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Food

Portland chefs named as 2015 James Beard Award finalists

Portland chefs named as 2015 James Beard Award finalistsSeveral Portland restaurants are among the honorees
  • Food
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Business

Starbucks in hot water over 'Race Together' campaign

Starbucks in hot water over 'Race Together' campaignThe initiative was borne of a series of open forums at select Starbucks stores since last December, in which employees of different backgrounds shared their stories about race.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Workers transform Albertsons into new Haggen grocery store

Workers transform Albertsons into new Haggen grocery storeThe first of 20 Oregon grocery stores being converted to the Haggen chain is getting a 40 hour makeover in Lake Oswego.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Willamette Valley

Salem brewer swoops in with Attack Owl IPA

Salem brewer swoops in with Attack Owl IPAVagabond Brewing has created Attack Owl IPA, named after the famous denizens of Bush's Pasture Park.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Travel

Ride-sharing service FlightCar launches at PDX

Ride-sharing service FlightCar launches at PDXFlightCar, a startup from San Francisco, launched at Portland International Airport Tuesday.
  • Travel
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

Company chains doors on 2nd local gym in a month

Company chains doors on 2nd local gym in a monthFor the second time in less than a month, a local gym company padlocked the doors at one of its locations, This time it was Riverplace Sport and Spa.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

Portland to host 16th annual World Indoor Championships

Portland to host 16th annual World Indoor ChampionshipsThe 16th annual World Indoor Championships, featuring the top track and field athletes from across the globe, will be held in Portland next year, the International Association of Athletics Federations announced Monday.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Entertainment

Dairy Queen fans get free cones for 75th anniversary

Dairy Queen fans get free cones for 75th anniversaryDairy Queen is giving away free cones on Monday, in honor of its 75th anniversary.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Southern Oregon

Bloom arrives before bees in Southern Oregon

Bloom arrives before bees in Southern OregonWarm weather has triggered a Rogue Valley fruit tree bloom that has come too early for many bees.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Southern Oregon

Medford cites conflict of interest in casino study

Medford cites conflict of interest in casino studyMedford city leaders opposed to a proposed casino are concerned about a contractor hired by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to conduct the environmental analysis.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Oregon AG official warns Senate committee about IRS scam

Oregon AG official warns Senate committee about IRS scamEllen Klem, director of community outreach and education for the attorney general's office, testified before the Senate Finance Committee that the "IRS imposter" scam topped the list of consumer complaints to the office in 2014.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Features

Should a woman be on the $20 bill?

Should a woman be on the $20 bill?Every single face on common American currency is a man's. If one group gets its way, that will soon change.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks ago
KGW Investigates

Nearly 2 million phone books arrive in metro area

Nearly 2 million phone books arrive in metro areaMany residents say they don't want phone books, but most still have them delivered to their doorsteps. KGW investigates why this still happens and how you can opt out.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Governor Brown signs Oregon low-carbon fuels bill

Governor Brown signs Oregon low-carbon fuels billGov. Kate Brown has signed a controversial climate change bill that was a top priority for former Gov. John Kitzhaber.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

Hood River's Full Sail Brewing sold to Calif. firm

Hood River's Full Sail Brewing sold to Calif. firmAnother iconic Northwest Brewery has sold. Hood River's Full Sail Brewing is no longer employee owned.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

Strippers make case for work improvements to Ore. lawmakers

Strippers make case for work improvements to Ore. lawmakersThe hazards strippers can face at work are plentiful - broken glass, holes in the stage, injuries, staph infections.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Oregon bill could make hospital prices transparent

Oregon bill could make hospital prices transparentIt could be a breakthrough in Oregon health care reform.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Oregon officials bust unlicensed movers; 2 arrested

Oregon officials bust unlicensed movers; 2 arrestedThe Oregon Department of Transporation, law enforcement officials and the Better Business Bureau teamed up to bust unlicensed movers by running a sting out of a vacant home in Southeast Portland.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Features

Mild weather sprouts success for Portland gardeners

Mild weather sprouts success for Portland gardenersOregon's recent mild weather has been a blessing to a lot of gardeners across Oregon. Winter vegetables grew larger and spring seeds are already sprouting.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Gov. Brown proposes major ethics, records access overhaul

Gov. Brown proposes major ethics, records access overhaulNot yet three weeks into office, Gov. Kate Brown has developed a package of legislation she hopes to introduce soon.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Animals

Federal agency bans new commercial fishing for forage fish

Federal agency bans new commercial fishing for forage fishFederal fisheries managers have unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and seabirds depend on for food.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
College

Portland new home for college wood-bat baseball team

Portland new home for college wood-bat baseball teamBaseball is returning to the City of Roses with a new college wood-bat team that will be based in east Portland.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Sweet Cakes discrimination case: 'I was humiliated'

Sweet Cakes discrimination case: 'I was humiliated'A Gresham bakery discriminated against a same-sex couple who wanted to purchase a wedding cake, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Monday.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Features

Extreme couponing tips from an expert

Extreme couponing tips from an expertSaving money is big business these days, says Maryann Collier
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

18K gallons of sewage backs up in downtown Portland apt.

18K gallons of sewage backs up in downtown Portland apt.Residents were dealing with a stinky mess Monday after thousands of gallons of raw sewage flooded the basement at the Whitmarsh Building at Southwest 11th and Park in downtown Portland.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Neighbors upset about proposed propane shipping terminal

Neighbors upset about proposed propane shipping terminalNeighbors in North Portland are upset about a proposed shipping terminal at the Port of Portland.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Technology

Portland firm hailed for teaching high-tech skills

Portland firm hailed for teaching high-tech skillsTreehouse has been named one of 20 best in nation for training
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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