FILE - The state of Oregon uses reloadable debit-like cards known as "Oregon Trail" cards instead of food stamps. Undated photo. (KOIN 6 News)

Food stamp ‘humiliation’ spurs debate

Oregon Trail guidelines say that, in general, if it’s edible a card-holder can buy it. But alcohol, tobacco, hot food or any food sold for “…

OSP: No abduction, but man choked woman

She and her daughter got out for a brief walk when, she said, she was struck from behind, then repeatedly hit by a man who tried to strangle…

Want to name Portland-Milwaukie bridge?

For the first time, the public will be allowed to participate in naming a bridge. TriMet announced suggestions would be taken starting in Oc…

Portland AFL team sought for Moda Center

It’s been 14 years since Portland was involved in the Arena Football League, but league reports indicate the Trail Blazers are working to br…

TV Hwy. bar likely to be strip club

Hillsboro officials are reviewing their options as they face the proposed opening of the first adult strip club within the city limits.

Dozens dead in fresh Egypt violence

Military helicopters circled overhead as armed residents set up checkpoints throughout the capital. Police fired tear gas as clashes erupted…

Projects take aim at traffic jumble

Supporters of the Columbia River Crossing hope to revive some version of the $3.5 billion project. Another proposal would widen I-205 from f…