Thanksgiving weather forecast: In Portland, expect rain and a high in the 50s

All those amateur Turkey Bowl football players can expect rain and perhaps some refreshingly muddy fields, but also slightly warmer temperatures, with highs in the mid-50s. The rain is expected to stick around on Friday, too. Temperatures are expected to dip into the mid 40s on Saturday. Getting out of town for Thanksgiving and the […]

Lake Oswego murder trial: Listen to Adrien Wallace’s calm, cold-blooded confession on 911 call (audio)

A 911 tape released Tuesday records Adrien Wallace calmly confessing, in graphic and vulgar terms, to gunning down his mother and nephew outside his Lake Oswego-area home in June 2012. “I just shot my mother. … I committed a double homicide,” Wallace tells the dispatcher. “I’m smoking a cigarette in the garage, my last cigarette, […]

Joseph Rose: Are Portland’s evening drivers ‘cheating’ on I-84 ramp? Or did ODOT just mess up?

Q: At the end of the long ramp from the Morrison Bridge to eastbound Interstate 84, there are two lights that meter traffic onto the freeway. One on the right. And one on the left. But there’s only one lane leading up to the signals. I’ve always thought that we were expected to wait single file until we […]

Young runners flock to Hillsboro’s 19th annual Turkey Trot (photos)

A few pre-kindergarteners fell, trampled in the starting line rush for their 200-meter dash. One girl, in a pink tutu a few shades lighter than her sneakers, went down with flair and a hint of drama. But she got back up and finished the race. Several hundred youth in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade participated in the 19th annual Turkey […]

Joseph Rose: Are Portland’s evening drivers ‘cheating’ on I-84 ramp? Or did ODOT just mess up?

Q: At the end of the long ramp from the Morrison Bridge to eastbound Interstate 84, there are two lights that meter traffic onto the freeway. One on the right. And one on the left. But there’s only one lane leading up to the signals. I’ve always thought that we were expected to wait single file until we […]

Joseph Rose: Are Portland’s evening drivers ‘cheating’ on I-84 ramp? Or did ODOT just mess up?

Q: At the end of the long ramp from the Morrison Bridge to eastbound Interstate 84, there are two lights that meter traffic onto the freeway. One on the right. And one on the left. But there’s only one lane leading up to the signals. I’ve always thought that we were expected to wait single file until we […]

Vancouver Benjamin Moore shooting: Manager killed by employee was ‘respectful of everybody’

Ryan Momeny’s YouTube page tells the story of a man savoring life. The videos show him jet-skiing, riding the impressive waterslides at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound and fishing on the Columbia River near Clatskanie. He was also a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan who professed a love for Skittles. On the morning after […]

Vancouver Benjamin Moore shooting: Manager killed by employee was ‘respectful of everybody’

Ryan Momeny’s YouTube page tells the story of a man savoring life. The videos show him jet-skiing, riding the impressive waterslides at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound and fishing on the Columbia River near Clatskanie. He was also a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan who professed a love for Skittles. On the morning after […]

Vancouver Benjamin Moore shooting: Manager killed by employee was ‘respectful of everybody’

Ryan Momeny’s YouTube page tells the story of a man savoring life. The videos show him jet-skiing, riding the impressive waterslides at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound and fishing on the Columbia River near Clatskanie. He was also a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan who professed a love for Skittles. On the morning after […]

Vancouver Benjamin Moore shooting: Manager killed by employee was ‘respectful of everybody’

Ryan Momeny’s YouTube page tells the story of a man savoring life. The videos show him jet-skiing, riding the impressive waterslides at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound and fishing on the Columbia River near Clatskanie. He was also a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan who professed a love for Skittles. On the morning after […]