Run game, depth deliver Ducks 11th straight win over Washington

Run game, depth deliver Ducks 11th straight win over Washington

EUGENE — Oregon's offense has spread its wings and, combined with improved defense, the...

Mother Nature is nanny at revamped park

Mother Nature is nanny at revamped park

Westmoreland site lets kids get creative with logs, rocks, sand There’s no creaky swing set...

Portland has a dream

Portland has a dream

Local version of I Have A Dream model gives students resources, not just money, to succeed in...

City's growth plan hits the busy streets

City's growth plan hits the busy streets

Focused development could transform areas by creating walkable neighborhood districts...

Portland OKs recreational marijuana sales tax

Portland OKs recreational marijuana sales tax

If Oregonians legalize recreational marijuana, the city of Portland hopes to take a 10 percent...

Molalla woman dies in near head-on collision on Highway 211

Molalla woman dies in near head-on collision on Highway 211

UPDATE: Police release names of people involved in the crash Oregon State Police investigators...

OES research shows teens are adept at multitasking

OES research shows teens are adept at multitasking

Study reveals some youth excel at juggling electronic devices Telling youths who are juggling...

The fight for Damascus

The fight for Damascus

Is town's incorporation struggle an omen for land-use future? Lifelong Damascus resident Jim...

Students tour  industrial plants

Students tour industrial plants

National effort helps raise awareness of technical trades Manufacturing company representatives...

Halloween store to turn its focus to year-round giving

Halloween store to turn its focus to year-round giving

After 15 years of online sales and community special events, Ghoul Gallery owner Tom Geil of...

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Joint appearance: John Kitzhaber and Dennis Richardson, candidates for Oregon governor

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Should Oregon's primary election process be changed to a "top-two" system? Supporters and opponents of Ballot Measure 90 presented their cases Wednesday morning to the Portland Tribune's editorial board.


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October 20, 2014

Two billionaires give to Oregon top-two primary effort

by Peter Wong
Bloomberg, hedge-fund manager give almost $3 million to Measure 90 campaign. Two out-of-state billionaires have contributed almost $3 million to the effort for a top-two primary in Oregon. John…
October 20, 2014

Battle over GMO labeling sets records

by Peter Wong
2007 mark for contributions is exceeded; spending likely to follow suit. It’s official: Measure 92 supporters and opponents have raised a record amount — and are about to spend a record — in their…
Photo Credit: UNDATED COURTESTY PHOTO - Tiffany Fefelov, 27, her husband Fred Fefelov, 34 and their 7-year-old daughter Mila all died in a crash on Highway 20.
October 19, 2014

Three members of Sherwood family killed in crash

by Jim Redden
Three members of a Sherwood family were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake in eastern Linn County early Saturday. The three were in a car hit by an SUV. They are…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Lake Oswego Police cars are parked at the end of Twin Points Rd. for a death investigation.
October 19, 2014

Man found dead on Oswego Lake

by KOIN 6 News
A man was found dead on Oswego Lake Sunday morning. Lake Oswego police responded to the 1900 block of Twin Points Road shortly before noon Oct.19 on reports of a man floating face down in the…
October 19, 2014

Portland man critically wounded in Gresham

by Jim Redden
A 25-year-old Portland man was shot and critically wounded in at a Gresham gas station and convenience store late Saturday. The name of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of…
October 19, 2014

Boil water alert lifted for Gresham neighborhood

by Mark Garber
No bacteria was ever detected after pump failure The city of Gresham on Sunday morning lifted a limited boil water notice for Gresham Water customers served by the Gabbert Hill Reservoir — about…
October 19, 2014

Shots fired Saturday evening in North Portland

by Jim Redden
Police are investigating a report of gunshots in the Arbor Lodge neighborhood of North Portland on Saturday evening. No victims were located or admitted to an area hospital. According to police,…
Photo Credit: COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Teddy Stivahtis is wanted for murdering his aunt and robbing banks.
October 19, 2014

