A huge pileup involving 20 to 25 vehicles shut down Interstate 5 Thursday morning near Albany, Feb. 6, 2014. (KOIN 6 News viewer photo)

Snowstorm halts Ore. legislative session

The cancellation will increase pressure on lawmakers as they try to wrap up the legislative session within the 35 days allowed under the sta…

An Alaska Air plane at a gate at PDX, Feb. 6, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Some flights cancelled at PDX

As conditions in the Portland metro area get worse, air travelers need to double check their flights and schedule as cancellations and delay…

Public funding of low-income housing makes building efficiently impossible, say John Murphy, president of Portland Habilitation Center Northwest, and low-income housing builder Rob Justus, here touring their Snowberry Apartments. February 2014. (Portland Tribune/Jaime Valdez)

High cost of ‘affordable’

Housing officials have noted Portland is about 12,000 units shy of low-income housing, and the lack of low-rent living spaces is driving man…