OHSU scientist Maureen Hoatlin, searching for genes associated with Fanconi anemia, says rare disease researchers are medicines version of high stakes gamblers. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Lonely search for a cure

Twenty-two years ago, OHSU medical geneticist Susan Hayflick encountered an Amish family who had four daughters, three of whom appeared to b…

A sign reminds TriMet MAX riders to pay the fare. April 10, 2013.

TriMet adopts new $485M budget

The budget was approved even though the agency’s contract with most of its workers remains unresolved.