Gresham murder suspect robbed Lake Oswego bank

by KOIN 6 News
A man with a foul odor and an oversized white hat who robbed a Lake Oswego bank late Saturday morning was identified as the suspect in a Gresham murder and another bank robbery in Canby. Teddy…
October 19, 2014

Elmer's in Tigard robbed

by Jim Redden
A suspect got away after robbing the Elmer's Restaurant lat 14055 S.W. Pacific Highway in Tigard on Saturday evening. No one was injured during the incident. The suspect is described as a white…
October 18, 2014

Women will discuss legislative life

by Peter Wong
Historical Society panel discussion observes 100th anniversary of first female lawmakers. Six current or former members will talk about their experiences as women in the Oregon Legislature. The…
October 19, 2014

Police: 10-year-old hit by stray bullet

by Mark Miller
Suspect at large, has not been identified by law enforcement Gresham police said a 10-year-old girl was hit in the leg by a bullet that came through her apartment wall Saturday, Oct. 18. Police…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Oregon Ducks running back Royce Freeman hurdles into the end zone for a first-half touchdown Saturday against the Washington Huskies.
October 18, 2014

Ducks pound Dawgs 45-20

by Jason Vondersmith
Freeman carries load, scores four TDs EUGENE — Domination still reigns. The Oregon Ducks pounded Washington 45-20 Saturday at Autzen Stadium to extend their win streak to 11 games against their…
October 17, 2014

UO plans to raise $2 billion in donations

by Pamplin Media Group
Campaign is the most ambitious in university's history and will aim to increase access and excellence EUGENE — The University of Oregon went public Friday with the most ambitious fund-raising…
October 17, 2014

Wehby: Restrict West Africa travel

by Peter Wong
Sen. Merkley partly agrees with GOP foe on how U.S. should contain Ebola outbreak Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby has called on federal officials to restrict “nonessential travel” to…
October 17, 2014

TriMet, union could end contract dispute next week

by Jim Redden
TriMet and the union representing most of its workers could end their long running labor dispute this coming week. The TriMet Board of Directors is scheduled to vote on a tentative new contact…
October 17, 2014

City Council may appeal DOJ settlement update requirement

by Jim Redden
The City Council will consider appealing a requirement that it present annual updates on the progress of its recent settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice to a federal court judge at…
October 17, 2014

Baby dies after being left in car in Intel parking lot

by Nancy Townsley
A six-month-old baby girl left unattended in a car for six hours in an Intel parking lot Thursday has died, and investigators are looking into whether to charge her father with child neglect or…
October 17, 2014

Senate GOP leader raps his party's attacks

by Peter Wong
Ferrioli: Leaders pledged against political use of 2013 end to senior medical tax break. The Republican leader of the Oregon Senate has taken the unusual step of criticizing his own party’s…
October 17, 2014

Washington Co. property tax bills in the mail

by Kendra Hogue
While most property owners will have a 3 percent increase, some will hit more than 5 percent Washington County property tax statements are being sent out starting today, Oct. 17, and continuing…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CLEAN WATER SERVICES - This two-acre asphalt pad turned into a lush wetland with 36 plant species over the past two years at Fernhill Wetlands, which is adjacent to the Forest Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility operated by Clean Water Services. Work will finish this month on a similar project but much larger project -- a highly visible, 90-acre wetland just to the south.
October 17, 2014

Projects create 'marsh magic' at Fernhill Wetlands

by Jill Rehkopf Smith
In just two years, Clean Water Services turned a two-acre asphalt parking lot into a lush wetland that doubles as a wastewater-treatment facility. The magical marsh was on display last Saturday,…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Neighbors are still raising money to save the historic Markham House at 3206 N.E. Glisan.
October 17, 2014

