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Straight Talk: Rep. Peter DeFazio reflects on 36 years in Congress

DeFazio has endorsed Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle to succeed him in the 4th District and said he's confident she can win. PORTLAND, Ore....

Vancouver boy, dubbed 'Declan the Dinosaur,' leaves lasting legacy after cancer battle

Declan Reagan's love of dinosaurs earned him a personal message from Jurassic World star Chris Pratt. His mom hopes his legacy can help other kids...

Straight Talk: Behavioral health challenges and the homeless crisis

According to Oregon Recovers, the state ranks 47th in the nation when it comes to access to addiction treatment. PORTLAND, Ore. — On what...

Straight Talk: Multnomah County chair says progress is being made on homeless crisis

Chair Deborah Kafoury said the Metro supportive housing services measure passed in May of 2020 means 1,300 families will be housed this year. PORTLAND,...

Straight Talk: Congressman Earl Blumenauer discusses COP26 climate summit in Glasgow

Congressman Earl Blumenauer says he's optimistic the planet can slow global warming. He recently attended the global climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. PORTLAND, Ore...

Sen. Ron Wyden takes on climate change by changing federal tax code

Sen. Wyden authored a bill he calls "the most transformative tax bill with respect to the environment in over a hundred years." PORTLAND, Ore...

Former Beaverton resident and two-time Olympian, Julius Achon, recognized with Olympians For Life award

Julius Achon ran the 1500 meter event in the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. He's one of five Olympians inducted by the World Olympians Association. ...

Oregon's Enchanted Forest opens full-time and ready to celebrate 50th anniversary

Hard work and community support helped the beloved amusement park survive the COVID shutdown, wildfires and a damaging ice storm. TURNER, Ore. — South...

NYT columnist Nicholas Kristof blames many of Portland's problems on a failure of leadership

“I think we have a wonderful city that screwed up to some degree,” Kristof said. YAMHILL, Ore. — Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New...

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