A Portland fire truck, April 27, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

PFB saves money with SUVs

Portland Fire & Rescue says it’s saving money by sending specially equipped SUVs to some aid calls instead of full-size fire trucks.

A barista at Dream Girl Espresso in Forest Grove, Jan. 20, 2014 (Report It: Bob Elkind)

Neighbors, barista owner spar on outfits

It’s not just the coffee that’s hot at Dream Girl Espresso in Forest Grove. Tempers are flaring between some nearby residents and the owner …

Rock Creek Elementary in Beaverton, Jan. 17, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Beaverton school reopens after norovirus

Students were back in class Tuesday after dozens of children went home sick last week with norovirus symptoms. On Friday, more than 100 stud…

Customers line up at Happy Cup Coffee inside Portland City Hall, Jan. 21, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Happy Cup Coffee opens in City Hall

The Happy Cup Coffee Company officially opened for business Tuesday inside City Hall, part of Mayor Charlie Hales’ efforts to make it a more…

Floy Jones and Kent Craford deliver 50,213 signatures in support of the Portland Public water District measure to City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.. They need about 30,000 valid ones for it make the May ballot. (Jonathan House/Portland Tribune)

Portland water district petition filed

(Portland Tribune) — Supporters of an independently elected Portland Public Water District filed 50,213 voter signatures with the City Audit…