Local & Regional

Local 'Forest for the Trees' murals 'Forest for the Trees' murals (Video)
All over Portland this week local and international artists are painting on a large scale. Nineteen public murals are in the works all around town.
Local Giant garden gnome hangs out by apartment complex pool Giant garden gnome hangs out by apartment complex pool (Video)
He's three feet taller than the Trail Blazer's Meyers Leonard, but you don't have to go to the Moda Center to see him. A 10-foot garden gnome has found his home in Southwest Portland, hanging out by the apartment complex pool.
Local Gov. Inslee calls wildfires a 'slow-motion disaster' Gov. Inslee calls wildfires a 'slow-motion disaster' (Photo Gallery)
The massive fires burning in Washington state are a "slow-motion disaster," Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday as he praised crews battling the blazes that have burned an area nearly the size of Rhode Island.