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Study: Portland faces widespread destruction in big quake

Portland faces mass casualties and billions of dollars in building damage if a large Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake hits off the West Coast, according to an Oregon study released Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:28 p.m.

Protesters sue Portland over clashes with police

Six activists filed lawsuits Thursday against the city of Portland, asserting they were roughed up by police at various protests.


Marine sentenced for hate crime at Iraqi restaurant in Portland

A highly decorated active-duty Marine who slammed a chair into the neck and shoulder of an employee at an Iraqi restaurant in Portland has been sentenced to five years of …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Top-seeded Gonzaga awaits winner of LMU-Portland in quarterfinals of WCC Tournament

Top-seeded Gonzaga (27-4, 17-1) will open the WCC Tournament against No. 8 Loyola Marymount or No. 9 Portland in the quarterfinals Saturday at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena in Las …


Roads icy, schools closed after Pacific Northwest snowstorm

Major highways in the Portland metro area are passable after a storm that dropped 3 inches of snow on Oregon’s largest city.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Portland Puppet Museum is straight out of a storybook

From the outside, with flowers bursting from the window boxes and marionettes peeking from behind the blinds, the Portland Puppet Museum could easily pass for Geppetto’s workshop.


Judge allows class-action case against Portland glass maker

Portland residents can move forward with a $1.2 billion class-action lawsuit against a local glass maker over concerns about toxic air pollution, a Multnomah County judge has ruled.


Cyclist hurt after Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride sues for $566K

A bicyclist is suing the city of Portland for $566,000 after he hit a pair of concrete islands on his way home from the World Naked Bike Ride, causing him …


Dead crows found in Portland; poisoning suspected

The Audubon Society of Portland says at least 10 crows have died in a suspected poisoning.


Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:06 p.m.

Woman who killed rival at Portland strip club gets 15 years

A woman who fatally stabbed another woman at a Portland strip club has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.


Thief plucks ATM machine from Portland bank branch

Police say someone used a forklift to steal an ATM in northwest Portland.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 1:11 p.m.

Oregon pot shops caught selling to underage buyers

Oregon authorities say nearly 20 percent of state-licensed marijuana retailers in a recent undercover operation sold pot to underage buyers.


Man sought in Louisiana triple killing arrested in Oregon

A man sought by Louisiana police in the drive-by shooting deaths of three people has been arrested in Portland, Oregon, the authorities said.


Supporters trying to rename Portland street For Harvey Milk

Today, Nugloze sells colorful African art, clothing and bags out of a small store on Portland’s Southwest Stark Street. It’s part of a 13-block stretch where a coalition of community …


Teen near Portland dies of gunshot wound

Police in the Portland suburb of Sherwood say a teen boy has died of a gunshot wound and investigators believe he may have been playing a game of Russian roulette.


Suspect dead after shootout with Oregon deputies

An armed man who violated a restraining order died Tuesday following an exchange of gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in a rural community southeast of Portland, authorities said.


Portland ‘cop watcher’ pleads guilty to firearms charge

A so-called “cop watcher” who angered Portland police and prosecutors by showing up at their homes has pleaded guilty in federal court to using a firearms despite a felony record.


Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits near Molalla, felt in Portland

An earthquake hit about 40 miles south of Portland near Molalla and was felt by numerous residents in the area.


Vera Katz, longtime Portland mayor, dies

Vera Katz, a former three-term Portland mayor and first female speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, has died. She was 84.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

Suspect in Portland train stabbings says he was on autopilot

A man charged with the stabbing deaths of two commuters on a Portland light-rail train was on “autopilot” and wasn’t fully aware of his actions until he heard passengers screaming …


Anonymous donor puts $10K in Portland kettle

An anonymous donor put $10,000 in a Salvation Army kettle in Portland.


Portland police search for suspect following stabbing death

Authorities in Portland are searching for a suspect following the stabbing death of a man in his 60s.


Outdoor adventures, inner Zen in Oregon’s quirky Portland

Oregon’s quirkiest city may tout its desire to “Keep Portland Weird,” but it’s the Zen of the place that takes hold at the Portland Japanese Garden.


Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams selected WCC player of week

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams, who averaged 23.3 points and seven rebounds at the PK80 tournament in Portland, has been named the WCC player of the week.


Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams named to All-Tournament team

Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams was selected to the PK80’s Motion Bracket All-Tournament team.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:45 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Silas Melson enjoys happy ending to trip home

Silas Melson’s homecoming wasn’t boring.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:38 p.m.

Ex-Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards follows unusual path to Portland State

There are thousands of recruiting stories in college basketball and then there’s Ryan Edwards’ unique tale.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 2:52 p.m.

Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland

Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points and No. 9 North Carolina beat Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.


Portland bank robbery suspect shot by police booked into jail

A grand jury in Oregon is scheduled in early December to review the Portland police shooting of an unarmed Tacoma, Washington, man who is suspected of robbing a bank and …