Elise Haas, KOIN News

Elise Haas


Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Elise:

‘It’s gotten even worse’: Nonprofit’s baby formula supply decimated by recall, shortage

The U.S. House and Senate approved a bill to ease the baby formula shortage for families on government assistance this week, and one nonprofit in Northeast Portland says the law would help them replenish dwindling supplies. → Read More

Ryan, Hardesty strong leads in City Council race

Dan Ryan holds Commissioner Position 2, while Jo Ann Hardesty holds Commissioner Position 3. The first vote tally shows Ryan and Hardesty in the lead for their seats. → Read More

Election officials alerted when USPS mailbox stolen in Portland

A USPS mailbox stolen from its spot in the Eastmoreland neighborhood is not only being investigated by federal agents, it also put Multnomah County election officials on alert. → Read More

Groups call for background checks, buffer zones at Safe Rest Villages

As the Safe Rest Village on Southwest Naito Parkway is getting ready to open Friday, people close the matter told KOIN 6 News there are still disagreements between its stakeholders and the city. → Read More

Money to protect Beaverton schools from earthquakes up for vote

Voters in Beaverton will have to decide on a new 30-year-bond that, if passed, would raise about $723 million for schools. → Read More

‘Danger to the community:’ Firearms theft leads to vicious car collision in Portland

A St. Helens business showed the firearms at a gun show at the Portland Expo Center this past weekend. But with three dozen firearms in their trailer parked at a hotel, they woke up Monday morning to see people stealing their truck with the trailer in tow. → Read More

1 hospitalized after NE Portland officer-involved shooting

Police are investigating after an officer-involved shooting in northeast Portland Friday night left one person hospitalized. → Read More

Leaked SCOTUS abortion opinion prompts Oregon reactions

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown tweeted: “All Americans should have access to abortion –– full stop. Abortion is health care and protected by state law in Oregon. We will fight to keep it that way, no matter what this Supreme Court decides.” → Read More

Wheeler proposes $3.9M for more unarmed PPB employees

In an effort to bolster the severely understaffed Portland Police Bureau, Mayor Ted Wheeler is proposing to spend $3.9 million to triple the number of unarmed public safety specialists. → Read More

Camas suspends JV games over racist allegations

A Junior Varsity baseball coach for Skyview High School broke his silence over Twitter on Monday, sharing more about a racist incident while his team played Camas high school last week. → Read More

‘Water should be accessible to everyone’: Community reacts to Oswego Lake ruling

Community reaction is heating up on the streets of Lake Oswego after a judge announced a ruling on access to the lake. → Read More

I-5 Bridge could get replacement cash from infrastructure bill

The aging I-5 Bridge connecting Oregon to Washington could get a replacement using federal funds from an infrastructure bill signed into law back in November. → Read More

Local couple stranded for hours after car slides into snow in West Hills

A local couple went through quite the ordeal overnight after their car slid off the road and into the snow in Portland’s West Hills. → Read More

Blanchet House ups its services for homeless people after recent homicides

In the wake of multiple homeless people getting killed so far this year, the Blanchet House in Portland is trying to help more homeless people before it’s too late. → Read More

Man dies after being shot in neck under Burnside Bridge

Multiple officers were at the scene just before noon near the corner of NW Naito Parkway and West Burnside. → Read More

Oregon AG sues COVID testing company, alleges ‘shoddy’ test results

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is suing the Center for COVID Control, and its testing partner Doctors Clinical Laboratory, for deceptive marketing and violating the state’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act. → Read More

Portland park rangers patrol high-need areas amid public safety concerns

After a rise in gun violence, KOIN 6 News wanted to know if Portland’s recent response of investments in park rangers have made a difference in improving public safety. → Read More

Witness: Fatal police shooting in Scappoose began as argument between man, workers

A man was shot and killed by two police officers Thursday morning at Grumpy’s Towing in Scappoose when police were called to the scene after what a witness told KOIN 6 News was an argument that escalated between the man and employees of the towing facility. → Read More

Father seeks justice for his 31-year-old son shot in NE Portland

Nearly a week after Zackary Harris died from a gunshot wound, his father is asking anyone with information on the shooting to come forward. → Read More

Driver crashes into Salem homeless camp, 4 dead, 3 hurt

Four people died and 3 more were hurt after a driver crashed into a Salem homeless encampment around 2 a.m. Sunday, police said. → Read More