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Wydens Calls For New Focus On Wildfire Prevention 27 Aug 2013 | 07:41 am
Senator Ron Wyden says the federal government's wildfire prevention policy isn't working and needs to be fixed. The Senator's remarks came during a visit to a forest restoration project outside of Be...
Over Staffed? Perhaps You Could Just Loan Out A Few Employees 27 Aug 2013 | 04:00 am
If you’re having trouble making ends meet, there’s no shortage of creative ways to earn some extra cash these days. You can rent out an extra room in your house on Airbnb or lend your car on Get-Arou...
Portland Fire Dept. Blames Budget Cuts For Move To 'Quints' 27 Aug 2013 | 02:15 am
Portland Fire and Rescue is replacing two fire-fighting vehicles with one larger vehicle -- at two of its stations. The changes come as a result of budget cuts.
The First Time Around: Velodrome Cycling For Beginners 27 Aug 2013 | 01:45 am
You, too, can ride the harrowing 43-degree curves in the Alpenrose Velodrome. All you need is $10 and a helmet. Watch our video to see what happens as novice riders take a track development class.
Oregon Lens 2013 Filmmaker Profile: Daniel Fickle 26 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm
With at least 35 filmmaking awards already under his belt, and many more music videos and films planned, Daniel Fickle is just getting started. His music video A House A Home is featured in the 2013 O...
VA Secretary To Attend Celebration Of Japanese-American Veterans 24 Aug 2013 | 05:51 am
Saturday the accomplishments of Japanese-American veterans will be celebrated at the Oregon Historical Society.
Wyden, Blumenauer Address Security And Privacy Concerns 24 Aug 2013 | 05:39 am
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and Congressmen Earl Blumenauer addressed members of the Portland City Club Friday in a special forum on surveillance and privacy.
Thorns Will Make First Playoff Debut, Timbers Face The Sounders 24 Aug 2013 | 03:46 am
Portland’s professional soccer teams are playing this weekend. The Thorns are in the Midwest for their first-ever playoff game on Saturday; and the Timbers are heading north to faceoff against Seattle...
Crews Make Progress On Wildfire Near The Dalles 24 Aug 2013 | 02:02 am
Fire managers in The Dalles say two of the three fires that make up the Government Flats Complex are now fully contained, but the largest fire still threatens hundreds of homes.
VA Secretary Promises To Clear Disability Backlog By 2015 24 Aug 2013 | 01:44 am
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs was in Portland Friday to highlight the agency's efforts to reduce a large backlog in processing the disability claims of soldiers.