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Dan Tilkin


Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Dan:

Remains found during search for woman missing since 2018

Human remains were discovered Sunday in Skamania County as authorities were conducting a search related to the disappearance of Ashanti Conde in 2018. → Read More

Beware of pop-up COVID testing sites in Oregon

One KOIN 6 News viewer said he never got his results after taking a COVID test at that pop-up that went by the name "Community Wellness America." → Read More

Battle Ground arson victim now battling for insurance

Steve Slocum is having a hard time getting any insurance money and calls the whole process an ongoing nightmare. The property is well known for his eccentric mannequin displays. → Read More

Kelso City Council moves outside to tackle vaccine mandates

Political fireworks are expected a a Kelso City Council meeting over masks and vaccine mandates when it begins around 6 p.m. → Read More

One Oregon couple’s path since 9/11 changed everything

In March 2001 Brandon and Sky Hoard became newlyweds. Six months later their marriage became long distance. → Read More

Coffee shop assault suspect skips court, arrested again

A 24-year-old man, who skipped a court-ordered appearance connected to a brutal assault on a coffee shop owner and 3 Portland police officers, was arrested again Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Bean bags, tear gas off limits; Cowlitz deputies blast law

Cowlitz County deputies are blasting a new Washington state law that took effect 10 days ago that they say makes their job more dangerous and puts the public in harm's way. → Read More

Beaverton couple gets state tax refund after waiting months

Frank and Gloria Baburek are retirees who filed their taxes on March 1. They quickly received their federal tax refund but the Oregon Department of Revenue repeatedly informed them that their state refund was "in process." → Read More

Deputy explains how WA’s new laws will change police response

The way police do their jobs in the state of Washington is about to dramatically change under new police accountability laws passed by the legislature. → Read More

7 years later, no motive in Woodstock neighborhood killing

Officers found Paul Krekeler laying on the ground in the yard of a home, but investigators determined he was likely running north when he collapsed at that spot. → Read More

Climate change or forest management? ‘Everyone is right’

Even wildfires are political. Like many issues in this country, politics come in to play in how people view the causes of wildfires -- climate change or forest management practices. → Read More

Nearman may change plea in Oregon Capitol riot case

Mike Nearman, the Republican kicked out of the Oregon House of Representatives after letting a violent right-wing mob into the State Capitol in December, may change his plea in the criminal charges connected to the case. → Read More

‘None of it was real’: Real estate scam nearly snares woman

Scammers pose at the title company to try to make you send that down payment into the wrong account, losing both your future home but a fortune in cash. → Read More

Olympian Jordan Chiles’ mother to enter federal prison

The same day Jordan Chiles is expected to compete for Olympic team gold, Gina Chiles is supposed to report to federal prison. → Read More

Newport mayor facing recall petition over plane crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The mayor of Newport is facing a recall effort over his plane crash two years ago. Federal investigators said Mayor Dean Sawyer crashed his private plane on a sightseeing tour in 2019 after it ran out of fuel, injuring his two passengers. The lawyer who filed the recall petition, which was […] → Read More

I Paw’d It Forward finally gets donated cash from Facebook

The mission of I Paw'd It Forward is to help with lost and found pets in Clark County. But their mission was in jeopardy when thousands of dollars in donations were held by Facebook for months. → Read More

Heidi Manor secured, PFR investigators seek cause of blaze

The two people who died in the 4-alarm fire that destroyed a Northeast Portland apartment complex were adults, officials with Portland Fire & Rescue said Tuesday. → Read More

35-year-old man missing from Vancouver

A 35-year-old Vancouver man hasn't been seen or heard from since May 12, police said. → Read More

Oregon State Hospital ‘in untenable position’ with patients

The Oregon State Hospital treats the most severe mental health patients in the state. The system it's part of is bursting at the seams even though, overall, the state is spending more than $3 billion on behavioral health. → Read More

SOLVE volunteers collect 2,470 pounds of litter from downtown

The event was SOLVE's ninth Downtown Volunteer Litter Cleanup Day since September. → Read More