Sunday fundraiser set to save historic Markham House

by Jim Redden
Neighbors trying to save the historic Markham House have scheduled a silent auction from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. at Migration Brewing Annex, 2828 N.E. Glisan. Those trying to prevent the…
October 17, 2014

Booker, Utes work overtime to upend Beavers

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS -- Utah's rough-and-tumble defense laid the wood to Sean Mannion, and the Utes' specialists, placekicker Andy Phillips and punter Tom Hackett, took to Reser Stadium as if it were their…
October 16, 2014

KOIN Tower resident identified as stabbing victim

by KOIN 6 News
The victim in the early Thursday morning stabbing death near City Hall has been identified as March Stephen Sundin, 43, a resident of the KOIN Tower. According to police, Sundin died after being…
October 16, 2014

Northeast house damaged by fire

by Jim Redden
Firefighters responded to a house fire in Northeast Portland on Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the fire. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 4:26 p.m. on Oct. 16, crews were…
October 16, 2014

Police seek information on man who died downtown

by Jim Redden
Police are asking the public for information on a downtown death investigation that does not appear to be suspicious. The deceased man is William "Cougar" Burleigh, 38. According to police, at…

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Photo Credit: OCPD - CCSO SWAT officers help Oregon City police arrest an estranged husband on Thursday morning.
Oct 16, 2014

SWAT: Estranged wife threatened with rifle

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City police say that an estranged husband returned to his wife's home with a rifle the day after being served with a restraining order. Tristen Lane Jordan, 43, was arrested without…
Oct 16, 2014

Man killed near City Hall

by KOIN 6 News
A man died after being stabbed in the upper torso across the street from City Hall near Terry Shrunk Plaza, police said. Police did not immediately identify the victim, but say is 43 years old…
Oct 16, 2014

Sources Say: Voters may not be as savvy as Dems presume

by Jim Redden
Many voters must have been puzzled by the flier attacking Measure 90 that arrived in mailboxes last week. The large card from the Democratic Party of Oregon attacks the measure on the Nov. 4…
Oct 16, 2014

Trust government? Fuhgeddaboudit

by Peter Wong
New poll reveals most voters are dissatisfied as crucial election nears Oregonians, like other Americans, do not trust their government even as they prepare to elect new officials Nov. 4. By a…
Oct 16, 2014

Mark & Dave: Suspended animation? Try Richardson's campaign ads

by Mark Mason and Dave Anderson
Astronauts on the 180-day-plus trip to Mars will be in a form of stasis called torpor, which will essentially keep them asleep for extended periods of time. If putting astronauts into a deep…
Oct 16, 2014

Forum explores GMO labeling issue

by Pamplin Media Group
Is Ballot Measure 92 a straightforward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need about genetically modified organisms, or is it a fundamental threat to Oregon agriculture? A…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY - The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners looking through View-Masters designed by the Mt. Hood Territories for a tourism campaign in Austin, Tx.
Oct 16, 2014

Clackamas County campaign gives Texas visitors a little view

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County Commissioners approved their consent agenda with flair Thursday, Oct. 9. The commissioners all sported View-Masters — binocular-like toys that show different pictures at the…
Oct 16, 2014

Quick-thinking girl avoids being lured into truck

by The Clackamas Review
Happy Valley police officers are investigating a report of an unknown male attempting to lure a 10-year-old child into his red Toyota truck with a license plate containing the letters XQZ. Tips…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS FIRE - A woman died after being pulled from this fire in Milwaukie.
Oct 15, 2014

Firefighters pull woman from burning house too late for…

by Raymond Rendleman
A Milwaukie woman died Wednesday from her injuries after being pulled out of her burning house the day before. Shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clackamas firefighters were called to a report of a…
Oct 15, 2014

Ethics complaints filed against Gov. Kitzhaber, fiancee

by Hillary Borrud
Rep. Berger, Oregon Republican Party offer separate documents. Ethics complaints filed against Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes on Wednesday provide a glimpse at issues that the Oregon Government…
Oct 15, 2014

