Gorge wildfire threatens city water supply

The “Government Flat Complex” fire is burning about 7 miles southwest of the Oregon city of The Dalles. If fire conditions aren’t brought un…

House destroyed in Salem fire

“I was napping, and the fire started, and I went out and turned on the faucet and tried to put it out, but that didn’t work at all,” the hom…

OSP: Convicted murderer killed in cell

Joseph Akins, 45, was convicted on a murder count out of Multnomah County. He entered Department of Corrections custody at the beginning of …

Traffic stop leads to meth bust

A routine traffic stop by Beaverton police turned up seven pounds of methamphetamine in a 30-year-old Mexican national.

Portland goes for redhead record

More than 1000 redheads went to Pioneer Square in downtown Portland on Saturday to help break a Guiness world record for most redheads in on…

Fmr Linn GOP chair to challenge Merkley

Jo Rae Perkins announced her candidacy on Friday. Echoing themes from the tea party movement, Perkins says she would adhere strictly to the …