"Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Friday that the superhero movie earned $25.2 million from its Thursday preview screenings. It’s the second biggest for a Marvel Studios film behind "Avengers: Age of Ultron," whichRead More →

The closure will affect about 130 non-seasonal employees. Wochit Buy Photo Nordstrom will close its Salem Center mall location in April, more than 30 years after the department store helped turn downtown Salem into a shopping destination. About 130 employees will be affected. The store, which opened in March 1980,Read More →

PORTLAND, Ore. – A 38-year-old Clackamas man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to calling two airports, in Las Vegas and Texas, making false threats that a family member who was a terrorist was traveling through the airport, all over a family feud, prosecutors said. Sonny Donnie Smith pleaded guiltyRead More →

New tech speeds up construction, thanks to young pioneers making the most of cameras, drones and cheap storage. ———— Zach Hunt thinks the new tech probably comes his way because he’s young and he grew up with it. The 23-year-old project engineer with P&C Construction of Northwest Portland has beenRead More →