A gas station attendant pumps gas in Portland, March 23, 2012 (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Pacific Northwest gas prices jump

In just one week, the average price of a gallon of gas rose 26 cents to $3.92. That’s 34 cents higher than the national average.

FILE - A protestor with a banner interrupts a City Council vote on whether to add fluoride to city water in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Voting low in special election so far

Only 11 percent of Multnomah County voters have mailed in their ballots so far. That’s a surprisingly low return rate, given the highly visi…

Gang violence in SE Portland

Gang violence spikes in SE Portland

In less than 24 hours, police have responded to three drive-by shootings and another shooting — with two teens shot — at a 7-11 store in s…

FILE - Brendan Leipsic, who shared the Western Hockey League scoring title with teammate Nicolas Petan, fires a shot on goal for the Winterhawks. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Winterhawks become 2013 WHL champions

The Portland Winterhawks junior hockey team on Sunday won the 2013 Western Hockey League championship, which means they’ll be bringing home …

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UO tennis-standout drowns at Oregon falls

Alex Rovello jumped 60 feet down into what’s known as the “Blue Pool” at Oregon’s Tamolich Falls Saturday and didn’t resurface. Early Sunday…