Dan Tilkin, KOIN News

Dan Tilkin


Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Dan:

Abortions in Oregon in decline for years

A KOIN 6 News story in October 2020 showed Oregon abortions plummeted that year. The record number of abortions in Oregon was 8231, but in 2020 the record fell to 6991. → Read More

Investigation into WashCo Chair’s treatment of employees released

An exclusive series of KOIN 6 News investigations into Washington County’s top elected official has resulted in the release of an internal investigation into whether she mistreated employees. → Read More

Report looks into WashCo Chair’s ‘hostile and abusive’ behavior

KOIN 6 News has obtained a copy of an investigation into the behavior of Washington County’s top elected official. → Read More

Proposal would require city to direct more funds to emergency shelters

People for Portland filed an initiative that would require the city to direct a majority of homeless funds toward emergency shelters. → Read More

Thousands volunteer to Adopt One Block in Portland

To make her business neighborhood more inviting, Ragan VanSise recently joined the business arm of a non-profit called Adopt One Block. → Read More

‘Tighten the economic noose’: Wyden on sanctioning Putin, Russia

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden answers questions on sanctions against leaders in Russia and if they’ll be enough. → Read More

Mapps: Voters must change Portland’s form of government

Commissioner Mingus Mapps joined the show to talk about Portland’s unique commission form of government and why he says things need to change. → Read More

Wells Fargo suit claims woman refuses to give back $50K after alleged fraud

Wells Fargo bank filed a lawsuit Tuesday after a Portland woman received a $50,000 wire transfer to her bank account that was allegedly meant to be transferred to a company. → Read More

Despite obstacles, Bybee Lake Hope Center shows promise

One Portland-area homeless shelter is succeeding despite its claims of not getting support from local government. → Read More

Helping Hands won’t help Safe Rest Villages over safety

The organization expected to run the proposed Safe Rest Village at the Sears Armory is pulling out over safety concerns. → Read More

‘Low barrier’ to Safe Rest Villages concerns neighbors

A resident named Kylie who lives near the proposed Safe Rest Village at the former Sears Armory near Multnomah Village told KOIN 6 News her biggest concerns “are that it is no or low barrier to entry.” → Read More

2 families angry Gov. Brown released killers early

Lucretia Karle and Joyce Pequeno were both convicted of murder when they were teens. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has commuted their sentences and the victims’ families are angry. → Read More

Family of slain 7-year-old frustrated murderer may get early release

The family of a 7-year-old girl who was kidnapped, sexually abused and killed is angry Oregon Governor Kate Brown is allowing the murderer the chance to possibly get out of prison. → Read More

Report: Driver in deadly crash into Keizer home has DUII history

A Keizer man who was arrested Saturday after he plowed through a home and killed a woman, was also convicted six years prior for killing his brother in a drunk driving crash, according to the Statesman Journal. → Read More

Knute Buehler on the future of Oregon’s political parties

Knute Buehler was the last Republican nominee for Oregon’s governor — but now the Central Oregon resident is no longer a member of the GOP. → Read More

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler on midterms and more

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, who has held the seat since 2011, is facing challenges from within her own Republican party. → Read More

Teens in church fire get deal, ‘crappy bargain’ for victim

Recently prosecutors told the victim only 2 of the 5 teens will face charges: the 17-year-old who threw the mortar and the 17-year-old driver. → Read More

WashCo to discuss ’emotional distress’ accusations against Chair

Two Washington County commissioners called for an executive session to discuss findings from a KOIN 6 News investigation that revealed accusations that the county’s highest-elected leader created a toxic work environment. → Read More

WashCo Chair Harrington’s ‘explosive tendencies’ in spotlight

A KOIN 6 News investigation found Washington County is paying out thousands of dollars after its top elected leader, Kathryn Harrington, is accused of creating a "toxic work environment." → Read More

Holes punched in car gas tanks in Vancouver

At least 2 people in Vancouver had gas stolen from their car after their gas tanks had a hole either drilled or punched in them. → Read More