The Port of St. Helens in Columbia City, Oregon, as seen on their website, Jan. 22, 2014

China-funded methanol plants in Oregon

Two new methanol plants could be coming to the lower Columbia River, bringing more than 200 permanent jobs and 2,000 temporary union constru…

Howard Hughes' wooden flying boat the "Spruce Goose," is towed by a tugboat from its hangar in Long Beach, Calif., in this Oct. 29, 1980 file photo. (AP Photo)

Photos: The Spruce Goose

The Spruce Goose, Howard Hughes’ iconic plane, resides at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville.

Vials of flu vaccine are displayed at Philly Flu Shots on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Wake for Eugene boy killed by flu

The 5-year-old Eugene boy who died of the flu was remembered at a wake Sunday in Eugene as a happy, active boy who had clever ways to bend t…

Six people were hurt, three critically, when this van hit the back of the tanker truck on I-5 in Marion County, Jan. 18, 2014 (OSP)

6 hurt when van slams truck; 1 critical

Six people were hurt when a minivan collided with a tanker trailer on I-5 in Marion County. One youth was critically hurt and two others suf…

This Dallas, Oregon woman has twice received packages containing confidential information meant for someone else, Jan. 18, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

DHS sends private info to wrong person

In December, a woman received a Cover Oregon application meant for another person. But this week that same woman received highly confidentia…