Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression

Most young professionals are familiar with the heart-pounding, clammy sweat and free-ranging...

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Investigators believe Cedar Mill stabbing victim was targeted

Detectives seek public's help to find suspect in murder of Forest Grove woman Investigators...

Taming Petes Mountain Road

Taming Petes Mountain Road

After losing her daughter in a crash, Carrie Higgins is committed to ending recklessness on the...

Want to share that ride? Not so fast, city says

Want to share that ride? Not so fast, city says

Officials want more time to consider allowing mobile apps linking riders, drivers Mobile...

Cider thirst grows; apples in hot demand

Cider thirst grows; apples in hot demand

National standards in works; wineries jump in the market Two 500-gallon, stainless steel tanks...

City aims to calm traffic on busy bike corridor

City aims to calm traffic on busy bike corridor

North Williams changes call for one car lane, bikes on left Portland transportation officials...

Fewer blacks own keys to a home

Fewer blacks own keys to a home

If they buy at all, African-Americans look outside city core Portland is continuing to lose...

A royal return

A royal return

West Linn High School's Emma Waibel, 2014 Rose Festival Queen, prepares for her senior year of...

A creperie controversy

A creperie controversy

Complaints from a competitor force young cheer coach to adjust her recipe for success...

Engels house will go on the auction block

Engels house will go on the auction block

Site of 2012 murder-suicide will be sold Sept. 15 on the steps of the Yamhill County Courthouse ...

Boat ride is wish come true for OC senior

Boat ride is wish come true for OC senior

When Sher Johnson found out that Betty Pointer, 88, had never been on a boat and would love to go...

VillaSport resort adds new dimension to fitness options

VillaSport resort adds new dimension to fitness options

Athletic club and spa opens with four pools, water slides, outdoor bar and cafe Like many...

OHSU makes data storage a breeze

OHSU makes data storage a breeze

Innovative, energy-saving design makes new OHSU 'data dome' a model facility Readers' note:...

DRC formally rejects Wizer block proposal

DRC formally rejects Wizer block proposal

Commission adds details to amended ruling ahead of developer's likley appeal Lake Oswego's...

History's inside view

History's inside view

Maintenance of SP 4449 locomotive offers a rare view of local rail heritage Portland’s most...

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Waterfront Blues Festival

The festival began in 1987 as the Rose City Blues Festival – a concert to support the homeless, sponsored by the Cascade Blues Association. Performers included John Lee Hooker, the Paul deLay Band, Curtis Salgado, Norman Sylvester Blues Band and Lloyd Jones Struggle.


Festival of Balloons in Tigard

The Festival of Balloons is a non-profit organization raising funds for many non-profit groups in Tigard while providing a premier family event for the entire community.


Grand Floral Parade Slideshow

Thousands lined downtown streets during a pleasant Saturday morning to see the 100th Queen of Rosaria, Emma A. Waibel of West Linn, the first queen from outside Portland.


Floral Grand Parade

We had a great time shooting this small video of the parade from the corner of Burnside and Martin Luther King Jr.


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This Festival is a weekend of fun, exciting, and safe whitewater activities. This year's festival marks the 31st anniversary of this great tribal gathering.


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August 22, 2014

Oregon sues Oracle over website failure

by Peter Wong
Company moved against state two weeks ago Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America, as expected, in connection with the state’s botched website for enrollment in its health insurance…
August 22, 2014

Some Portland freeway ramps will close this weekend

by Jim Redden
Oregon Department of Transportation plans to close multiple freeway ramps over the weekend to perform sign, light and drainage maintenance. The closures are planned during evening hours from…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Portland Police Chief Mike Reese
August 21, 2014

Reese: Trust between police and community is vital

by Jim Redden
Portland Police Chief Mike Reese issued a statement Thursday on the situation in Fergson, Mo. Local protesters have demanded that he and Mayor Charlie Hales speak out about the death of Micheal…
August 21, 2014

High court suspends Salem lawyer

by Peter Wong
Settlements of sex-abuse cases at issue in State Bar complaint. The Oregon Supreme Court has suspended Salem lawyer Daniel J. Gatti in connection with settlements he brokered for a group of…
Photo Credit: KOIN NEWS 6 - Police detained this woman near the Yeon Building fire.
August 21, 2014

Did naked woman pole climber start Yeon Building fire?

by KOIN 6 News
Investigators are checking to see if there is a connection between a naked woman who climbed the flagpole atop the Oregon Bank Building and a blaze at the nearby Yeon Building that required 60…
August 21, 2014

