OHSU scientist Maureen Hoatlin, searching for genes associated with Fanconi anemia, says rare disease researchers are medicines version of high stakes gamblers. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Lonely search for a cure

Twenty-two years ago, OHSU medical geneticist Susan Hayflick encountered an Amish family who had four daughters, three of whom appeared to b…

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Vancouver approves train-horn quiet zone

But it’s up to 467 Vancouver property owners to pick up the tab on the safety improvements at four railroad crossings in east Vancouver — s…

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Body recovered from Willamette River

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Steve Alexander said the body was discovered Wednesday afternoon near the west bank of the river, near…