Portland Public School teacher Jeff Miller, Sept. 25, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Teachers rethinking retirement over PERS

A proposed Public Employee Retirement System change would allow districts to add teachers and restore budget reduction days. But Oregon teac…

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Washington Initiative 522: Yes, or no?

Sometimes it’s tough to separate fact from fiction when it comes to campaign initiatives. KOIN 6 News digs into the specifics behind Washing…

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$100 bills in groceries part of contest

It turns out the $100 bills a handful of Salem shoppers reported finding in such unlikely places as a carton of eggs were placed by a Portla…

A funnel cloud in Albany, Sept. 25, 2013 (Report It: Mark Chevalier)

Funnel cloud spotted in Albany

A funnel cloud was spotted just before noon Wednesday near Albany, the National Weather Service reported. Find out why it didn’t touch down.

FILE - A protester with the environmental group Cascadia Forest Defenders hangs from ropes on the north end of the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Data: Oregon Capitol more open than many

It doesn’t require ID badges for staffers or visitors, there is no security at the entrances and citizens with firearms are allowed to walk …