Budget battle, government shutdown

Portlanders to protest gov’t shutdown

It’s official: the United States federal government is partially shut down for the first time in 17 years. But many federally paid local wor…

Cover Oregon is a federally funded online health insurance marketplace, Sept. 20, 2013. (Cover Oregon photo)

‘Cover Oregon’ not quite ready

The 600,000 or so Oregonians currently without health insurance were expected to begin signing up for guaranteed-acceptance insurance option…

Union members wore "PERS No More Cuts" buttons at a special session of the Oregon legislature, Sept. 30, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

PERS, taxes stall Ore. special session

Many state workers feel frustrated with the plan to make cuts to the Public Employee Retirement System to help fund education, seniors and m…

Oregon City High School football player Matt Oades, Sept. 26, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Athlete of the Week: Matt Oades

Two of the Oregon City team leaders are quarterback Jonathan Hall and wide receiver Matt Oades. They are best friends and can make each othe…

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews signs one of approximately 350 basketballs during the Trail Blazers NBA basketball media day in Portland, Ore., Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Blazers ready for training camp

Portland tumbled down the stretch last season with a 13-game slide. It opens training camp with a revamped roster that includes some much ne…