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Jeff Gianola


Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Jeff:

Nominations open for Oregon Lottery Teacher of the Year award

The Oregon Lottery is accepting nominations for the state’s next Teacher of the Year award now through the end of January. → Read More

Mapps: Change form of government or Portland will fail

When it comes to how a city is run, urban experts say Portland has one of the most unaccountable, inefficient, outdated forms of government compared to any other major city in the United States. → Read More

Portland gun violence: ‘95% chance new shooters born at scene’

As a young man, he killed a 14-year-old boy, spent time in prison and then turned his life around. Now he helps others turn their lives around through the group he founded, Love Is Stronger. → Read More

Wash. DNR: ‘Don’t take chainsaws to our bridges’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two men were arrested after being accused of damaging a bridge using chainsaws in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The men used chainsaws to cut chunks of cedar wood from the base of the bridge, which officials say can be illegally sold to mill owners who turn them into shake and shingles, according […] → Read More

SOLVE Downtown Portland Cleanups making difference

SOLVE's Downtown Portland Cleanup Days began last year after the downtown area was left largely vacant by the pandemic. The homeless crisis was more visible than ever and nightly protests took over city streets. → Read More

Testing complete for KOIN 6’s main transmitter

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Testing is complete for KOIN 6’s main transmitter and it is almost back to full service. KOIN 6 Chief of Engineering Rick Brown said the switch from the backup transmitter to the main transmitter will happen after the repair crew is off the tower Wednesday evening, but will have to switch […] → Read More

‘Boy in a bundle’ cold case from 1963 solved

In 2009, KOIN 6 News traveled to southern Oregon to meet with Jackson County Detective Colin Fagan, who was determined to solve this cold case and give the body a name. → Read More

Shooting near Legacy Emanuel prompts massive response

A massive shooting investigation began near Legacy Emanuel Hospital in North Portland late Monday night. → Read More

Enchanted Forest will reopen this weekend

The park, just south of Salem, was open briefly last year from June to October but was closed for most of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Q&A: Mayor Ted Wheeler

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler sat down for a 30-minute interview with KOIN 6 News anchor Jeff Gianola in late April 2021 to discuss the topics most affecting the city at this time. → Read More

Is Portland over? ‘Absolutely not!’

It's difficult to be optimistic when it seems everywhere you look your eyes land on graffiti, trash, garbage, filth. How does Portland recover when it's this bad? → Read More

PFR fireboat douses dock fire on NW Naito Parkway

A mid-afternoon dock fire on NW Naito Parkway spewed smoke high into the sky over downtown Portland, but firefighters were able to limit the damage to some vegetation, officials said. → Read More

Missing Eugene man found dead in Willamette River in Portland

A missing Eugene man last seen in Portland on May 1 was found dead Tuesday in the Willamette River, police said. → Read More

At least 1 person trapped, hurt in Aloha crash

At least one person was injured in a crash Thursday evening in Aloha. → Read More

Brown: Oregon to follow CDC on masks

Oregonians who are fully-vaccinated no longer need to wear masks or social distance in most public spaces. → Read More

From ‘wonderful’ to ‘war zone’: Portland’s reputation transformation

Portland may be slowly emerging from the pandemic but the downtown district is fenced off, boarded up and dying. The city’s homeless problem has worsened. Is Portland over? → Read More

The summer of 1960: When the Cowboys came to Oregon

On September 24th, 1960, the Dallas Cowboys football team played their first-ever NFL game in Texas, taking on the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Cotton Bowl. It was the start of what would become a legendary team. → Read More

What happened to the Martin family? Part One: Into the River

Join the KOIN Podcast Network and KOIN 6 News anchor Jeff Gianola as we break down the official explanation that the family had accidentally backed into the river, a series of circumstances that don’t seem to add up and learn about the detective who refused to stop looking for answers. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Hunter

Hunter is a young boy waiting to find his forever adoptive home. → Read More

Campaign 2020 Podcast: KOIN 6 Secretary of State Debate

Listen to the entire KOIN 6 Oregon Secretary of State Debate → Read More