A child holds a fireworks sparkler (AP Photo/Joel Page)

Tickets spark Vancouver fireworks debate

A Vancouver city councilor is questioning the merits of a new city ordinance limiting the use of fireworks to the Fourth of July after a pol…

Superintendent for Portland Public Schools Carol Smith Sept. 16, 2013. (KOIN)

PPS superintendent gets $54,000 raise

Portland Public Schools officials announced on Monday that the district’s superintendent, Carole Smith, will now make $247,000 annually.