TriMet awards Mobile App contract to GlobeSherpa

by Jim Redden
TriMet has awarded GlobeSherpa a contract to develop the next generation of Mobile Apps as part of the transit agencies switch to electronic fares, the local high tech company announced…
August 21, 2014

Citizen panel weighs in against top-two primary

by Peter Wong
Measure 90 one of two undergoing review. When Edna Campbell of Jefferson joined 19 other voters for a study this week, she had a definite opinion on Measure 90, which would change Oregon’s…
August 21, 2014

Mark Edlen to join PDC board

by Steve Law
Mayor Charlie Hales has tapped Portland developer Mark Edlen to join the Portland Development Commission board. Edlen, the chief executive of Portland’s Gerding Edlen Development, would replace…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Surveillance photo of flashing suspect.
August 21, 2014

Police hunting MAX flasher

by Jim Redden
The Transit Police Division is asking the public to help to identify a suspect who exposed himself to a woman on a MAX train. Police have released a picture of the suspect taken from a…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PORTLAND BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION - Safety improvements like crosswalks are needed in many parts of town, according to the new online guide.
August 21, 2014

Online guide to Portland transportation needs posted

by Jim Redden
The Portland Bureau of Transportation has posted an online guide to the city's maintenance and safety needs. The Portland Transportation Needs Guidebook was posted on PBOT's website as Mayor…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE - Fire trucks and police cars block the area arounbd Southwest Fifth and Alder while crews battle a fire at the Yeon Building.
August 21, 2014

Highrise fire extinguished in downtown Portland

by Jim Redden
More than 60 firefighters rushed to extinguish a fire on the roof of the 15-story Yeon Building in downtown Portland overnight. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, the fire burned an area…
August 21, 2014

Merkley gets second senior endorsement

by Peter Wong
Union-affiliated group backs senator's re-election. U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has been endorsed by another national group, the Alliance for Retired Americans, which praises the Oregon Democrat’s…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Kim Tinker of Sandy shows a one of the combs from her hive. Tinker lost at least half of her bees in the spring, but the hive has rebuilt itself since then.
August 21, 2014

Probe into massive bee die-off leaves owners, experts puzzled

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Authorities say pesticides not culprit; others aren't so sure Four Clackamas County beekeepers may never know what killed their bees June 18. “I came home and there was just piles of dead bees,”…
August 21, 2014

Mark & Dave: Today's special: Dr. Walmart in Aisle 2

by Mark Mason and Dave Anderson
After all the protests, the new Walmart in Sherwood quietly opened to favorable reviews from those who like low prices. Meanwhile, Walmart is testing primary-care facilities at six of its stores…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Four scoops on a sugar cone is the record at Salt & Straw, displayed here by owner Kim Malek at her Northwest 23rd Avenue location.
August 21, 2014

In Character with Kim Malek

by Peter Korn
In New York people stand on line. In Chicago they stand in line. In Portland, Kim Malek just stands and watches in amazement as people line up around the block at her Northwest 23rd Avenue Salt…
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler
August 21, 2014

Sources Say: It's never too early to speculate about governor's…

by Jim Redden
Even though the 2014 Oregon governor’s race is still underway, some Democrats already are wondering who will run in 2018. That’s because of the news that state Treasurer Ted Wheeler, who is…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Misael 'Gallo' Delgado-Nunez
August 21, 2014

Aloha man named as homicide victim

by Josh Kulla
Misael "Gallo" Delgado-Nunez was found Aug. 11 shot to death in a field outside Wilsonville The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has identified a man found shot to death Aug. 11 in a field near…
August 21, 2014

Kitzhaber gets Working Families nod

by Peter Wong
Democratic incumbent is party's first cross-nomination for governor. Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber now has the nomination of the Working Families Party, the first time it has designated a…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Timothy Ray Waters II
August 21, 2014

Felon arrested on gun charges

by Jim Redden
Police arrested a felon on gun and other charges Wednesday evening. Timothy Ray Waters II, 23, is charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Unlawful Possession…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMR - American Medical Response National Cinical Cup winners, Paramedic Ken Schey (foreground) with partner, Jason Mitro, emergency medical technician.
August 21, 2014

AMR's Clackamas County team wins national competition

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County paramedic Ken Schey and EMT Jason Mitro took top honors this month at AMR's Fifth Annual National Clinical Cup Competition. On Aug. 17 in Denver, teams from across the U.S.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY UNIED STREETCAR - One of the American-made Portland Sttreetcars manufacturered by United Streetcar in Clackamas County.
August 20, 2014

