Category Archives: KOIN

Buried history: What Oregon’s 1,500+ pioneer cemeteries can teach us

Additional historic cemeteries are still being registered with the state. Some stand prominently in cities. Others are tucked away behind peoples’ homes, barely visible. A few require a hike to reach the gates. But all of Oregon’s historic cemeteries can teach us about the state’s past, according to Kuri Gill with Oregon Heritage, a division […]
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Q&A: What would USMCA trade deal mean for Oregon?

The full U.S. Senate could soon vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Trump administration’s new version of NAFTA. The House of Representatives passed the trade deal with a 385 to 41 vote count in December, and the Senate Finance Committee advanced the bill last week. Source: Q&A: What would USMCA trade deal mean for Oregon? […]
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Mobilization ceremony held for 400 National Guard soldiers

A mobilization ceremony was held Saturday to honor approximately 400 soldiers from the Oregon National Guard before they deploy to Kosovo. The mobilization ceremony is for Task Force Jungleer, which consists of soldiers from the 41st Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Company, with elements of the 2nd Battalion, the 162nd Infantry Battalion and the 41st Infantry […]
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Oregon bars drain CBD brews before state crackdown

Ban on CBD in alcoholic beverages takes effect Jan. 1, 2020 Oregon is well known for its beer and cannabis, but starting Wednesday businesses will have to keep the two separate. Now, local breweries and bars are working to get rid of their CBD-infused booze before the deadline. Source: Oregon bars drain CBD brews before […]
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PPB name, phone number used in statewide scam

Both victims work in the real estate industry. An ongoing phone scam in Oregon seems to be targeting real estate agents under the guise of being law enforcement, said Portland Police. Source: PPB name, phone number used in statewide scam |

No rain November? Monitoring possible Oregon drought conditions

So far, there’s been no rain for the month of November, and we may have a hard time getting to our monthly average. Improvements are the name of the game when it comes to chipping away at our drought conditions, and that is what we did the last two months; however, it may have been […]
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Kids could lose free school lunches under SNAP changes

A newly-proposed government rule could eliminate automatic eligibility for tens of thousands of kids in Oregon and Washington who qualify for free or reduced-price school lunches. Source: Kids could lose free school lunches under SNAP changes |

Oregon GOP senator accuses Dems of hostile work environment

An investigation into formal complaints submitted by a Republican lawmaker in the Oregon Senate against multiple Democratic lawmakers has found no basis for allegations of a hostile work environment in the wake of another Republican lawmaker making threats against state troopers. Source: Oregon GOP senator accuses Dems of hostile work environment

‘Racial taunts’ prompt new, required announcement before games

Students, coaches and spectators will hear a new message before high school sporting events this year in Oregon. The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has ad… Source: ‘Racial taunts’ prompt new, required announcement before games |

KOIN posts special report on Francke killing

Channel 6 News uses website for interactive, multu-media presentation on the lingering questions surrounding the murder of the Oregon corrections department director. KOIN 6 News has posted in an-depth, interactive, multi-media special report on the unanswered questions surrounding the 30-year-old murder of Oregon Department of Corrections Director Michael Francke on its website. Source: Pamplin Media […]
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