Latest Oregonian Stories

2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Shelby Wood, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Aug. 1--Portlanders love doing it themselves. The DIY route often is cheaper, more original and less toxic: think backyard gardens, local microbrews and handmade crafts at Saturday Market.

2008-08-01 15:00:14

By Eric Mortenson, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Aug. 1--It's been a long time coming -- 30 million to 50 million years, by one way of looking at it.

2008-07-29 15:00:54

By Laura Gunderson, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 29--Summer's when most shoppers cruise the meat counter looking for ribs, ground beef and chicken to grill. But this year, roasts are enjoying their time in the sun.

2008-07-29 15:00:42

By Dana Tims, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Dana Tims, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 28--A city of Lake Oswego plan to dump tons of Oswego Lake sediment on a site near Luscher Farm Park, the jewel of Lake Oswego's open spaces, has some residents surprised and concerned about its environmental impact.

2008-07-28 12:00:57

By Kimberly Melton, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 26--A s high school graduation approached, Emily Flock of Portland didn't know how to explain to her parents that she was burned out, wrung out, tired of classroom walls and college-level coursework.

2008-07-25 18:00:57

By Bill Graves, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 25--Oregon's college savings board agreed Thursday to explore adding a socially responsible investment option to the three savings plans that the state already sponsors.

2008-07-24 18:00:54

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 24--SALEM -- Your daily routine -- switching on a light, cooking a meal, driving down the street -- would generate less greenhouse gases under a first-of-its-kind regional strategy to curb global warming unveiled Wednesday at the Capitol.

2008-07-24 18:00:35

By Scott Learn, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.

2008-07-23 15:01:19

A victim of a convicted serial rapist never wants to see him released from prison, she told the Portland Oregonian while recounting her experience. Renee M. Smith was 17 in 1980 when Richard Gillmore allegedly broke into her home and made her his fourth victim.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.