Jenny Hansson, KOIN News

Jenny Hansson

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Portland, OR, United States

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Local woman’s mobile beauty supply store ‘like the DoorDash for hair care’

A Portland woman decided to take matters into her own hands after having trouble finding the hair care products she needed. → Read More

Ukrainian refugee finds safety with Vancouver church

A Ukrainian woman recently had to leave her husband behind in the war-torn country, but thanks to the Restoration of Hearts Ministries, she has a former refugee helping her. → Read More

Michael Allen Harrison’s ‘Ten Grands’ returns to Schnitzer this Saturday

Michael Allen Harrison's "Ten Grands" returns to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Saturday, April 16, 2022. It will consist of 10 grand pianos on one stage with some of the region's most talented musicians playing together. → Read More

Vancouver church provides haven for Ukrainian refugees

A Vancouver church has gone above and beyond to help Ukrainian refugees, having taken in several families, including Anastasia and her two-year-old son. → Read More

Local Special Olympics skaters find way to show off talents despite cancelation

The state competition for the Washington Special Olympics was recently canceled due to COVID-19 cases — but one local group without any cases says they worked too hard to not show off their talents. → Read More

Portland dentist utilizes robot tech for predictably, precision

Doctor Kelly Blodgett performed dental implants the old school way for 20 years, but now the Portland dentist is using ceramic implants — and says he’s the first in the state to be using a robot to place them. → Read More

Want to enter the metaverse? Here’s what you need to know

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Adidas and Nike are just two of the many companies entering what’s called the metaverse, with Nike most recently announcing they acquired a virtual sneaker creator. The metaverse is a lot of things, including virtual reality, but many investors and companies are entering it because it translates into a digital economy […] → Read More

Several unions to rally in support of Portland city workers

Several unions are set to rally in support of Portland city trade workers at 2 p.m. Tuesday as city workers prepare a vote authorizing a strike.Several unions are set to rally in support of Portland city trade workers at 2 p.m. Tuesday, as they prepare a vote to authorize a strike. → Read More

Las Vegas Metro PD recruiting officers in Oregon, Washington

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department is recruiting officers in Oregon and Washington, but local testing to find officers has been postponed. → Read More

Two convicted in homicide of pregnant mother Ervaeua Herring

Two people have been convicted in connection to the 2014 homicide of a pregnant mother, Ervaeua Herring, District Attorney Mike Schmidt’s office announced Friday. → Read More

Beaverton schools pause Test to Stay program, cite lack of nurses

Beaverton School District announced the district is immediately pausing their Test to Stay program. → Read More

Donate Life float in Rose Parade honors Forest Grove girl

Now, Abigail is getting national recognition for saving lives through organ donation. A floragraph of Abigail will be featured in Saturday's Tournament of Roses Parade on the Donate Life float. → Read More

Are your tires ready for snow in the Willamette Valley?

With snow in the forecast for the Willamette Valley, area tire centers said they are slammed with drivers who want to get ready. → Read More

Former Gresham mayor finds new way to give back to community

In the middle of the pandemic last year, Gresham’s longtime mayor stepped down, saying he needed to devote more time to his family and business — but it turns out he is still serving his community. → Read More

Local business provides ‘cart retrieval service’ for grocery stores

Have you gone to a grocery store lately and wondered where all of the shopping carts are? → Read More

Beaverton toddler fights ‘beyond rare’ gene mutation

Just 21 months ago, Tommy and Linda Pham welcomed their son Raiden into this world. But when he was 3 months old they noticed something was wrong. → Read More

‘Life is a gift’: Vancouver man gets heart transplant after 3-yr wait

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A Vancouver man who was in need of a heart transplant finally received the life-saving procedure last year after finding a hospital that would take on his case. Three years ago, KOIN 6 News spoke with Russ Dunn who was one of 20 patients on OHSU’s waiting list for a hear […] → Read More

Oregon’s Crown Act takes aim at hair discrimination

Beginning in 2022, Black workers and students in Oregon will be protected against hair discrimination since state lawmakers passed The Crown Act earlier this year. → Read More

Farmer’s tips for keeping a Christmas tree alive longer

With concerns over Christmas tree shortages this year after the heat wave, many people started shopping for their evergreen early. → Read More

Trucking companies struggle to find hires amid shortage

A Vancouver trucking company is having trouble finding drivers as supply chains nationwide are experiencing issues, including a massive trucker shortage. → Read More