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Downtown Portland beach proposed

A Portland man has filed a petition with the Parks Department to establish a beach at the Hawthorne Bowl on Portland's waterfront.

Intel parking garage plans irk neighbors

Intel wants to build the largest parking garage in Hillsboro for its D1X research factory but didn't inform the nearby 160 households.

OSU researchers study threat to coral reefs

Oregon State University Researchers are studying two viruses that are affecting coral reef ecosystems globally.

Portland Smart Park rates up 40%

Downtown Portland Smart Park garage rates raised this month to match city meter rates for the first four hours.

Economic growth slow, Fed chief says

The Federal Reserve is trying to keep the economy on a path toward recovery, said a Fed bank chief in Portland.

Petitioners sue over invalidated marijuana signatures

A lawsuit was filed alleging that Secretary of State Kate Brown improperly invalidated signatures on a proposed ballot measure to legalize marijuana.

Helium shortage affects businesses

Pipeline problems and plant maintenance have slowed production of helium since May, affecting Oregon businesses.