Superintendent for Portland Public Schools Carol Smith Sept. 16, 2013. (KOIN)

PPS wants mediation in contract talks

After five months of negotiations, the Portland Public Schools asked for mediation to help reach a deal with the Portland Association of Tea…

FILE - An artist's rendering of the proposed Hyatt Hotel near the Convention Center in Northeast Portland. (Morteson Development)

Hotel plan heads to Portland City Council

The council will consider a resolution authorizing Mayor Charlie Hales to sign an agreement with Metro to construct of a 600-room hotel adja…

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Man arrested in UO bomb scare

The man was allegedly walking around campus with his finger on the button of a device with a wire up his sleeve.