The Portland Building, with Portlandia above the door, Dec. 30, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Fixit tag for Portland Building: $175M

The 15-story building cost $25 million when built in 1982. It’s a prominent early example of postmodernism, an architectural movement that f…

Seized elephant tusks are displayed by the Thai Customs Department at their headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Oregon Senate backs ban on ivory sales

The 19-11 vote Tuesday followed strong objections from Republicans, who said the move would render relics worthless and put dealers out of b…