Must Reads

Metro wants to tap tourism fund for HQ hotel

Metro officials are considering redistributing money from a tourism fund to win support for a headquarters hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.

Oregon gives $2M to Portland traffic projects

The Oregon Transportation Commission approved $2 million to fund four Portland-area road projects to boost economic growth.

Oregon investigating massive bumblebee deaths

The State of Oregon is investigating thousands of dead bumblebees found in a parking lot in Wilsonville.

Microsoft celebrates Portland store with Weezer concert

Microsoft's new downtown Portland store opens to the public today, just a block from the long-anticipated Apple location that is currently under construction.

Oregon bridges among best

Oregon's bridges were ranked seventh best in the nation by a new report.

Multnomah County jail gets organic garden

Multnomah County's Inverness Jail launched a pilot project of 12 raised garden beds as part of the Sustainable Jail Project.

Oregon jobless rate falls below 8 percent

Oregon's unemployment rate fell below 8% for the first time since the Great Recession.