Oregon

An Irish company is looking to hire someone to cuddle cats

Have you dreamed of living in Ireland? Have you dreamed of a career in cuddling cats?<p>The Just Cats Veterinary Clinic & Cattery in Dublin, Ireland is …

Portland, OR

Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms

By Betsy Klein and Abby Phillip CNN<p>(CNN) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to express his displeasure with Senate Democrats …

Donald Trump

President Trump: 'Shutdown Coming?'

President Trump is feeding expectations that the federal government is heading toward a midnight shutdown with an early morning tweet aimed at …

Oregon Politics

5 things to know for Friday: On traffic, Cannon Beach cannabis and a very successful Day of Service

Taking a deep breath here...Amazon ... Nike/Avangrid ... Vacasa. Yesterday was a great news day. Here are a few items that landed late Thursday …

Portland, OR

Here Are 11 of the Coolest Things You Can Get for Free at an Airport

Get everything from movies to massages, if you know where to look<p>Navigating the airport doesn’t have to be stressful or boring. Whether you’re facing …

Airports

Amazon boosts monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is boosting the price of its monthly Prime membership fees for new and existing members by nearly 20 percent.<p>The online …

Portland, OR

Good Morning, News: A Government Shutdown Looms, New Concerns Over Highway Widening, and The Vengeful Sea

by Dirk VanderHart<i>Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today."</i> Matt Wong<b>The</b> …

Portland, OR

Exclusive: Tigard tech firm signs first big lease in Slabtown creative office project

The software company joins two new retail tenants in the Leland James office building.

Portland, OR

Strong wave damages condos in Lincoln City

LINCOLN CITY, OR (KPTV) -<p>A wave washed up to the Sea Gypsy condominiums in Lincoln City and damaged a few doors and a fence.<p>Moody mother nature …

Crashing

Beaverton’s Mayor Acted Like a Jedi Knight and The Godfather In The City’s Strange Year-in-Review Video

It's very likely that Denny Doyle, Beaverton's mayor of nine years, actually wanted to be an actor.<p>In a theatrical five-minute long video published …

Woman OK after wave crashes into oceanfront condo, knocking her to the ground

Miraculously, a 70-year old woman was uninjured when a massive wave crashed through a first-floor condo in Lincoln City on Thursday.<p>Lynn Bott was …

Portland, OR

Comparing The 2018 Schedules For Ohio State, Alabama

Which team has the harder schedule in 2018? Ohio State or Alabama?<p>This past season, the final College Football Playoff spot came down to two power …

Sports

Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.<p>Police in the town of …

Crime

Our 4 Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathletes | Triathlete.com

<i>These four locales blend the best of triathlon training with your ideal vacation.</i><p>Relax in Bend<p><b>Picture it:</b> You just finished a sunny long ride that …

Eastern Oregon

Amazon raises monthly Prime rate, annual rate stays at $99

Amazon raised the monthly rate for its Prime service by 18% on Friday, from $10.99 to $12.99. The annual Prime membership stays at $99.<p>Amazon Video …

Portland, OR

College football’s most especially recruitable states for 2018, led by Florida and Georgia

Which states have more talent (and less) than normal?<p>College football recruiting doesn’t change a lot from year to year. The same few teams sign the best classes annually, and the same states usually have the highest concentrations of elite recruits. That closely mirrors population, with the …

College & University

Oregon State athletes launch mental health initiative to help students with depression

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State men's soccer player Nathan Braaten heard about the Tyler Hilinski news, and his heart dropped.<p>The junior midfielder didn’t know Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who committed suicide Tuesday night in Pullman, but Braaten couldn’t help but wonder about what …

Mental Health

Downtown Portland growth continues apace, with 40 new buildings going up, more jobs

Downtown Portland continues to attract businesses and jobs according to data compiled by the Downtown Clean and Safe District and the Portland …

Portland, OR

Aaron Holiday scores 22 points, but UCLA falls to Oregon State

• UCLA’s Priince Ali (23) dunks in front of Oregon State’s Drew Eubanks (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, …

College Basketball

Deputies: Clatskanie man strangled infant son, put wife's hands in hot frying oil

CLATSKANIE, Ore. – A Clatskanie man is accused of forcing his wife’s hands into hot frying oil and strangling his 7-month-old son.<p>Jeremiah Crothers, …

Crime

Wolves confirmed in Mount Hood National Forest

After years of whispers and reported sightings, wildlife officials have confirmed at least two wolves caught on trail cameras earlier this month …

Wildlife

HSBC to pay over $100 million for cheating clients

By Jethro Mullen<p>HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Europe's biggest bank is coughing up cash yet again over its past misdeeds.<p>HSBC is paying a total of $101.5 …

Corruption

FBI: Portland man tried to extort $1M from 'popular' celebrity

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The FBI arrested a Southeast Portland man on allegations of trying to extort $1 million from a celebrity.<p>The celebrity’s …

Corruption

Free Speech Demonstrations Planned In Portland This Weekend

Most demonstrations will be held downtown, while some will also occur in the greater Portland area. Police advise caution.<p>PORTLAND, OR — The Police …

Portland, OR

Big Waves, Flooding Batter Oregon And Washington Coasts

A coastal flood warning is in effect along the entire Pacific coast for Oregon and Washington.<p>The National Weather Service said Thursday very large …

Weather

Future uncertain for LGTBQ group at Concordia University

Some students at Concordia University say they don’t feel welcome at their own school after a LGBTQ group was not renewed on campus.<p>Queer Straight …

Portland, OR

Washington Co. deputy has become one of Oregon's top DUII enforcement officers

CORNELIUS, OR (KPTV) -<p>A local man went from software CEO to Oregon's top officer for DUII enforcement.<p>Deputy James Abeles started with the West Linn …

Law Enforcement

Journey, Def Leppard to play Moda Center in September

The iconic rock bands Journey and Def Leppard are coming to Oregon and Washington this fall.<p>The two bands are going on a 58-city tour in 2018 and are …

Portland, OR

Portland Metro Friday Traffic: Clackamas County closes Eldorado Road due to growing cracks in the roadway

Clackamas County closed Eldorado Road indefinitely at its southern intersection with OR 213 on Thursday due to cracks in the roadway that began …

Weather

Oregon Ducks Battle, But Lose In Final Minutes vs USC Trojans

The USC Trojans have a half court warm-up for the Oregon Ducks at Matthew Knight Arena. Justin Phillips/KPNW Sports<p>The Oregon Ducks lost in the final …

College Basketball