Portland, OR

This year's World Naked Bike Ride Portland will be on June 23

Mark your calendars: The 2018 World Naked Bike Ride will take place on June 23 in Portland.<p>The annual ride has thousands of Portlanders getting naked …

Oregon

Sen. Cory Booker rips DHS secretary for ‘amnesia' on Trump comments

Sen. Cory Booker invoked Martin Luther King and Gandhi Tuesday as he delivered an emotional 10-minute lecture to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen …

Oregon

Good Morning, News: Bannon Subpoenaed, and Cory Booker Has Had Enough Of Trump's Nonsense

by Wm.™ Steven HumphreyThis is how you unload on Trump. Courtesy CBS<b>GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN!</b> You call me your friend, but you only want my ends. And …

Oregon

World of Speed says Happy Birthday, Corvette

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (KOIN) -- The first American sports car -- one that grew out of the US experiences of World War 2 -- turns 65 this year.<p>And World …

Oregon

Apple says it will build a new corporate campus, invest $350B in U.S. economy - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Apple is gearing up to build another corporate campus in a yet-to-be-announced American city and increase its workforce across the U.S. by 20,000 new …

Birmingham, AL

Teen boy accused of stealing, sharing nude photos of female students

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A 17-year-old Vancouver boy and former student at Union High School is accused of filming upskirt videos and hacking into social …

Crime

Oregon sues FCC to stop rollback of net neutrality

Oregon has joined 22 other U.S. states in filing a lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission to block what the suit calls an illegal …

Net Neutrality

December's strong job report shows return to 'robust growth'

View Comments<p>The average unemployment rate for 2017 was 4 percent, Oregon's lowest annual average unemployment rate since records began in …

Economy

Police: Sandwich, beer left at Oregon arson scene lead officers to burglary suspects

DALLAS, Ore. – Detectives say beer cans, a ham sandwich, and a lost cell phone helped them track down two suspects in a burglary and arson …

Crime

Mail Your Measure 101 Ballot Today—Or Bring It To One of These Drop-Off Spots

We can't say it enough: Measure 101 is bewilderingly complex, but incredibly important. And while the <i>Mercury</i>'s editorial board has urged a "yes" vote …

Oregon

Merkley not ruling out presidential bid

Amind rampant speculation, Oregon U.S. Senator responds to questions during Jan. 5 meeting with the Pamplin Media Group editors.Is U.S Sen. Jeff …

Oregon

Oregon athletic director Mullens to be playoff selection committee chairman

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will be the chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, starting next season, and three new …

College & University

Crews working to remove semi-truck from Columbia River

COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, Ore. (KOIN) --- Crews are working on Wednesday to remove a semi-truck that crashed off I-84 and into the Columbia River on …

Oregon

Vancouver ex-pastor accused of trying to smuggle 281 pounds of pot into U.S. from Mexico

A former Vancouver pastor was arrested Thursday in Southern California and is accused of trying to smuggle more than 280 pounds of marijuana into the …

Oregon

Boxer Ramen is Opening a Fourth Noodle Spot in Sellwood

by Chad WalshDo you like ramen and live in SE Portland? If you answered yes to both, good news: Boxer Ramen will open its fourth Stumptown location …

Oregon

Science panel: States should lower drunken driving thresholds

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate …

Oregon

Milton-Freewater man convicted of abusing young relative

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A jury has convicted an Oregon man of sexually abusing a young relative.<p>The East Oregonian newspaper reports that 40-year-old …

Crime

Food cart operator accused of exposing himself to Uber driver

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A food cart operator is accused of exposing himself to a delivery driver for Uber, according to Multnomah County …

Oregon

5 things to know for Wednesday, including a Portland equity group's trampolining deal - Portland Business Journal

By Andy Giegerich <br>– Digital Managing Editor, Portland Business Journal<p>Jan 17, 2018, 8:02am PST<p>Say, Portland, have you been working out? You're …

Oregon

Prebiotics in Infant Formula May Improve Memory, Learning and Alter Brain Function

A new study using piglets shows prebiotics used in baby formula can enhance memory and learning, as well as altering brain chemistry.

Microbiome

Portland Metro Wednesday Traffic: Intermittent closures on I-84 westbound just east of Corbett

Crews with a crane will close one lane of westbound Interstate 84 near milepost 23 (just east of Corbett) to recover a semi that left the road and …

Transit

9 of 12 National Park Service advisory board members quit in disgust

Nine of the 12 members of the National Park Service advisory board resigned in protest this week, saying Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ignored …

Oregon

Speed limit on Portland residential streets to be reduced to 20 mph next month

City of Portland officials have approved lowering the speed limit on residential streets from 25 mph to 20 mph.<p>The proposal is part of the city's …

Oregon

The 21 Best Concerts to See in Portland This Week: January 17-23

The 21 best concerts in Portland this week, from Tuvan throat singers to explosive classical music to Yung Lean.Super Pick<b>ST. VINCENT</b><br>(Keller …

Oregon

BizTribCast - NW Natural plans utility transparency; John Mitchell's economic forecast

Oregon

Almost 250,000 Lyft passengers stopped using a personal car in 2017

Lyft has released its annual economic impact report, which details various statistics related to the business.<p>In 2017, Lyft provided 23 million …

Uber

Overkill

Portland’s got a problem with taxidermy. by Jenni MooreWhen I was five, I was introduced to taxidermy at the Anchorage International …

Oregon

Top smart printer from CES under $80 today

CLEVELAND, OH - I've just returned from an incredible week at CES 2018 presenting, un-boxing tech and testing new gadgets. One of my favorite …

Oregon

World Naked Bike Ride sets 2018 date

Oregon

R2DToo is No Longer in the Epicenter of Portland’s Homelessness Crisis

Seven months after the village moved, a lot has changed. And a lot hasn’t. by Thacher SchmidI<b>t's</b> mid-January and grain is falling at Right 2 Dream …

Oregon