Joe Raineri, KGW News

Joe Raineri

KGW News

Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Joe:

Pediatric hospitals in Portland are running out of beds and postponing surgeries as RSV cases worsen

The respiratory virus typically causes mild cold-like symptoms, but can cause much more serious illness in infants, children and immunocompromised people. → Read More

RSV cases on the rise, and we're not even near the peak

Hospital staff are getting overwhelmed by the rising cases of RSV. → Read More

'15 grand in damages': Arcade owner fed up with repair costs from break-ins

QuarterWorld owner Phillip Ragaway says a specific thief or small group of thieves has been repeatedly breaking into his arcade machines. → Read More

Some Multnomah County residents receive postcards with aggressive encouragement to vote

Some residents in Multnomah County have received handwritten postcards with aggressive reminders to vote. → Read More

Oregon's standardized testing scores drop below average

Across the country, math scores saw their largest decreases ever. Reading scores dropped to 1992 levels. → Read More

60 years later: The Columbus Day Storm of 1962

It's been 60 years since the storm of all storms swept through the Pacific Northwest, with hurricane-force wind speeds. → Read More

Bicyclist killed by semi while riding on SE Powell identified as well-known Portland chef

The bicyclist who was struck and killed in a deadly crash Tuesday has been identified as Sarah Pliner, 50, of Portland, according to the Portland Police Bureau. → Read More

Oregon State University robot sets new record in 100 meters

The robot recently set a new Guinness Book World Record, and now researchers are looking to see what else it can achieve. → Read More

Tech company partners with T-Mobile to detect Oregon wildfires

In 2020, the Bellevue-based wireless provider partnered with a San Francisco tech company to monitor wildfires across the region. → Read More

Two sunken ships are finally getting removed from the Columbia River

Crews with the U.S. Coast Guard are working to dispose of two ships that sunk earlier this year in the Columbia River off Hayden Island. → Read More

OSU and U of O receive millions in grant money to help timber research

The two schools are set to receive a combined $24.6 million as part of an award to the Oregon Mass Timber Coalition, of which both schools are members. → Read More

PGE carries out planned outage in Salem amid 90-degree heat

The outage is expected to run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday and will impact about 280 customers, PGE said. → Read More

Wildfire outlook in the Northwest: Peak fire season relatively calm so far, crews say

Peak fire season relatively calm in northwest Portland. Central and southern Oregon to be at a higher risk over the next several days due to current water drought. → Read More

Multnomah County making sure those in need are able to cool off during latest heat wave

Temperatures neared triple digits on Wednesday as county officials and volunteers worked to get water and other supplies to people stuck out in the heat. → Read More

Oregon logs first sighting of invasive emerald ash borer beetle

The invasive Emerald Ash borer beetle has killed more than a hundred million ash trees along the east coast and Midwest, but it hasn't been seen in Oregon until now. → Read More

Crowds flock to the coast as heat wave arrives in Oregon

Daily high temperatures along the coast are going to be nearly 30 degrees cooler than in the valley for the next several days. → Read More

Portland man back home after spending two months providing medical help for Ukrainians

Adam Keehn works for the nonprofit Americares and has been in Poland, coordinating the delivery of medical supplies to Ukraine. → Read More

Vancouver doctor rescued during triathlon after going into cardiac arrest

Competing in the PDX Triathlon has become a tradition for Ryne Suppitt and his father, Bill. If not for the quick response of others, it may have ended last weekend. → Read More

Portland restaurants see uptick in customers during stretch of warm weather

The increase in customers is a hopeful sign for restaurants and businesses hit hard by the pandemic. → Read More

Detroit Lake has reached 'full' levels for the first time in two years

Heavy mountain snow and rain has helped fill Detroit Lake this spring. → Read More