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Past articles by Wayne:

OHS’ Kerry Tymchuk remembers former GOP leader Bob Dole

Former senator Bob Dole has died. → Read More

Gov. Brown receives Moderna booster

Oregon Governor Kate Brown received the Moderna COVID-19 booster and a flu shot Tuesday afternoon at Salem Health’s Edgewater Clinic. → Read More

Health officials: Ok to mix and match COVID-19 boosters

As more people become eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, health officials say it is okay to mix and match vaccines. → Read More

299 days with COVID: Oregon long hauler goes home

Alex Castro caught COVID-19 one month before the vaccines were available. Now, after a record-shattering 299 days at Providence Portland Medical Center, he's finally home with his family. → Read More

Long-leaking pipes hit Korean War vet’s wallet in Beaverton

Ernest Geesee has lived in his Beaverton home since 1977. The Korean War vet, now 91, prides himself on always paying his bills on time. → Read More

ONA: Legacy staffing issues connected to vaccine exemptions

KOIN 6 News asked Legacy officials if the staffing shortages are related to employees refusing COVID vaccinations for religious or medical reasons. So far, they have not responded. → Read More

Give More 24! aims to raise $3.2M in 24 hours

The biggest charity fundraiser of the year for Southwest Washington is happening Thursday. → Read More

Oregon experts: Heat-stressed trees impact ‘entire system’

Ongoing drought conditions continue to stress trees in the Pacific Northwest which can lead to catastrophic problems during severe winter weather. → Read More

Man arrested for murder of 25-year-old woman in Hillsboro

A man was arrested and charged with murder after officers found a woman dead at a home in Hillsboro Saturday morning, police said. → Read More

Clark County ICU beds at 97% capacity during COVID surge

Clark County health officials say COVID hospitalizations are the highest they've ever been during the pandemic. Beds in the Intensive Care Unit are maxed out and staffs are stretched thin. → Read More

Brutal attack on Portland coffee shop owner is ‘devastating’

Rowan Wilder was working at the Lotus and Bean coffee shop in downtown Portland last Thursday afternoon when the owner of the shop was assaulted by a customer who later allegedly assaulted 3 Portland police officers before being subdued. → Read More

Woman slain, man wounded, child safe; 1 arrested in Lane Co.

A woman was shot to death, a man was seriously wounded and a child was unharmed in an early Monday shooting in Lane County, the sheriff's office said. → Read More

Gresham PD: Driver runs red light, causes deadly crash

Gresham police say a driver ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle, killing the driver inside Sunday morning. → Read More

Vancouver javelin thrower Kara Winger to carry US flag

For the Tokyo Olympics, the US team chose 4-time javelin thrower Kara Winger -- who attended high school in Vancouver -- to carry the flag. → Read More

Portland’s new infill rules won’t be ‘rapid transformation’

To help build more housing, the City of Portland lifted a nearly century-old rule that allowed only single-family homes to be built in many neighborhoods. → Read More

PeaceHealth Southwest requiring COVID vaccination for caregivers

Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center is now requiring all caregivers to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. → Read More

Community pulls together for family of fallen ClarkCo deputy

Despite no venue or date set for slain Clark County Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy Brown, the Vancouver community has begun setting up other events to help his family. → Read More

Push grows for vaccine requirement at Oregon hospitals

The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Healthcare Systems is pushing for state lawmakers to move forward with legislation requiring hospital workers be vaccinated. → Read More

Inslee visits Clark County waterfront developments

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spent Tuesday exploring two new waterfront developments along the Columbia River in Clark County. → Read More

Lines and smiles in ‘normal’ day for Portland, Vancouver

It's been a busy day in both downtown Vancouver and downtown Portland -- and that hasn't been said in a long time. → Read More