The head of the North/Northeast Business Association, John Washington, Feb. 4, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Leaders debate Trader Joe’s pullout

As the head of the North/Northeast Business Association, John Washington wanted a new Trader Joe’s store for the jobs and the economic devel…

Iris Blessinger is battling the city over a water bill from the house she doesn't live in anymore, Feb. 4, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Couple lost home, gets water/sewer bills

A Portland couple claims the city of Portland is pouring salt in their wounds by continuing to bill them for water at their foreclosed home …

A person donates blood (MGN Online, file)

Blood supply low; drives scheduled

Though the weather did not hamper collection efforts in the Portland metro area, more blood drives are planned around here to help with the …

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews (2) and Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza (1) go for the loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Blazers fall to Wizards in DC

The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try …