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PSU approves plan for adding armed police force

PSU approves plan for adding armed police forceA controversial plan to add an armed police force at Portland State University was approved nearly unanimously by the PSU Board of Directors.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot program

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot programMany more locally grown fruits and veggies are heading to the school lunch tables across Oregon.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bend

OSU-Cascades request not in Kitzhaber budget

OSU-Cascades request not in Kitzhaber budgetGov. John Kitzhaber's proposed budget does not include long-term funding for Oregon State University's branch campus in Bend.
  • Bend
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Holidays

List of potentially toxic, hazardous toys released

List of potentially toxic, hazardous toys releasedAn Oregon research group released a list of potentially dangerous toys just as the holiday shopping season kicked into high gear.
  • Holidays
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Student from Lake Oswego earns Rhodes scholarship

Student from Lake Oswego earns Rhodes scholarshipThe Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that William J. Rathje of Lake Oswego was among 32 Americans selected for the scholarship.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Life

Portland hospital hosts 'Kangaroo-a-thon' for new parents

Portland hospital hosts 'Kangaroo-a-thon' for new parentsYou are my sunshine, my only sunshine," new mom Donna sings to her four-pound baby daughter Lake.
  • Life
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Linfield College statement on Parker Moore's death

Linfield College statement on Parker Moore's deathLinfield College president Thomas Hellie released a statement on Sunday, about the death of student Parker Moore in a stabbing.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Oregon's homeless student population up to nearly 19,000

Oregon's homeless student population up to nearly 19,000The number of Oregon students who were homeless during the past school year has jumped.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Special Reports

Sex Offenders on Campus: A Balancing Act

Sex Offenders on Campus: A Balancing ActDozens of juvenile sex offenders are in K-12 classrooms throughout Oregon. There are more than 1,100 registered sex offenders on college campuses. KGW investigates where the offenders are and why their identities are kept a secret.
  • Special Reports
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
National News

Fla. parents arrested for letting kids miss school

Fla. parents arrested for letting kids miss schoolPolice in Jacksonville are cracking down on parents who won't send their kids to school, arresting dozens of them, including the parent of a 9-year-old in the first grade who's been held back twice for absences.
  • National News
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Salem

Settlement: $9.7M to rebuild Woodburn High after fire

Settlement: $9.7M to rebuild Woodburn High after fireThe Woodburn School District has reached a settlement with its insurers over millions of dollars in damage from a fire at the high school in 2012.
  • Salem
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

Portland State University considers adding armed police

Portland State University considers adding armed policePortland State University is laying out its plan to create a full-fledged police department, which would include officers with guns.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Swings too dangerous for schools in Washington town

Swings too dangerous for schools in Washington townSwing sets are being removed from the playgrounds at Richland elementary schools because they're too dangerous.
  • Education
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Education

Portland schools punished over black special ed discipline

Portland schools punished over black special ed disciplineThe Oregon Department of Education says the Portland school district disciplines black special education students at a higher-than-acceptable rate.
  • Education
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

Washington cities may replace Columbus Day

Washington cities may replace Columbus DayThe Bellingham City Council will consider an ordinance to celebrate Coast Salish Day instead of Columbus Day.
  • Local
  • 4 months ago
Gresham

Reynolds victim's mom starts foundation for troubled kids

Reynolds victim's mom starts foundation for troubled kidsThe mother of the student killed in the shooting at Reynolds High School last June has started a foundation to help troubled kids.
  • Gresham
  • 4 months ago
Eugene

UO ends community art classes with nude models

UO ends community art classes with nude modelsThe University of Oregon has ended free art sessions for community artists to sketch nude models.
  • Eugene
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Wizard of Oz leads kids into Portland Children's Museum

Wizard of Oz leads kids into Portland Children's MuseumThey're off to see the newly opened Wizard of Oz exhibit at the Portland Children's Museum, "Follow the yellow brick road," a Mom instructs her 3 year old on Monday morning.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Education

Students thriving at Wilsonville autism school

Students thriving at Wilsonville autism schoolA local mom frustrated by the lack of a good school situation for her son with autism decided to open up her own school.
  • Education
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Mayor, police chief discuss tasing of Roosevelt student

Mayor, police chief discuss tasing of Roosevelt studentPortland's police chief and mayor paid a special visit to Roosevelt High School Thursday to talk about why officers tased a 16-year-old student last weekend.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Education

Lincoln HS student gets perfect SAT, ACT scores

Lincoln HS student gets perfect SAT, ACT scoresA Portland 17-year-old raised the academic bar in a way no other student in Oregon ever had. Theodora Mautz achieved perfect scores on both her SAT and ACT exams.
  • Education
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Style

Two NW schools make '25 Most Beautiful Campuses' list

Two NW schools make '25 Most Beautiful Campuses' listA popular online mens magazine released its 25 Most Beautiful Campuses ranking online this week, and two Northwest schools made the list.
  • Style
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Lincoln High's Culinary Arts class a recipe for success

Lincoln High's Culinary Arts class a recipe for successA Culinary Arts class is really catching on at Lincoln High School and its recipe for success includes a big serving of community support.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. school

Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. schoolParents and students in Multnomah County schools have been warned about a student diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, last week.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Five tips to help kids get homework done

Five tips to help kids get homework doneNow that kids are back in school, it can be a daily battle to get them to do their homework.
  • Education
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Oregon Ballot measure would create college aid fund

Oregon Ballot measure would create college aid fundStudents are facing a rising loan burden, and Oregon's state treasurer wants the state to be able to take on debt of its own to help them out.
  • Business
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Vancouver

Some Ore. schools rank high on Top Colleges list

Some Ore. schools rank high on Top Colleges listU.S. News & World Report has released its annual Nation's Best Colleges list and several northwest schools made the top 100.
  • Vancouver
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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