moda center arena

Moda Center adds local food favorites

Portlanders may not be happy with the new name of the Trail Blazer’s arena, but insiders hope some locally known food will help ease the pai…

This undated photo provided by Google shows a Google technician working on some of the computers in the Dalles, Ore., data center. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)

Google gets OK for local tax breaks

Local officials have unanimously approved property tax breaks for a new Google data center in The Dalles along the Columbia River.

A protester urges a no vote on Oregon Senate Bill 633 that would prohibit local governments from banning genetically modified crops, Sept. 26, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Anti-GMO protesters rally at Capitol

An overflow crowd filled an open session at the Capitol in Salem on a special hearing for a bill that would prohibit local governments from …

Riders on a Portland streetcar, June 11, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Do people ride if Streetcar fare rises?

Facing a budget deficit of more than $1 million, the Portland Streetcar is considering a fare increase. But there is some evidence that stra…

South Texas man executed for 1999 slaying

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man was put to death Thursday for a slaying 14 years ago in which the victim was bound with shoelaces…

PWB: SW Portland water still OK to drink

Repeated tests show contamination in Portland’s tank at SW Nevada Court and 27th Avenue. Yet, even after several positive tests, only wholes…

Weekend storm headed for Oregon

A significant early fall storm is possible this weekend, with heavy rain, high winds and the potential for power outages.