The splash pad at Raymond Park in Southeast Portland. June 5, 2013 (Portland Parks & Recreation)

Warm up on the way, could be hottest yet

A Heat Advisory has been issued for the entire Willamette Valley, SW Washington and the Columbia River Gorge Wednesday morning through Frida…

Colored pencils. (KOIN)

Audit shows arts tax is falling short

The $35-per-person Art Tax is achieving its primary goal of funding art teachers in the public schools. But total collections are falling sh…