Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen's chair, July 17, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Cogen absent; Kafoury may run for chair

Multnomah County Board Chair Jeff Cogen’s last day will be Monday but he was noticeably absent from Tuesday’s county commissioner meeting.

FILE - In a photo supplied by the U.S. Coast Guard, the barge Millicoma makes its way into the Columbia River near Ilwaco, Wash., Wednesday, March 23, 2005. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Kurt Fredrickson)

Coast Guard: Barge set adrift on Columbia

It appears that someone intentionally set the loaded grain barge adrift on the river. The barge was to be unloaded at a terminal locked out …

Obama delays Syria vote

Seeking an OK to use military force, but facing stiff resistance in Congress, the president will discuss his plans for Syria during a prime-…