Streetcar pass cost increasing, revenue up

by Jim Redden
The price of an Annual Pass for the Portland Streetcar will increase from $200 to $250 on Sept. 1. The increase is one of many steps that have increased fare revenue for Portland Streetcar from…
August 20, 2014

Deputies seek facts in Cedar Mill homicide

by Beaverton Valley Times
Nicole Laube of Forest Grove found unconscious and bleeding outside Timber Creek apartments Investigators are seeking a suspect in the Tuesday evening homicide of a Forest Grove woman at a Cedar…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Manuelito Fernando Gonzales Jr.
August 20, 2014

Police: Two gang associates arrested on gun charges

by Jim Redden
Police say they arrested two gang associates on weapons charges Tuesday evening. Manuelito Fernando Gonzales Jr., 22, is charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded…
Photo Credit: COURTESY MAYOR CHARLIE HALES' OFFICE - This picture of Mayor Charlie Hales and His wife Nancy is prominently featured on his e-mail newsletter.
August 20, 2014

Hales starts e-mail newsletter

by Jim Redden
Mayor Charlie Hales has starting e-mailing newsletters to anyone who has communicate with his office or signs up for them. "We created the newsletter simply to keep people posted on what the…
August 20, 2014

Chef's creativity curries 'Chopped' honor, cash

by Jennifer Anderson
In a hard-fought battle, Portland food cart chef Nong Poonsukwattanawon won bragging rights and $10,000 in Tuesday night's episode of the popular cooking show "Chopped" on the Food Network.…

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Aug 20, 2014

Memorial service readied for Atiyeh

by Peter Wong
Capitol will be setting on Sept. 3. Plans are being made for a public memorial service for former Gov. Vic Atiyeh. The service is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the House chamber at the…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Brett Robinson
Aug 21, 2014

Second jail worker charged with sexual misconduct

by Kendra Hogue
Washington Co. Sheriff's employee's activities discovered during Jill Curry investigation Another jail services technician at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Aug. 19 and…
Aug 19, 2014

County board wrestles with legal funding

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Update: Commissioners agree to pay $10,000 on legal bills totaling $22,953 Tempers flared Tuesday, Aug. 19, during discussions of whether or not the county should reimburse commissioners John…
Aug 19, 2014

Airbnb to collect state taxes on lodging

by Steve Law
Airbnb has agreed to begin collecting the 1% state lodging tax on behalf of its hosts in the city of Portland. Airbnb is the leading company in the Portland market that advertises short-term…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA intrusion into Senate computer files could warrant an investigation by a special prosecutor.
Aug 19, 2014

Wyden: 'Big league' economy needs long-term transportation…

by Peter Wong
Oregon senator meets with Portland Tribune editorial board U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden covered a wide range of regional and national issues in a meeting Tuesday with the Portland Tribune editorial…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A police chase ended at NE 82nd and Russell with a woman in custody and a baby found in the back seat.
Aug 19, 2014

Child unharmed after police chase

by KOIN 6 News
A police chase ended in a crash in Northeast Portland Tuesday afternoon. The driver, Lakeshia Necole Robinson, 36, is charged with Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Attempt to Elude on Foot, Criminal…
Aug 19, 2014

More sought for school seismic work

by Peter Wong
Senate president: Lawmakers should OK $200 million. Senate President Peter Courtney says he will call for $200 million in bonds to help make Oregon schools more resistant to earthquakes. More…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - A new mixed-use apartment complex is nearing completion on Southeast Division Street and 33rd Avenue.
Aug 19, 2014

City ponders about-face on density

by Steve Law
Planners mull 'down-zoning' to relieve pressure on some areas The city of Portland — often incurring the wrath of residents and neighborhood associations — has scrambled for two decades to…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - CenturyLink technician Willie Mays explains the company's 1 gigabit service equipment in the new Burnside 26 apartments.
Aug 19, 2014

Rose City caught in fast Gig City fight

by Jim Redden
CenturyLink, Google tussle over high-speed broadband plans Portlanders interested in broadband service might be a little confused about what’s available or possibly coming to their…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Nancy Wakefield, a retired teacher and administrator, has been volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) for seven years.
Aug 19, 2014

