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Emma Jerome


Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Emma:

City council votes to hike Lloyd District event parking fees

Portland City Council approved an event parking district in the Lloyd neighborhood on Wednesday. → Read More

Snag a deal at the NW’s LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale

The NW’s LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale kicks off on Saturday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. → Read More

Slushy, slick conditions hit higher elevations in Portland

A winter weather advisory may be in place for Wednesday morning, but most of the Portland metro area is being hit with rain. → Read More

PNW adopts a lot of shelter animals in US

On May 7, the Humane Society of Southwest Washington is hosting their 31st annual Walk/Run for the animals. → Read More

Waking up to April snow means slushy, slick roads

With many waking up to a rare April snowfall, morning commutes are expected to be slick across Oregon and Southwest Washington Monday morning. → Read More

Baseball is back! Hillsboro Hops season opener starts tonight

Baseball season is back and what better way to celebrate than with the Hillsboro Hops season home opener on Friday night. → Read More

FentCheck, an anonymous way to test opioids for fentanyl

Dean Shold and Alison Heller saw a problem and developed FentCheck, a completely anonymous testing strip that, when used properly, will alert you if the drug you have is laced with fentanyl. → Read More

Cases dropping after three weeks with no mask mandates in Oregon

Dr. Peter Graven, director of advanced analytics at OHSU, says that cases are at a low point in Oregon right now. There may be some increases, but he does not expect large ones. → Read More

Portland extends housing state of emergency for 3 more years

The Portland City Council voted to extend the citywide housing state of emergency for three more years. → Read More

MultCo online crime reporting easy, successful

Six weeks ago the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office rolled out an online crime reporting tool and all indications are that it is so far successful. → Read More

The 3000 Challenge: Get 3000 off Portland streets

Thirty local organizations have sponsored The 3000 Challenge, an effort to get 3000 people off the streets of Portland and into permanent housing this year. → Read More

Motorist kills attempted murder suspect running across I-5

An attempted murder suspect died after running from police into traffic on I-5 Friday night, getting hit by an oncoming motorist and closing the freeway near ilani Casino for hours. → Read More

Life returns to Salem parks ahead of summer

After years of pandemic fueled challenges, life is returning to Salem parks this summer. → Read More

A universal COVID vaccine? It’s possible

In the world of vaccine development, doctors say 2 years is the blink of an eye. But the COVID vaccine was the result of a tremendous acceleration of the timeline for vaccines to be developed. → Read More

Students head to class as some schools go mask-optional

The countdown is over and masks are officially optional in Oregon and in Washington state, and with that schools can either require masks or make them optional for students. → Read More

Masks off, smiles on as Oregon mandate ends

KOIN 6 News spoke with a number of people around Portland about how they feel being able to take their masks off, and they shared a range of opinions. → Read More

Some businesses may require masks after Oregon drops mandate

Starting March 12 no company, business or school will have to require masks be worn inside. However, the same way people can be required to wear a shirt and shoes inside, any private entity can also require masks be worn. → Read More

Gas prices continue spike to unprecedented levels

With gas prices soaring, there is an anything but certain road ahead to deal with it. → Read More

Dog Aging Project seeks applicants for drug that may extend dog lifespan

KOIN 6 News is taking a closer look at the research into Rapamycin, a potential new drug that could extend your dog’s life for up to three years. → Read More

UW researchers say drug could extend the life of a dog by a few years

Researchers at the University of Washington say they have found a drug that could extend the life of a dog by a few years. → Read More