Jennifer Dowling, KOIN News

Jennifer Dowling


Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Gutter cleaners busy as storm closes in on Oregon

Mark Michalchuk, who owns Expert Property Maintenance, said calls for gutter-cleaning have skyrocketed. "We are currently getting an extreme amount of gutter-cleaning calls right now," he told KOIN 6 News. → Read More

‘Prevention, better hires’ keys to safer Portland metro

With gun violence skyrocketing in the community and racial justice still a concern, how do you make the community safer for everyone? → Read More

Gresham firefighter saves Boston Marathon runner he knows

Gresham Firefighter Nick Haney said he started his day like he normally would for a race. This past Monday, October 11, he was running his second Boston Marathon. But this marathon would be unlike any of the other dozen he’s done. → Read More

Witness: 16-18 shots fired in Old Town after argument

Shots rang out in Old Town late Saturday night following an argument in Northwest Portland, a witness told KOIN 6 News. → Read More

Attempted robbery victim warns others near Washington Park

A woman who says two men tried to rob her at gunpoint in Southwest Portland is now warning others to stay alert if they’re walking near Washington Park. → Read More

Return of Portland Marathon brings ‘some normalcy back’

"I think it's really exciting. Everything is coming back. It's just wonderful," she told KOIN 6 News. "It just makes it not quite as crazy of a world to see some normalcy coming back." → Read More

‘Mixed feelings’ about Safe Rest Village near school

Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan announced Thursday that spot will be turned into a sanctioned homeless camp, one of 3 Safe Rest Villages throughout the city. → Read More

Co-workers caravan on I-5 to honor fallen tow truck driver

A caravan of tow trucks filed along I-5 Friday night to pay tribute to a co-worker killed Wednesday while helping a disabled motorist on the shoulder near Kalama. → Read More

What do we need to end Oregon drought? ‘Active weather’

The weekend rainfall could make a difference in the drought Oregon has been in this summer but National Weather Service Hydrologist Andy Bryant said we have a way to go to make up the deficit. → Read More

Portland dad: Curbing gun violence ‘requires someone to be bold’

The executive director of the Portland Police Association believes staffing shortages at the police bureau are contributing to the city's struggle to curb gun violence. → Read More

Tillamook County COVID deaths quadrupled in past 4 weeks

Tillamook County has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases and a spike in deaths since August. → Read More

Weekend rain could ‘put a fork in fire season 2021’

This weekend could bring much-needed rain to help turn the corner on what's been a ferocious fire season. → Read More

Portland hosts ‘Welcoming Week’ for new refugees

The City of Portland kicked off Welcoming Week activities to show support for immigrants and refugees in the community. → Read More

Nikki Kuhnhausen’s mom: Killer ‘got what he deserved’

Hours after her killer was sentenced to the maximum time in prison, friends and family of Nikki Kuhnhausen gathered in a Vancouver park to remember her. → Read More

Final Oregon State Fair concert will benefit wildfire survivors

The Oregon State Fair ends Monday night after a big headliner serenades attendees. → Read More

Oregon Symphony gives first performance in nearly 18 months

The Oregon Symphony returned to Portland Saturday evening after nearly 18 months off. → Read More

Artists glad to see customers face-to-face at Art in the Pearl

Art in the Pearl returned Labor Day weekend and artists said they’re glad to see people in-person after the 2020 event was held virtually. → Read More

TriMet implements bus route changes

Starting Sunday, TriMet says it will be speeding up trips and improving reliability on several bus lines. → Read More

Number of Portland fatal crashes in 2021 could surpass 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland Police Bureau says there’s been an “alarming” increase in the number of fatal traffic crashes in the Rose City in 2021. Officials say the numbers could be on track to surpass 2020. Police reviewed some of the numbers after investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in Southeast Portland Thursday. The victim […] → Read More

‘He saved her life’: Husband killed while protecting wife from intruder

A young Oregon wife is recovering from an attack earlier this month that left her severely injured and her husband dead. → Read More