Knight had said a year ago that he planned to step down, but the day had not publicly been set in stone.
Once again, the city has met an annual goal to preserve or repair at least 100 miles of streets, hitting 103 for the third year in a row. But also once again, most of that work involved light maintenance to streets already in generally good condition.
Chris Maples, Oregon Tech's president for the past eight years, is leaving his post. Maples reflects on his time as president and Oregon's huge challenges.
Several of the defendants arrested produced and then published on
YouTube a music video depicting violence with firearms and daring drug deals to increase their reputations as drug traffickers, according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday.
The ramp is closed each year for safety, due to the volume of pedestrians around that area. Drivers who need to access the bridge can take the ramp from Southwest Madison Street.
Tyson Haworth, an owner of Oregon's Finest, stuffed his tax payment, about $70,000, into a duffle bag and drove south on Interstate 5 with Merkley in the passenger's seat.
Portland's elected watchdog has a blog, and she recently unleashed on the mayor.
Wilson, 33, had been in OHSU Hospital since the June 22 shooting in the 4900 block of Southwest Humphrey Boulevard. He was treated for a gunshot wound in his abdomen and released back into custody Wednesday afternoon, Capt.
The shooting is one of two Portland police are investigating Wednesday night.
Authorities say 80-year-old Donna McQueen was shot accidentally by 21-year-old Noelle St. John on June 24. She wasn't discovered until the next morning. St. John is now accused of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.
The government is investigating the design and performance of Tesla's system.
A half century since he co-founded the company that would become one of the world's most famous brands, Phil Knight has retired as chairman of Nike's board. He will be replaced as chairman by Mark Parker, Nike's current chief executive...
Thursday's low marine layer might bring a few sprinkles to the Portland area (and most certainly will to the coast) and keeps us cool for the morning hours.
The 35-year-old man from St. Helens, Oregon, Jacob Scott Jones, 35, is being honored for disarming a gunman who wounded a neighbor and threatened others with a gun in March 2015.
More than 1.4 million people in the United States identify as transgender, according to data analyzed by the Williams Institute at UCLA.
Portland's mayor elect has offered varying answers this week.
If you've been to Disneyland or the Oregon Country "hippie" fair, you'll swear you've seen this cottage and its giant tree house before. But the storybook residence, at 3395 SE Hidden Valley Way in Olalla, Washington, is truly one of a kind.
Family told detectives that Todd Marjama Jr. threatened his wife and children about two weeks before fatally showing her.
The shooting is one of two police are investigating Wednesday night in Portland.
Joseph Walsh, 74, Robert Lee West, 51, Mary Rose Eng, 38, and David Kif Davis, 46, started yelling during the meeting, Portland Police Bureau Sgt. Pete Simpson said via email Wednesday afternoon.
The judge's decision followed a vote in May, when an overwhelming majority of Damascus residents said they wanted to dissolve their municipality.
Is this a case of the rich and powerful wanting to have parking and traffic restricted on a public street?
Without the city's formal support, it's likely the plan would be shelved.
Joint Base Andrews tweeted Thursday that firsts responders are on the scene to secure the base, which is on lockdown due to a report of an active gunman.
The four-lane, 2.5-mile Sunrise Expressway extends the Milwaukie Expressway east to connect to Clackamas Highway.
A defense attorney for former Gresham wrestling coach Wyatt Deremer said his client is trying to turn his life around after being convicted of sexually touching four boys.
Brandt W. Hatch, 18, tried to swim across the river with two other friends at Milo McIver Park on June 29, but didn't make it to the other side, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
Justices, overturning a lower court, say the defendant owes Macy the wholesale, not retail, value of the 15 stolen jeans that were shoplifted from a Portland store.
Winning numbers for the June 29 Powerball, Megabucks, Lucky Lines and Win for Life jackpots have been drawn.
While some think Portland is moving too slow as it becomes the first city in the country to mandate such a policy, others worry the city is going too fast - plunging ahead before enough workers are trained for the piece-by-piece work.