A couple walks past the Spruce Goose fuselage, under cover since arriving in 1992, in McMinville, Ore., March 21, 1997. (AP Photo/John Gress)

Report: Spruce Goose stays at Evergreen

The Spruce Goose, at home at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville for more than 20 years, may soon belong completely to th…

The Hawthorne Bridge over the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Jan. 20, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Beaches sprouting on Willamette River

In 2010, a small part of the Willamette River’s edge south of the Hawthorne Bridge was a wasteland of concrete chunks. Now, it looks more li…

The City of Tualatin offices, Jan. 20, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Tualatin seeks medical pot moratorium

Tualatin and Hillsboro could join a growing list of Northwest cities to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, including Gresham, Medford and B…

A T-shirt available on the Multnomah County Republicans website , Jan. 13, 2014.

Multnomah GOP apologizes for gun raffle

The Multnomah County Republican Party has apologized for publicizing an AR-15 gun raffle in honor of Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln and…

A Portland fire truck, April 27, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

PFB saves money with SUVs

Portland Fire & Rescue says it’s saving money by sending specially equipped SUVs to some aid calls instead of full-size fire trucks.

A barista at Dream Girl Espresso in Forest Grove, Jan. 20, 2014 (Report It: Bob Elkind)

Neighbors, barista owner spar on outfits

It’s not just the coffee that’s hot at Dream Girl Espresso in Forest Grove. Tempers are flaring between some nearby residents and the owner …

Rock Creek Elementary in Beaverton, Jan. 17, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Beaverton school reopens after norovirus

Students were back in class Tuesday after dozens of children went home sick last week with norovirus symptoms. On Friday, more than 100 stud…

Customers line up at Happy Cup Coffee inside Portland City Hall, Jan. 21, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Happy Cup Coffee opens in City Hall

The Happy Cup Coffee Company officially opened for business Tuesday inside City Hall, part of Mayor Charlie Hales’ efforts to make it a more…

Floy Jones and Kent Craford deliver 50,213 signatures in support of the Portland Public water District measure to City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.. They need about 30,000 valid ones for it make the May ballot. (Jonathan House/Portland Tribune)

Portland water district petition filed

(Portland Tribune) — Supporters of an independently elected Portland Public Water District filed 50,213 voter signatures with the City Audit…