The Diving Girl was born in Portland in 1920. In the last century, the Portland company Jantzen helped transform swimming from bathing to a leisure activity.
Oregon voters might get the chance to decide on legalizing psychedelic mushrooms next year.
And volcanologists are pushing for the right to add monitor stations around Mount Hood, one of 161 active volcanoes in the United States.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Tribune: Experts make the case for a Portland water taxi service
- The New York Times: Following the Lead of the Diving Girl
- New York Times: We’re Barely Listening to the U.S.’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes
- Thrillist: The Most Scenic Drive in All 50 States
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