Dr. Louis Picker of the OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Sept. 12, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

OHSU AIDS vaccine is leap toward cure

A vaccine developed by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University may be a leap forward toward finding a cure for AIDS.

David Holm, the P.E./math/wellness teacher at ACCESS Alternative School in Portland, Ore., helps student Gabriel Shepard with a math assignment. Undated 2013 photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Ore. test results called a disappointment

The results of Oregon’s standardized tests tumbled this year, and were down markedly in high school writing. State leaders blamed the perfor…

Chief Umtuch Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (Douglas Key/KOIN 6 News)

Battle Ground students return to class

Six schools were shut down Wednesday following several written threats directed at Chief Umtuch Middle School. A 13-year-old student was lat…

Trent Fallica of the City of Boulder Traffic Signal Department, checks on an electrical box next to a raging creek during the flood in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken)

3 dead in Colo. flash floods

Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides, cutting off towns and forcing the University…

A high school student in class (File photo)

Wash. charter school plan kicks off

On Wednesday in Yakima, the board unanimously approved the Spokane School District’s bid to become the state’s first charter school authoriz…

9-3-13-mosquito marsh

Ag concerns alter mosquito spraying

Complaints from cranberry growers concerned about pesticides tainting their crops have prompted Coos County commissioners to change their pl…