Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Woman with local ties wins comedy Emmy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her second straight Emmy as best comedy actress for her role as vice president of the United States in the series “V…

Five people were killed in a house fire at 1220 SE Court Place in Pendleton on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Two more were injured. (Tim Trainor/East Oregonian)

5 die in Pendleton house fire

Five people, including three children, died in this Pendleton house fire Sunday. The city of Pendleton reports that agents from the Bureau o…

This photo taken Sunday April 7, 2013 and provided by the Del Norte Triplicate shows a 20-foot fishing boat that washed up in Crescent City, Calif. The boat is believed to be the first piece of debris to land on California shores from the 2011 tsunami in Japan. After local law enforcement towed the vessel off the beach, a team from Humboldt State University's Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group, an interagency group that works to reduce earthquake and tsunami hazards, came to Crescent City to record the Japanese writing on the side of the boat. (AP Photo/Del Norte Triplicate, Bryant Anderson)

Confirmed tsunami debris tally: 35 or so

Two-and-a-half years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan, suspected debris from the disaster continues to quietly wash…

Nike co-founder Phil Knight, Jan. 13, 2011 (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Nike’s Knight gives $500M for cancer

Nike co-founder Phil Knight has pledged $500 million to Oregon Health and Science University in the form of a challenge he hopes will launch…