Poll: Marijuana legalization still leading

by Peter Wong
Pollster: Results on it, GMO labeling hinge on low-participating young, independent voters. A new poll conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting/Fox 12 indicates that legalization of marijuana…
Oct 15, 2014

City Council grapples with pot taxation

by Shannon O. Wells
Beaverton moves toward tax on recreational marijuana A spirited City Council discussion on the impending presence of medical marijuana dispensaries and the possibility of recreational pot sales…
Oct 15, 2014

PPS bond committee readies funds for three high schools

by Jennifer Anderson
Lincoln, Madison and Benson Polytechnic high schools should receive the next round of Portland Public Schools bond funding starting in 2016, the district's Bond Development Committee recommended…
Oct 15, 2014

Multimillion-dollar federal grant aims to help job-seekers

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Job-seekers in the area will be getting more help to get back in the workforce during the next three years. Workforce boards in the Portland-metro area, including Southwest Washington, reported…
Oct 15, 2014

Senate president now a national GOP target

by Peter Wong
Republicans seek to oust Courtney, seize majority in chamber Democrats hold by a vote. Senate President Peter Courtney is now the target of national Republicans who aim to unseat him from his…
Oct 16, 2014

Quiet race for 1st District seat

by Peter Wong
Incumbent Bonamici running for third time in three years, but has outraised 3 opponents It’s a quiet race for Oregon’s 1st District congressional seat, which Democrat Suzanne Bonamici of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY JAMES TRACY - Housing activist James Tracy will speak in Portland on Sunday and Monday.
Oct 15, 2014

San Francisco affordable housing activist to speak in Portland

by Jim Redden
As Portland housing prices increase, it is being compared to San Francisco, another West Coast city where many residents have struggled to remain in their neighborhoods. James Tracy is a San…
Oct 15, 2014

Council hopefuls rally for cop levy

by Raymond Rendleman
Lori DeRemer is running unopposed in her re-election campaign as Happy Valley mayor, but four others will duke it out for two City Council seats in the city's open-election format. One of Happy…
Oct 15, 2014

Milwaukie responds to citizen's claims

by Raymond Rendleman
Jean Baker made false statements in last week's Clackamas Review about Milwaukie's changes to the land-use process, according to city officials. In a response to City Council Position 2…
Oct 14, 2014

Supreme Court hears PERS cases

by Peter Wong
Lawsuits challenge cost-of-living changes, end to extra payments to out-of-state retirees. The questions of whether Oregon lawmakers can pare cost-of-living increases for public retirees — and…
Oct 14, 2014

Kitzhaber, Richardson jab in latest debate

by Peter Wong
Environment, social issues join others in contention. Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican rival Dennis Richardson rehashed some old arguments and refined some new ones during their…
Oct 14, 2014

Poll: Kitzhaber, Merkley continue leads

by Peter Wong
GOP support is less than Democrats for their own nominees for governor, U.S. senator. Democratic incumbents John Kitzhaber and Jeff Merkley lead their Republican challengers by wide margins in a…
Oct 15, 2014

Honey, where should we take the kids for fun this Halloween?

by Raymond Rendleman
Are your little goblins wanting to roam? Oregon State Police urged parents, guardians and children last week to remember that even though Halloween is a fun time, it is also a time when we…
Oct 14, 2014

Car on tracks blocks MAX Blue Line trains

by Pamplin Media Group
A vehicle blocked light-rail tracks at Southeast 122nd Avenue Tuesday morning, Oct. 14, delaying MAX Blue Line trains for several hours. TriMet officials said the 1998 Buick Park Avenue blocked…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - SERT searching for an armed robbery suspect in Northeast Portand.
Oct 14, 2014

15-year-old armed robbery suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
Police arrested a 15-year-old male armed robbery suspect in Northeast Portland overnight. The Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team…