PeaceHealth to cut 500 jobs

Most of the cuts will occur in Southwest Washington. They will come in the form of layoffs, unfilled positions and reduced employee hours.

Photos: ‘I Have a Dream’ at 50

On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King addressed 200,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial in what came to be known as the “I Have a Dream” s…

Marking 50 years since 'I Have a Dream'

Standing at ground zero on the civil rights movement’s battlefield of justice, President Obama challenged new generations to seize the cause…

Homeless campers set up the 'Right to Dream' site on Burnside in Portland (KOIN 6 News,. file)

Right 2 Dream Too camp may be moved

City officials confirmed negotiations are underway that could move the Right 2 Dream Too camp from its current spot at NW 4th and Burnside t…

The Oregon State Penitentiary, June 5, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Gary Kahne)

Suit awards $100K to dead inmate’s mom

Deborah Gifford filed suit in 2011, alleging that prison officials were negligent in their treatment of her autistic son — failing to stop …

Bomb threat disrupts Wash. ferry service

Washington State Ferries announced service was resuming Tuesday with an 8:30 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and a 9:15 p.m. sailing from Co…

Want your mortgage paid for a year?

A new Oregon state program to help struggling homeowners make their mortgage payments goes into effect Wednesday. Applications will be taken…

Boat sinks, leaks 50-100 gal. of fuel

A 75-foot vessel, Granby, sunk at Willow Grove Island about five miles west of Longview, Wash. The boat’s owner reported the incident to the…

Child admits to setting Govt Island fire

A child has admitted to lighting a fire on Government Island that ended up burning about 25 acres and forcing the island’s evacuation Aug. 1…