Beaverton students wore purple to honor the 2012 Homecoming Queen, Maddie Lauer, who died. Oct. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Beaverton wears purple for queen

At homecoming this year, the Beaverton students did not don the school colors of black and orange. Instead, the student body wore purple, Ma…

Government shutdown stops timber sales

The U.S. Forest Service is shutting down timber sales on national forests across the country due to the partial shutdown of the federal gove…

FILE - The Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington states. Undated photo. (Bill Cortez/KOIN 6 News)

Next on OR agenda: Columbia River bridge

Proponents of building a new Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River are still pushing for another special session to get that project g…

Bob Dickes of the Oregon Health Co-Op, Oct. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Oregon Health Co-op throws launch party

The live bands and people doing yoga in Pioneer Courthouse Square on Friday were part of a launch party for the Affordable Health Care Act a…

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Oct. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Hales open to alternative R2DToo spot

After a lengthy public hearing about relocating the Right 2 Dream Too camp to a spot under the Broadway Bridge, Mayor Charlie Hales said he’…