Grant High School teachers walk out with their personal belongings as a strike looms in Portland, Feb. 14, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PPS, teachers’ union keep talking

Portland Public Schools presented the union a new contract proposal Sunday. If no deal is reached by Thursday, teachers will strike.

A mini van was struck by a tree on Hwy. 22 in Marion County. The driver was transported to a local hospital. (Credit: Kevin Henson)

Tree lands on van, driver extricated

A 70-foot tree fell and landed on top of a minivan. The driver was extricated and taken to a hospital. He is expected to survive.

A road near Independence Bridge in Marion County was closed because of high water, Feb. 16, 2014 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

Floods close roads; heavy rain expected

The soaking rains put the Pudding River in Aurora above flood stage Sunday afternoon, and a road near Independence Bridge in Marion County w…