Latest Oregonian Stories

2008-06-17 15:00:19

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun.

2008-06-17 12:00:41

By Helen Jung, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 15--These days "fill 'er up" is increasingly followed by "lock 'er down." With regular gasoline in Oregon averaging $4.18 a gallon, motorists are snatching up locking gas caps to keep thieves out of their tanks.

2008-06-17 12:00:27

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 15--ARLINGTON -- The 40 or so steel pilings poking from the Columbia River were supposed to be a bridge to the future for eastern Oregon's Gilliam County and this river port town. They are footings for a $3 million barge dock.

2008-05-09 12:00:35

By Bill Graves, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. May 8--Stephen Lam, the son of immigrants from China, took the most challenging courses at David Douglas High, studied five hours a day, earned straight A's.

2008-04-11 12:00:43

By Lisa Grace Lednicer, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Apr. 10--Seven of the 10 schools with the worst graduation rates in the metro area are in the Portland School District, and all seven have split into smaller settings to attack chronic dropout and achievement problems.

2007-10-04 18:00:20

By Larry Bingham, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Oct. 4--All the Oregon State Police know about the crime, so far, is this: The missing were last seen swimming in knee-deep water Friday afternoon. Sunday morning, the pond was empty.

2007-07-05 18:11:41

By Rick Bella, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 5--First they swore me to secrecy, making me promise I'd never reveal the "undisclosed locations" they took me to. But it was well worth it.

2007-03-29 12:00:28

By Ryan Frank, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Mar. 29--So how much would you pay to live near Portland's new aerial tram? Three of the tram's neighbors opened their mail this month to find a bill from the city of Portland for the new silver people-mover and said: Not that much.

2006-12-14 15:00:31

By Richard Read, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Dec. 14--Portland architect Nathan Corser flew to Vietnam two years ago, expecting to meet fellow designers and plan an eco-friendly Nike shoe factory.

2006-12-08 12:00:27

By Luciana Lopez, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Dec. 8--Forgive Eric Isaacson if he indulges in a bit of the bubbly at work today.

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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").