Traffic in the area where the Columbia River Crossing is proposed (Courtesy photo, April 13, 2013)

Report: Columbia River bridge possible

A top official in the Oregon state treasurer’s office says a bridge to Washington over the Columbia River could be viable if several stringe…

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Timbers crush Toronto 4-0

The four-goal margin of victory was Portland’s largest since joining MLS in 2011.

This spot under the Broadway Bridge on the outskirts of the Pearl District is the proposed site for moving the Right 2 Dream Too camp, Sept. 7, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Mixed reaction on R2D-Too camp move

Neighbors near the intersection of Lovejoy and Station Way in Northwest Portland seem to be divided over the deal to move the Right 2 Dream …

Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers and shouts of “Banzai!!” echoed across Tokyo just after sunrise as thousands of people started celebrating the city’s su…

Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) runs past Virginia linebacker Kwontie Moore at Scott Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Thomas, Mariota lead Ducks in blowout

The Ducks (2-0), who gained a school-record 772 yards last week in beating Nicholls State, looked capable of doing it again against a Virgin…

Four people were safely rescued after their canoe overturned near Fields Bridge Park, Sept. 7, 2013 (West Linn PD)

Canoe overturns, 4 rescued safely

Four people, including two children, were safely rescued after their canoe crashed into rocks and overturned in the water near Fields Bridge…

Vatican: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says “violence and war are never the way to peace!” He spoke to tens of thousands of people who answered hi…

Krista Koehl seen in an undated photo from the Port of Portland's website. She died in a motorcycle accident in Italy, Sept. 6, 2013.

Port of Portland counsel dies in Italy

The Port of Portland’s general counsel was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday while vacationing in Italy with her husband, who surviv…