CASA volunteer says 'I'll be here' for children

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Retired educator leads local effort for kids in court system It’s funny how one phone call can change the course of a life. Or several. Thirteen years ago, Nancy Wakefield was a principal in the…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Ervaeua Herring, 21, was killed in her Eastwood Village apartment in Southeast Portland on Sunday, Aug. 17.
Aug 19, 2014

Community denounces gang violence

by KOIN 6 News
After a rash of gang violence that left a young mother dead and several others wounded in different parts of the city over the weekend in Portland, a community meeting called “Enough is Enough”…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND FIRE & RESCUE - Fire heavily damaged this apartment at 12508 N.E. Glisan on Monday.
Aug 18, 2014

Firefighters battle apartment, house blaze

by Jim Redden
Portland firefighters responded to an apartment fire and a house fire Monday afternoon. No one was injured in either incident. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 12:23 p.m. on Aug. 18,…
Aug 18, 2014

Coal export project gets thumbs down from state

by Steve Law
For the first time, a government agency has rejected a permit sought for one of the coal export facilities proposed in the Northwest. The Oregon Department of State Lands announced Monday that…
Photo Credit: COURTEY PHOTO  - Residents of the Laurelhurst neighborhood and preservationists are rallying to save the historic Markham House.
Aug 18, 2014

Neighbors seek buyer for historic Markham House

by Jim Redden
Neighbors in the Laurelhurst area are running out of time to find someone to buy a historic home there and save it from demolition. Developer Peter Kusyk is planning to begin tearing down the…
Aug 18, 2014

Pedestrian hit by car, killed in SE Portland

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victim, driver identified A pedestrian was killed when a car on Southeast Division Street swerved up onto the sidewalk and hit him Monday afternoon. The woman driving the car was injured…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Police secure the scene of the fatal shooting in east Portland.
Aug 18, 2014

Hales decries shootings, announces Monday forum

by Jim Redden
Mayor Charlie Hales has decried a series of shootings over the weekend that left a woman dead and four men wounded. In statement released Monday at noon, Hales said the weekend ended with the…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Emergency personnel responded to this scene of a berry harvster the flipped over Monday morning near Sandy, injuring six workers that were on the machine.
Aug 18, 2014

Harvester flips over near Sandy, 6 injured

by Pamplin Media Group
Six people were injured when a berry harvester lost its brakes, rolled backward and flipped over onto its top at about 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, near Sandy. Two people had broken legs and four…
Aug 18, 2014

Panel starts review of Measure 90

by Peter Wong
Voters evaluate pros, cons of primary election change. SALEM — A citizen panel got down to business quickly Monday to ask questions about a ballot measure that would change Oregon’s primary…
Aug 18, 2014

City Club forum to review measures

by Peter Wong
Public invited; voting restricted to members. A public presentation on statewide ballot measures is planned by the City Club of Portland. The presentation, known as "BallotPalooza," will be from…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Christopher James Poole
Aug 18, 2014

Bank robbery suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
A bank robbery suspect was arrested in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood Monday morning. Christopher James Poole, 44, was booked on a parole violation. Federal bank robbery charges are pending…
Aug 18, 2014

Park fight leads to shooting

by Jim Redden
A man was shot during a fight in a North Portland park late Sunday. The name of the victim was not immediately release. His wound is described as non-life threatening. According to police, at…
Aug 18, 2014

TriMet: Free MAX rides Monday

by Jim Redden
TriMet is reminding riders that MAX rides will be free all day Monday, part of the agency's way to help make up for weeklong delays caused by repair work and an accident in the Lloyd District.…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: BRUCE MACGREGOR - Last year three and a half tons of trash was removed from five miles of the creek upstream and downstream from Mill Park in Milwaukie.
Aug 18, 2014

Volunteers to converge for Johnson Creek cleanup

by The Clackamas Review
Hundreds of volunteer families from across the metro region are anticipated again to attend this cleanup extravaganza as the eighth-annual Johnson Creek Clean Up gears up for Saturday, Aug. 23,…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Inside of apartment damaged by crash during parking.
Aug 17, 2014

Woman crashes into neighbor's apartment, arrested for DUII

by Jim Redden
A woman was arrested for crashing into her neighbor's apartment while trying to park in unincorporated Washington County Saturday evening. Madysen Boyer, 29, is charged with DUII and Criminal…
Aug 17, 2014

Woman shot and killed in Southeast Portland

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victim identified in apartment killing Police are investigating the reported shooting death of a woman in Southeast Portland. The victim has been identified as Ervaeua Ronchelle Herring,…