Must Reads

Eugene chosen to hold Olympic track trials again

Eugene was chosen to host the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials for the third time in a row, in 2016.

Incomes not keeping up with rebounding home prices

Portland homebuyers may be paying smaller monthly payments than in the past, but they're buying higher cost homes relative to their income.

Northwest companies sign 'climate declaration'

The Portland Trail Blazers, Nike, Intel and Adidas are among 33 companies signing a "climate declaration" that urges policymakers to take action on global warming.

Portland approves apartment parking requirement

The Portland City Council approved minimum parking requirements for large apartment buildings.

Audit shows problems with Oregon's universities

The Oregon University System lacks financial tracking and reporting, a new audit shows.

Oregon Senate passes mascot bill

The Oregon Senate passed a bill that would loosen a mascot policy to let schools keep Native American mascots if local tribes approve of them.

Portland launches brownfield loan program

Portland has $1 million for its Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund to help clean up contaminated sites.