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…

Still no fix date for Cover Oregon site

“Cover Oregon isn’t a failure,” Kitzhaber alleged. “We’ve had real problems with the website. I think it’s important to differentiate betwee…

FILE - The Bagdad Theatre in Portland, Ore. Nov. 26, 2006. (Wikimedia Commons)

Historic Bagdad Theater getting remodel

The theater is closing for six weeks to get new seats, a new screen and a new digital sound system. When it reopens, it will show new releas…

After fire destroyed their building, Eola Hills Charter School moved to the Seventh Day Adventist Church in McMinnville, Oct. 7, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Fire moves charter school to church

It’s back to school but not back to normal for the 42 students at the Eola Hills Charter School after their school building burned to the gr…

Adding light rail or bus rapid transit to already crowded portions of Southwest Barbur Boulevard are among the challenges facing Metro planners. Undated photo. (Jon House/Portland Tribune)

SW Corridor Plan stirs up controversy

The clash is similar to the controversy over the Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail Project and the Portland Streetcar extension to Lake Osweg…

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Matt Watson (8_ fights for control of the ball with Portland Timbers Jack Jewsbury (13) during first half of MLS soccer action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

Timbers draw 2-2 with Whitecaps

Portland extended its unbeaten streak to five matches, but remains in third place in the Western Conference.

congress parody-YouTube

Local union creates shutdown parody

Members of the American Federation of Government Employees took their message to YouTube Oct. 4 with a take on the song “You’re going to mis…