In this file photo from March 13, 2003, waves crash past the Yaquina Head lighthouse in Newport, Ore. (AP Photo/File)

Study: Walk faster to survive tsunami

A new study shows that about 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest if they just walk a little faster…

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Seven Exquisite Fabergé Egg Coins

Easter is a magical time of year, bringing to mind chicks, bunnies, and of course, Easter eggs. The Easter eggs that gold collectors drool o…

A craft beer being poured in Portland (KOIN 6 File)

Craft brewers now $1B in state impact

“It’s enormous and it’s growing very rapidly,” said Bart Watson, the chief economist for the brewers association. “In 2014 it grew 18% in pr…

The actual crew of Apollo 13 (upper right) returned to Earth four days after an April 13, 1970 explosion in space. Tom Hanks played Commander Jim Lovell (Movie Clips/NASA)

‘Houston, we have a problem’

On April 13, 1970 — 45 years ago — Apollo 13, four-fifths of the way to the moon, was crippled when a tank containing liquid oxygen burst.

The Governor of Oregon, Kate Brown, bids farewell to members of the 116th Air Control Squadron during a mobilization ceremony at Camp Withycombe, in Clackamas, Ore. April 11, 2015. The 116th ACS, is tasked with a tactical control mission and reporting center, and is part of the 142nd Fighter Wing, Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Ore. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Emily Thompson, 142 Fighter Wing Public Affairs, Oregon Air National Guard.

Oregon troops deploy to SW Asia

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown honored about 90 individuals from the Oregon Air National Guard’s 116th Air Control Squadron who are deploying overse…

Mathew White was cited for DUII after he crashed his pickup truck into a Hillsboro yard Sunday afternoon. April 12, 2015 (Washington Co. Sheriff's Office)

DUII driver crashes into Hillsboro yard

A man driving under the influence crashed through a fence and into the front yard of a Hillsboro residence Sunday afternoon, officials said.