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. school enrollment hits all-time high

A report found that over the last 10 years, there has been an increase in the number of students in poverty and the number of those with dis…

A semi-truck tipped onto its side on Interstate 5 south in Wilsonville, Ore. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. (KOIN 6 News/Bill Cortez)

Driver chokes on coffee, hits inmate crew

truck driver who apparently choked on coffee lost control of his semi on I-5 and flipped into a ditch, injuring two women from an inmate cre…

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PPS hotline message causes confusion

Parents who called the Portland Public Schools hotline early Tuesday morning where erroneously informed that all schools were closed.

Daisy, a Yorkshire terrier, went missing after her Tualatin, Ore., owner was killed in an Interstate 5 pileup near Ridgefield, Wash., on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (East Padden Animal Hospital/Facebook)

Dog missing after fatal I-5 pileup

Matthew Scott of Tualatin died in the 28-vehicle crash near Ridgefield last week. His Yorkshire terrier is still missing.