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Jacquelyn Abad


Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Jacquelyn:

Booming beats of Portland Taiko embrace Japanese tradition

Taiko means drum in Japanese. The musical group Portland Taiko has been around since 1994 and they've been educating others about Japanese and Asian American culture. → Read More

Clackamas wildfire town hall aims to ‘eliminate fear’

Following the devastating and historic wildfires of 2020, many Clackamas County residents have wildfire safety on the top of their minds. Clackamas fire officials say they're better prepared. → Read More

Girl’s raft flips on Sandy River, dad rushes in; both die

A 7-year-old girl whose raft overturned on the Sandy River and her father who rushed in to save her both died despite efforts from emergency rescuers Tuesday night. → Read More

Erratic 241K acre Bootleg Fire ‘creating its own weather’

The fires are growing but more slowly. However, more than 400,000 acres have collectively burned in the Oregon wildfires in recent days. → Read More

Builder loses his ‘life’s work’ in ‘monster’ Bootleg Fire

The Bootleg Fire has consumed more than 200,000 acres, including dozens of structures and what one man called his life's work. → Read More

Inmate recaptured after escaping Clark County Jail

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — An inmate is back in custody after escaping Clark County Jail on Friday morning, according to authorities. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said Skylar Santillan, 35, was taken back into custody about a mile and a half from the Clark County Jail around 11 a.m. Authorities said Santillan, who was wearing […] → Read More

Missing Jet skier safe, arrives at dock on Columbia River

A search for a jet skier on the Columbia River who was overdue at the Chinook Landing Marine Park boat launch had a happy ending Tuesday. → Read More

UPS driver saves teen he knows from rollover

"The issue was I had an emotional attachment. I knew whose kid it was, I knew him personally and it was a big deal to make sure he got out OK." → Read More

First responders busy as heat wave smothers region

"Our heat-related volume is through the roof and that's because people are not prepared for this. We are not used to three days of triple-digit numbers," said Marc Kilman-Burnham, the director of Governmental Affairs for American Medical Response. → Read More

Fire, needles, trash: Center for moms ‘wants to feel safe’

A nonprofit group serving women and children in Northeast Portland regularly cleans up needles and human waste around their building but the situation has gotten more serious. → Read More

Portland housing market ‘still tough’ but ‘more logical’

The Portland area remains a competitive housing market as prices continue to soar but tours, offers and pending sales are starting to slow. → Read More

Hillsboro police: Tow truck driver shot, killed; 1 in custody

HILLSBORO, Ore. (KOIN) — A tow truck driver was shot and killed Thursday morning, Hillsboro police confirmed. Authorities previously said the tow truck driver arrived at the scene to remove a vehicle and a disagreement ensued between two individuals, leading to a shooting at the scene on SE 44th and TV Highway. The shooter is […] → Read More

Oregon, Washington ‘so close’ to vaccination goal

Oregon and Washington are inching closer to reopening but tens of thousands of people still need to get the COVID-19 vaccine to cross each state's vaccination threshold. → Read More

SafeSport tip led to Oregon Olympic equestrian’s arrest

When Tualatin police arrested Richard Fellers earlier this week for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl, it was the culmination of a months-long investigation that began with information provided by the US Center for SafeSport. → Read More

Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation

A reward is being offered in an investigation into a missing Salem woman. → Read More

Ryan: Initiative will get 1,300 off Portland streets by July ’22

Portland City Housing Commissioner Dan Ryan said a $20 million initiative to establish six “managed safe rest villages” for homeless people in different parts of Portland could be introduced as early as next week. → Read More

Blazers come back but fall in 2OT to Denver in Game 5

The Blazers dug themselves an early hole in Game 5 against the Nuggets, and though they stormed back to take a 3rd quarter lead and sent the game to overtime at the end of the 4th quarter and the first overtime -- they couldn't keep Denver from the hard-fought win. → Read More

Record heat drives many to water in Portland metro

Record-high heat engulfed the Portland metro area on Tuesday, prompting many people to seek out the water. → Read More

1 person injured in SE Portland shooting

A person was injured in a Friday afternoon shooting in Southeast Portland, police said. → Read More

‘Labor of love’: Doc gives vaccine shots at Portland bar

“It’s been very difficult to get it. It’s been sort of doled out to the hospitals,” she told KOIN 6 News. “Finally there’s enough so private doctors can get enough as well.” → Read More