Must Reads

Audit finds issues with Oregon housing programs

An audit found significant overlap with 120 state programs that help low-income Oregonians get affordable housing.

Oregon timber sales postponed

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management postponed three Oregon timber sales. It needs more time to consider a federal court decision ordering it to see more timber.

PERS board may lower assumed earnings rate

The Oregon Public Employees Retirement System board is considering reducing its aggressive 8% assumed earnings rate to match lower forecasted returns.

Hillsboro distillery makes resealable whiskey pouches

Hillsboro's Big Bottom Whiskey founder created Calhoun Bros' Adventures Spirits, 200-milliliter resealable whiskey pouches.

Portland firms work on 'CarGoAway' bike

Two Portland companies are teaming up to create a cargo bike called the "CarGoAway" that eliminates the need for a car.

TriMet announces light rail opening date

TriMet announced the opening date for the $1.49 billion Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail line will be Sept. 12, 2015.

New TriMet buses replace older fleet

TriMet's six new buses unveiled this week are the first of 70 diesel buses it will get this year.