Safety tips for individuals and groups as crowds …
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- After Thanksgiving thousands are expected to gather at tree-lighting ceremonies across Portland and Vancouver, and as always, safety is a top priority.
On Thursday, KOIN 6 News aired a television special examining the epidemic of fentanyl from a local perspective, focusing on how this crisis impacts our schools, families, law enforcement and health care systems. https://www.koin.com/fentanyl/what-every-parent-needs-to-know-about-fentanyl/
A budding young author in Portland recently published the second edition of his first book and the proceeds all go to a cause near and dear to his heart. https://www.koin.com/local/a-true-joy-maker-local-author-donates-profits-to-childrens-cancer-group/
As many of us begin our holiday preparations, we can't forget our furry friends. Everyday Northwest spoke to the ultimate cat lady, who has also been on shows like “Grey's Anatomy” and Emily in Paris, Kate Walsh. Walsh teamed up with Purina, Tidy Cats and Target to share holiday tips for making this a festive and feline-friendly holiday.
Erin Martinek's brother, Taylor Martinek -- a Jesuit High School graduate and Portland State University football player -- died in 2017. Martinek was in recovery from an opioid addiction when he relapsed and got a pill that he thought was Oxycodone.