Alex is Wednesday's Child for October 11, 2017 (KOIN)

Wednesday’s Child: Alex

Over the years, hundreds of kids have been featured on Wednesday’s Child — and Alex stands out. He is a fine young man who would love to fi…

An undated photo of a coyote in the Portland metro area (KOIN 6 News)

Rabid coyote bites man on Gervais farm

A coyote that bit a man at a Gervais farm earlier this week is rabid, the Marion County Environmental Health Department confirmed Wednesday.

Salam Noor in an undated photo from the Oregon Department of Education website

Oregon schools chief Salam Noor resigns

Gov. Kate Brown made the announcement Wednesday. She said Colt Gill will serve as acting chief during the search for a permanent replacement…

A close up detail of a Boy Scout uniform worn during a news conference in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new progr…