Travelers at PDX, May 8, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Laser beam hits SkyWest flight from PDX

A SkyWest flight leaving Portland was illuminated by a laser as it left the area Monday night. And it wasn’t alone. A passenger on another g…

FILE - A sign stands outside an existing home on the market near the University of Oregon in Eugene, Or., on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Ore. home prices surge

Prices rose 15.5 percent compared to a year ago. It was the 5th biggest increase in the nation.