FILE - The Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Ore. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Group attacks proposed water rate hike

In their proposed budget, the City of Portland Water Bureau wants to raise water rates. But the group Portlanders for Water Reform said the …

The Rogue River in Jackson County, Oregon (wicki commons)

Ore DEQ: too much mercury in Rogue River

State authorities want to reduce high levels of mercury in resident fish in the Rogue River and other popular whitewater and sport-fishing r…

Pacific University VP Michael Mallery in Washington County court on sex abuse charges, Jan. 22, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PacU veep granted leave after arrest

Michael Mallery, accused of sexually abusing a family member, was granted a leave of absence from his job as Pacific University's Vice Presi…

Meadow Park Middle School in Beaverton, as seen on their website, Jan. 22, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Student suspended over ‘kill list’

A Beaverton middle school student was suspended after sending an online survey to other students that asked which of 17 specific students sh…