Instructor Tammy Maddalena, left, works with Jennifer Mimms as she and others work to process applications for Cover Oregon, the states' health exchange program, in Keizer, Ore. Nov. 18, 2013 (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Oracle pulls 100 workers off Cover Oregon

Oracle is pulling nearly two-thirds of its software developers from Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange project, even though key fea…

MUshroomsoup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

If you would like this to be a gluten free soup, use ½ cup cornstarch stirred into ½ cup cold water.

FILE - A cougar at the Philadelphia Zoo. October 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)

11-year-old Wash. girl kills cougar

The girl shot a cougar that was following her 14-year-old brother to their home. It was the third cougar killed in a week outside the town o…

Bill Ryan, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services chief engineer, stands over a bioswale on a footbridge made from leftover pipe from the bureaus Big Pipe project that limited sewage discharges into the Willamette River. February 2014. (Portland Tribune/Jaime Valdez)

Green streets: Function or frill?

Portland was the early poster child for green street infrastructure around the country. Are its bioswales and related Green Streets projects…