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SOLVE, Subaru team for 1st-ever Willamette River cleanup

KOIN Community 8/9 11:00A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- For the better part of 50 years, SOLVE has been at the forefront of cleaning up Oregon, organizing volunteers to help keep the state beautiful. Now SOLVE is calling all boaters, kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and other...

Five Things for Monday: Oregon in the movies and companies on the move

Portland Business Journal 8/8 5:25A Christopher Bjorke
Good morning. Hope your Monday morning is off to a smooth start. Here are today's Five Things. A big Portland employer is heading out to the suburbs. JE Dunn says it has outgrown its Pearl District digs — thanks to 50% employee growth in past few...

Five Things for Thursday, including hot hardware and Pearl pastries

Portland Business Journal 7/21 4:29A Christopher Bjorke
Good morning. Here are some Five Things for Thursday. Portland's serial restaurant founder Micah Camden has new concept opening in the Pearl District. The force behind Little Big Burger, Blue Star Donuts, Baes Chicken and more now wants to...

Portland Pride, a KOIN 6 Special

KOIN Community 6/28 3:30P Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Pride has been on full display in Portland throughout the month of June. Join 'Everyday Northwest' host Ashley Howard for a 30-minute special with highlights from the 2022 Pride Parade in Portland. The special airs at 7...

Union Gospel Mission to break ground on new facility

KOIN Community 6/22 5:00A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Ground will be broken Wednesday afternoon for the Union Gospel Mission's new home for women and children. The $17.8 million project, slated to open in 2023, will allow the Union Gospel Mission to double their capacity in...

Nexstar cares: KOIN, SOLVE team up for Portland

KOIN Community 6/17 6:49A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — KOIN 6 staff and employees join together with SOLVE on Friday to cleanup downtown Portland, the waterfront and the surrounding neighborhood. The downtown cleanup event is part of Nexstar Nation’s Founder’s Day of Caring...

'Bee City U.S.A.' designation brings Tualatin community together

KOIN Community 6/16 2:48P Elizabeth Dinh
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- In 45 states, there are cities and school campuses that are part of what's called Bee City USA. We have a few of them here in our area, including Tualatin. Tualatin City Councilor Bridget Brooks -- affectionately called...

How Meals on Wheels People are working with Blues Fest

KOIN Community 6/15 8:01A Emily Burris
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- As the countdown continues to the 35th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival, we're focusing on one of the organizations benefitting from the event - Meals on Wheels People. The organization works to feed thousands of...

Meals on Wheels delivers more than food to Portland seniors

KOIN Community 6/15 3:00A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- For more than 6 years, Dave Groom has been loading up his car with nutritious meals. These days it's once a week to visit his regulars receiving Meals On Wheels. Meal delivery...

Day of Giving: Helping Hands Reentry Outreach Centers

KOIN Community 6/15 1:30A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- All day Wednesday, KOIN 6 News is partnering with Helping Hands for a special day of giving. Helping Hands Reentry Outreach Centers is the organization that runs 11 shelters...

Father's Day Gift Guides for Last-Minute Shoppers

Pearl District BubbleLife iReporter 6/8 3:34P Bubble Life
Father's day is just around the corner. On Sunday, June 19th to be exact. Not to worry, we've taken the guesswork out and polled our dads, stepdads, grandpas, and father figures for their favorite...

Pandemic helped Meals on Wheels evolve to do more

KOIN Community 6/1 6:00A Tim Steele
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Because of the pandemic, Meals on Wheels makes less frequent meal deliveries but they include more food. Suzanne Washington, the executive director of Meals on Wheels People....

Watch: Boys & Girls Club of Portland Day of Giving special

KOIN Community 5/25 8:16A Kaitlin Flanigan
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Portland's CW and KOIN 6 is highlighting the incredible work done by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Portland Metropolitan Area. On Wednesday, May 25, watch KOIN 6 at 7 p.m. and Portland's CW (KRCW) at 7:30 p.m. for a...
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