City Commissioner Dan Saltzman's proposal would allow shops closer together in downtown Portland.
Environment | News | localAP | Oct. 13, 2015 2:26 p.m. | Anchorage, Alaska
Vessels used by Royal Dutch Shell PLC to drill for oil off Alaska have safely departed Arctic waters.
A federal research lab in Albany was evacuated Tuesday morning as police investigated what officials called a "credible" bomb threat, but no explosives were found on site.
Since the great recession, 20 percent of Americans have become asset poor — meaning if you took all their property, savings, and investments and added them up, the total would be less than $6,000.
Economists think Portland may be close to a rental peak. That is, the share of the population that rents instead of buying a home is as high as it's ever been. But the numbers could start to shift.
The Umpqua Community College campus reopened last week, but Monday marks the first day of classes since the Oct. 1 shooting. Volunteers and comfort dogs will be on hand to provide support.
The U.S. said it would work with the victims and the family of the dead to determine the appropriate payment. The U.S. will also pay for the repair of the hospital.