A tow truck removes an abandoned car on West Burnside Street near Northwest 24th Avenue. State and city crews have been working overtime to remove vehicles that were abandoned by frustrated drivers. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (KOIN 6 News)

Crews scramble to remove abandoned cars

Tow trucks are working overtime to remove cars that have been left by frustrated drivers on highways and steep roads throughout Portland.

Drivers found themselves without traction Thursday afternoon in Beaverton as snow hit the region. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (Portland Tribune/Dan Brood)

Portland wakes up to winter wonderland

Another 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected Friday. All schools are closed, and several major employers — including Nike and Daimler — have…

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, 2013 File)

US waives sanctions on Iran broadcaster

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is temporarily waiving sanctions on Iran’s state broadcaster, a senior Obama administration offic…