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Measles cases hit 19 with more suspected in SW Washington

Officials say the number of confirmed measles cases in southwestern Washington has increased to 19 with seven more cases suspected.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 2:52 p.m.

NAACP links earthquake signs in Oregon to white supremacy

A new city policy requiring public signs on brick buildings warning they might collapse in an earthquake is part of a long history of white supremacy aimed at forcing black …


American man first to solo across Antarctica unaided

An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed …


MLS expansion team in Cincinnati to open March 2 at Seattle

Expansion Cincinnati will play its first Major League Soccer match on March 2 at Seattle, then faces Portland for its home opener at Nippert Stadium on March 17.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 1:47 p.m.

Portland group seeking MLB team proposes ballpark site

A group seeking to lure a Major League Baseball team to Portland announced that it has signed an agreement in principle to develop a 45-acre waterfront site. The agreement with …


Police: Body found in car trunk ‘likely’ missing woman, 89

A body found in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop likely belongs to an 89-year-old woman who has been missing for a week and the driver of …


Portland novelist who wrote ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ charged with murdering husband

In “How to Murder Your Husband” – an essay – Crampton Brophy wrote about how to get away with it. She was arrested last Wednesday on charges of murdering her …


Takuma Sato wins in IndyCar’s return to Portland

Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may define his season. He started 11th, was collected in an opening-lap crash, …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

Evangelist Franklin Graham scheduled to speak at Spokane fairgrounds Thursday

The Rev. Franklin Graham is scheduled to speak Thursday evening at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center as part of his “Decision America” tour across the Pacific Northwest, in …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest

Portland police are accused of being heavy-handed and reportedly causing some injuries against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters.


Portland braces for dueling right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

Portland is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated …


A guide to Portland, beyond the birds and beards

Portland’s the kind of city where you can learn to bike-commute without fear, where bookstores rule and indie publishing thrives. It’s also the home of the Decemberists, Cheryl Strayed, Chuck …


Ex-Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer joining pro team in Spain

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer will spend next season with Unicaja Malaga, the Spanish professional team announced.


UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march

Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.


Violent protests again draw attention to Portland, Oregon

Viral videos of bloody skirmishes between right-wing activists and self-described anti-fascists have drawn national attention to Portland, Oregon – a city of storied political activism that has struggled to keep …


UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 1:58 p.m.

Landslide suspends Amtrak’s Seattle-Portland service

Amtrak officials say a landslide between Portland and Seattle has suspended service between the cities.


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Gonzaga will face Portland, Pepperdine once next season

Gonzaga will face seven West Coast Conference foes twice and play Portland and Pepperdine once next season under the conference’s new scheduling format.


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

Driver rams into women on Portland sidewalk, hurting 3, before arrest

A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

An Amazon Echo recorded a family’s conversation, then sent it to a random person in their contacts, report says

A family in Portland, Oregon, received a nightmarish phone call two weeks ago. “Unplug your Alexa devices right now,” a voice on the other line said. “You’re being hacked.”


Human remains found near spot where SUV plunged off cliff

A Northern California resident found a pair of jeans and human remains inside a girl’s shoe on a beach near the spot where a woman drove her large family off …


Washington state authorities seize 50 pounds of meth

Washington state authorities have seized 50 pounds of methamphetamine from a truck registered in Oregon.


Searchers find cellphone where SUV went off California cliff

Searchers looking for three missing children whose family’s SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff have found a cellphone that could have belonged to a member of the large brood.


UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:11 p.m.

Deadly SUV cliff crash may have been intentional, CHP says

An SUV carrying a large, free-spirited family from Washington state accelerated straight off a scenic California cliff and authorities said Sunday night the deadly wreck may have been intentional.


Inside Portland’s urban park

With 5,200 acres and 80 miles of hiking trails, Forest Park is the nation’s largest natural area inside a major city – Portland. The busy Lower Macleay Trail to The …


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.