More News: Teens can register for Multnomah County Sheriff's Office police academy.

FILE PHOTO - School buses in Portland.The Reynolds School District received at $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help pay for 10 new more environmentally-friendly propane buses.

The district has already replaced 40 diesel buses with propane buses. The grant will bring its total to 50 propane buses out of 115 in the fleet.

The money, in the form of rebates, comes from EPA's Diesel Emissions Education Act program.

Teens can register for police academy

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is offering a free look at what it's like to be in law enforcement. The academy is six Saturday mornings and two Tuesday evenings for teens 14 to 17 years old who live in Multnomah County. Classes begin 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3. Saturday classes are 8 a.m. to noon.

Space is limited. Registration and an a school recommendation must be submitted the teen's recommendation form by Monday, March 19, at 5 p.m. For more information contact Deputy Rafael Cortada at 503-793-7314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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