Portland's police chief's comments came as the city’s Independent Police Review is investigating at least seven different incidents of possible police misconduct at an Aug 4. rally in downtown Portland.
Toxic algal blooms have plagued the lower Willamette in recent years. Most of them started in one place: the lagoon at Ross Island, near downtown Portland.
For people living in the “wildland-urban interface,” wildfire risk is the new normal, and the risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
The Portland Water Bureau is advancing a plan to filter Portland's drinking water for the first time since the system came on line in 1895.
Prosecutors argued unsuccessfully that an elite FBI agent fired his weapon twice during a key turning point in the 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation. The acquittal leaves an open question as to who took those shots.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's re-election campaign gave $100,000 to a group attacking Republican Knute Buehler. The intent, an aide says, is to respond to ads critical of Brown.
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