your At-Home Manicure Last Longer

Maybe it’s just us, but even with a steady hand and our best top and base coats, making a DIY mani last as long as the real thing from a salon is …

Coats

Oregon Coast: Towns Along Highway 101

Historic Highway 101, which connects the entire approximately 400 miles of Oregon’s coast, is the only artery going north and south along the …

Everything You Need to Pack the Perfect Carry-On

When it comes to airline travel, luggage space is a luxury. Theoretically, it should be easy to fit everything you need for a weekend away in a …

Types of Income the IRS Can’t Touch | Investopedia

As you are probably painfully aware, the vast majority of your income is taxable. Whether you earn it through a salary, hourly wages, tips, …

Retirement

10 Home Upgrades With the Best Return for Your Money

Andy Dean Photography / Shutterstock.com<p>Insulation is about as sexy as flannel pajamas, but guess what: The money spent on beefing up attic …

Chris Frazier IN as Executive Chef of Accanto

Located at 2838 SE Belmont, Accanto has served traditional and seasonal Italian dishes since opening in 2009, and last month, <b>Chris Frazier</b> took the position of executive chef. "My roots are in Oregon," Frazier tells Eater, "and after spending the last 11 years in New York and San Francisco, I found …

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

How to Make Granita Without a Recipe

On the hottest days of the season, my favorite summer dessert is one that is simultaneously fluffy, crunchy, cold, and not at all filling. When …

Lemon Juice

Homemade Cleanser, Toner & Moisturizer

CBS reports that women spend $60 billion per year on beauty products, as of 2012 figures -- and they're not alone, as YouGov notes that 33 percent of …

Skin Care

​'​Sick​ and​ asphyxiating​'​​ – why we live in an age of anxiety

These are anxious times – one in five Britons suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. We examine what makes everyday stresses spiral out of control, and four writers reveal how their fears rule their lives<p>What is it like to live with anxiety?<p>Anxiety plagues our times. In the UK, 19% of people …

11 Best Massage Oils for Healthy and Glowing Skin

Most of the therapies and facials use essential oils nowadays. We cannot deny the fact that raw essential oils, when used directly over the skin, can …

Skin Care

How to Make Sure You Got a Fair Price for Your Renovation Project

So you’ve taken that jump into the pool of home renovators and now you want to know whether or not the price you received is fair. We will do our …

Aloe Vera: The star beauty ingredient of 2016

Aloe Vera is becoming increasingly popular in the beauty industry, with overall global consumption on the rise, according to new statistics.<p>A report …

The Under $10 Makeup Products The Internet Loves

Looking to update your makeup collection? Also looking to not blow your entire paycheck in the process? Head to the drugstore. When it comes to drugstore products, the only people we trust more than the dozens of bargain-beauty obsessed makeup artists for recommendations are the hard-core beauty …

Preview the Portland Farmers Market Cookbook

The <i>Portland Farmers Market Cookbook: 100 Seasonal Recipes and Stories that Celebrate Local Food and People</i> could have been just a sly marketing publication, but thankfully, it's nowhere close. It's more of a sort of <i>Oxford Companion</i> to Portland farmers markets.<p>You'll find tips straight from the …

Chuck Palahniuk's Tells Wired About His Favorite Places in Portland

<i>Wired</i> just released a cool piece featuring Portland author Chuck Palahniuk and his favorite places to visit in Portland. The list, which is Southeast …

Oregon

Should You Take a Probiotic?

Just a few years ago, probiotics seemed like a strange and foreign concept. Now research on the microbiome has exploded — science tells us having a …

24 of the Hottest Drugstore Launches of Summer 2016

Summer is just around the corner, which means beauty routines are being switched up to better deal with everything from sun protection to frizzy hair. It's a great excuse to try new products and edit your makeup bag — and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact, a lot of our favorite beauty …

Skin Care

Blake Shelton says Gwen Stefani 'saved' his life

Blake Shelton can't stop gushing over his girlfriend, Gwen Stefani.<p>In a new interview with Katie Cook of CMT's Hot 20 Countdown, the "Came Here to Forget" singer gets candid on his relationship with the No Doubt frontwoman, even crediting her for saving his life.<p>"It's not something that anybody …

Country Music