Jared Cowley, KGW News

Jared Cowley

KGW News

Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Jared:

Multnomah County health officer asks people to wear mask indoors to help overwhelmed hospitals

It's not a mandate, but Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Jennifer Vines is making the recommendation to help hospitals overwhelmed with RSV, flu and COVID cases. → Read More

Portland Thorns head coach Rhian Wilkinson announces resignation

Wilkinson and the club said she reported a matter to the Thorns, who elevated it to the league office. An investigation cleared Wilkinson of any wrongdoing. → Read More

Planned power outages: How to check if your neighborhood will have one

People can enter their address in the public safety power shutoff area maps on the websites for both PGE and Pacific Power. → Read More

Oregonians may be able to get updated COVID boosters that target newest strains next week

The new boosters, which target the newest omicron variant strains, were endorsed Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. → Read More

Multiple people shot near illegal street-racing takeovers in Portland over the weekend

Portland police said some of the street-racing events blocked officers from reaching areas of the city where people had been shot. → Read More

Phil Knight Invitational returns to Portland this November with more teams than ever

The group of 24 teams includes four that were ranked in the final women's AP Top 25 last season and five ranked on the men's side. Tickets go on sale Friday. → Read More

Michael Wolfe sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 murders of his 3-year-old son and child's mother

Karissa Alyn Fretwell and her son William "Billy" Fretwell were killed in 2019. Wolfe, the boy's father, pleaded guilty to their murders in June. → Read More

Former Blazers forward Caleb Swanigan dies at 25

Swanigan starred at Purdue before he was drafted by Portland in 2017. He played three NBA seasons for the Blazers and Sacramento Kings. → Read More

Nike founder submits $2 billion-plus offer to buy the Portland Trail Blazers: Report

The presence of Nike founder Phil Knight speaks to a desire of this potential ownership group to keep the Blazers in Portland, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. → Read More

Potential rebuttal witness says Brophy told her she was 'this far away' from husband when he was shot

On Day 13 of the murder trial of romance novelist Nancy Crampton Brophy, the defense and prosecution sparred over a potential rebuttal witness for the state. → Read More

CJ McCollum to play first game against Trail Blazers since trade

Wednesday night's game marks McCollum’s first matchup against Portland since the Feb. 8 trade that sent the longtime Trail Blazers star to New Orleans. → Read More

March Madness: How to watch projected NBA lottery picks in the first round of the NCAA tournament

How to watch Chet Holmgren, Jabari Smith, Paolo Banchero and the NBA draft's other projected lottery picks in the first round of the men's NCAA tournament. → Read More

Portland's outdoor dining program to continue through September

Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty said during a Monday news conference that her hope is for the city to establish a new, permanent program after Aug. 31. → Read More

Championship Saturday: Oregon high school girls basketball state playoffs roundup

Beaverton and Barlow face off in the 6A championship game and Corbett faces Philomath in the 4A championship game. In 5A, Rex Putnam → Read More

Championship Saturday: Oregon high school boys basketball state playoffs roundup

Tualatin and Summit face off in the 6A championship game and Wilsonville meets Silverton in the 5A championship game. And Banks plays for third place in 4A. → Read More

Oregon high school boys basketball playoffs: Semifinals roundup

Results for Friday's semifinal games in the 6A, 5A and 4A boys basketball playoffs. → Read More

Oregon high school girls basketball playoffs: Semifinals roundup

Results for Friday's semifinal games in the 6A, 5A and 4A girls basketball playoffs. → Read More

Blazers' draft position and the surging Pelicans, plus Dame's supermax. Worried or not worried?

On this week's episode of KGW's 3-on-3 Blazers podcast, we discuss Anfernee Simons, Josh Hart, the New Orleans Pelicans, Dame's supermax and more! → Read More

Mark Thielman resigns as Alsea School District superintendent to focus on Oregon governor's race

In a Facebook post, Thielman said he must take on a new challenge to fix a broken system. → Read More

The Trail Blazers are winning again. Is the tank dead?

The Trail Blazers' recent stretch of good play and how that impacts the upcoming offseason is the main topic of this week's episode of KGW's 3-on-3 Blazers podcast. → Read More