The doctor's wife and two other children barely escaped the blaze and the house was still smoldering Thursday when firefighters shored up walls so they could look for bodies, Gig Harbor fire department spokesman Eric Waters said.
More than 25 people attended the Dec. 5 meeting, led by co-chair Constance Kosuda. The bulk of the meeting was dedicated to concerns of Aloha residents.
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Local homeless advocacy group Human Solutions on Thursday announced it would open an emergency overflow shelter at the Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan St.
We know the location, but we don't know much more than that when it comes to Right 2 Dream Too's proposed new home in Old Town.
The Crescent Grove Cemetery Association argues that its land near Southwest Roy Rogers and Scholls Ferry roads is worth $10.9 million whereas the school district's appraiser says it's closer to $1.8 million.
The lawsuits claims a pharmacy employee gave Jawdat Mohammad medication that was intended for someone with a similarly spelled last name.
Kim Kapp, spokeswoman for Vancouver police, said Thursday afternoon that authorities had arrested Michael Grant Fuller, 33, and charged him in connection with the kidnapping of 5-month-old Jaxon Smith on Wednesday.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., was attacked this week by Republican Monica Wehby on health care and by Rep. Jason Conger, R-Bend, on timber policy. Both are running for his seat.
The $716,000 project was largely funded by THPRD’s $100 million bond measure, passed by voters in 2008.
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Miguel Cervantes, the Mexican farm-worker-turned-college-student fired from his job at Pacific University, has regained his free tuition and student status there.
Deputy District Attorney Laura Maurer said she was concerned the defendant, Zayed Ahmed Al Raisi, would flee the country and return to his home in Dubai next week, according to court records.
Authorities say they believe 14-year-old Elizabeth Romero is traveling with Edwardo Flores Rosales who may be taking her to Mexico.
But given the chance of snow heading into the weekend and the potential for sleet next week, service providers are not out of the woods yet.
The time-lapse photography was made in Westmoreland and near Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge in SE Portland. The audio was from Oaks Bottom, where birds still chirp in December, and the sounds of ice under-foot and atop the fallen leaves complete a video for those who have heard it all.
Dozens of new parking meters at Portland's Washington Park are ready for use starting early next year, Bureau of Parks & Recreation officials said Thursday.
Yosuke Onishi was last seen November 27 at a store in Cougar, Wash. after hitching a ride there from Portland with a woman he met at a youth hostel.
Statistics from the Office of Economic Analysis show that deaths outpace births in 13 rural Oregon counties, indicating that those areas will struggle to maintain a healthy number of young, working-age households in the future.
Police believe that George Burwick, 76, had stopped his car, got out, tripped and hit his head. By the time police found him, he had been outdoors for several hours, police said.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says Oregon's Dungeness crabs are ready to eat in time for holiday feasting and fishing can begin Dec. 16.
Thomas Brandt, 48, was spotted walking along Oregon 58 around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
The Oregon Legislature’s lawyers think the state erred when it allowed insurers to extend health plans set to expire this year under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Stan Evans, 60, of Beaverton, and several people he allows to stay with him are on the brink of eviction after city code enforcement officials discovered nonexistent electricity and water services in his home in November.
Wayne Oliver Whitbeck served on the advisory board for seven years, stepping down about a year before he died in March 2012 at age 90.
The University of Oregon Index of Economic Indicators declined by nearly a percentage point after months of sluggish growth this summer, according to a report out Thursday.
Shelters remain open for a third night as temperatures drop to levels dangerously low for people vulnerable to the cold.
A year after the Clackamas Town Center shootings, Meli no longer works as a security guard for Oregon Patrol Service.
"It's going to be how we create connections between our tech and creative industries."
On Nov. 27, a truck driver transporting a 1969 Chieftain Battletank found that he was unable to climb the steep grade of U.S. 101 near Gold Beach. So he unloaded the tank, which was the United Kingdom’s main tank back in the 1960s, at the Myers Creek Wayside.