A neighbor's complaint about this rooster brought Hillsboro police to a Northeast residence. Its days are numbered because the city only allows people to keep chickens. Undated photo. (Chase Allgood/Portland Tribune)

Rooster told to get out of town

Hillsboro Police Code Enforcement Officer Kelly McBroom has a few words for all you urban poultry farmers: Chickens, yes. Roosters, no.

Michelle Delepine, a conservation technician with the West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District makes use of a kayak a to survey the levels of Sauvie Island's Sturgeon lake. Undated photo. (Portland Tribune)

New life for choked lake

For decades, Sauvie Island’s Sturgeon Lake has been filling with sediment due to the congested creek that feeds it.