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Hardest part of fostering pets: Goodbye

This is the life of a foster-caregiver: You nurse and nurture, live with and love an animal in your home. After a few weeks or months, you t…

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Vandals target SW Washington churches

Kelso Christian Assembly also hosts youth cheer-leading camp. “When Monday rolled around, the gym had been ransacked,” said the cheer coach.…

Community aids victims of 5-alarm fire

A “Five Alarm Rib Fundraiser” is planned for 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at EaT Oyster Bar on N. Williams in Portland.

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Pot still not OK on Wash. federal land

An Associated Press analysis of federal court data shows that at least 27,700 people have been cited for having pot on federal land since 20…

Electronic Cigarettes

Ore. lawmakers debate e-cigarette taxes

There are currently no taxes on electronic cigarettes, the state Department of Revenue told House and Senate committees Tuesday. But that so…

Insanity defense in Pendleton killing

Lukah Chang, also known as Danny Wu, also faces an attempted murder charge in connection with last month’s beating of a woman on a jogging p…

Anthony Leonard sits between the siblings he never knew, Heather Nelson and Kim Wheeler, Sept. 17, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

‘I think Mom had a child in England’

In 1946, Anthony Leonard was put up for adoption in England before his mother moved to the United States. It wasn’t until the sealed adoptee…

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Homeowners face sidewalk repair fees

There is a list of all the properties in need of sidewalk repair, and many Portland homeowners are being forced to pay for it themselves.

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Gresham mayor gets Esquire nod

Gresham’s mayor is getting national attention for the improvements he’s making in the city. He’s featured in the new issue of Esquire magazi…