FILE - The Portland City Council considers an ordinance that would amend what has been described as a serious flaw with the school arts tax approved by voters last November. March 27, 2013. (KOIN 6 News staff)

Hales: Leave Arts Tax alone

The council had been discussing possible changes to the voter-approved $35 flat tax because of questions concerning its disproportionate imp…

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Wandering pig reunited with owner

This pot-bellied pig was brought to the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter on Wednesday by Tigard police. Now it has found its way home.

Loren Parham of San Francisco was arrested at the Tigard Toys R Us after he was found hiding in the store, Sept. 5, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Toys R Us evacuated, man found 30 feet up

Police and tactical units surrounded the Toys R Us store in Tigard Thursday afternoon and into the evening — believing a fraud suspect was …

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JV football team’s bus catches fire

A charter bus carrying about 30 members of the Central Catholic JV football team exploded in flames along US-26 near Jefferson around 5 p.m.…

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Wanted man arrested at Hazel Dell camp

Clark County sheriff’s deputies swooped into a Hazel Dell homeless camp Thursday, putting transient campers on notice and even taking one of…

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Salem bus driver: I have 60 kids to find

Eight Salem-area kids were left at the wrong bus stop on the first day of school this week. Now the parents of two of those children — who …