PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Orange cones, chain link fences and a three-month project are upsetting business owners in Portland's Multnomah Village, who blame the construction for a business drop-off.
The city is putting in two storm water facilities along Capitol Highway to help reduce storm runoff when it rains. The project is slated to be completed in mid-July -- during the peak summer business.
Steve Arel, the owner of O'Connor's Restaurant in the neighborhood, is not thrilled.
"Well, (the construction) just slows it down, no parking," he said. But he figures he'll just "ride it out."
The 47-year-old man died after the car he was driving crossed from the north lanes to the south on I-205 and hit a pick-up truck. His wife -- ScanCouver on Twitter, at first unaware of his death -- tweeted alerts on the crash.
The Portland Trailblazers succeeded in their seventh straight home win Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder -- and clinched Portland's No. 1 spot in the Western Conference.
A 13-year-old runaway from Oregon City is considered endangered and may be with a 40-year-old man. The Twitter and Facebook hashtag #FindSamantha is being used to help get word out on this case.
A new indoor location for the Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp is close to being finalized. "Our urging to Right 2 Dream is take this offer," Portland Mayor Charlie Hales told KOIN 6 News Wednesday.