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…

Homeless campers set up the 'Right to Dream' site on Burnside in Portland (KOIN 6 News,. file)

Search for a new R2DToo spot: NIMBY

“The neighborhood, they’re not going for it,” one man told KOIN 6 News. “I don’t think it’d be a good idea to bring that much traffic and th…

Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko (47) and Kevin Garnett (2) battle for a rebound against the Blazers' Robin Lopez (42) in Portland, Feb. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

Blazers crush Brooklyn by 44

The Blazers won their fourth straight game despite missing forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The team’s top scorer and rebounder has been out five …