Must Reads

Planning experts say central city Portland needs to grow more dense

Portland city planners say that for the central city to continue to thrive, it must grow even more dense.

Taxes increasing in 2013 for 163M workers

163 million workers are expected to get a big tax increase in 2013, regardless of who wins the presidential election.

John Gray dies at 93

Oregon developer and philanthropist John D. Gray died Friday in Portland at 93.

Portland food cart wins PETA honor

A vegan BLT made by Portland's DC Vegetarian food cart was named No. 1 in the nation by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.

ReVolt Technology to file bankruptcy

Portland-based and taxpayer-backed battery technology company ReVolt Technology plans to file bankruptcy.

Halloween means big business for retailers

Halloween has become one of the most important shopping events of the year, boosting everything from high-end department stores to thrift shops.

FedEx expects boost from online holiday shopping

FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13% from a year ago.