Nike was the 'elephant in the room' during Washington County Chair Andy Duyck's third annual State of the County address on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (Portland Tribune/Chase Allgood)

Where will Nike expand?

It is no secret that Nike is considering expanding in Portland, possibly in the South Waterfront area. Nike officials held a closed-door mee…

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Thieves hit Gresham home, threaten teen

A 16-year-old girl says she walked out of a bedroom to see three men stealing televisions from the home. Now her father says he’s out for ju…

At the early Sunday morning scene of a minivan into a Beaverton room. Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Minivan lands in Beaverton living room

Authorities say the crash could have been much worse: “The van fit snuggly through the window opening and did not damage the structural inte…

A downed tree in Clackamas County is seen here where it landed on PGE power lines, knocking out power to thousands Sunday after high winds swept through western Oregon -- heading on to eastern Oregon Sunday afternoon. Photo courtesy KOIN Photojournalist Robert Dingwall.

High winds, toppled trees take out power

High winds have wiped out power to nearly 7,000 PGE customers in Clackamas County Sunday morning, and more than 3,000 customers in other are…