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Blue Friday

Fifteen sailboats, one motor yacht, one trawler. Those were the only boats I saw on the Columbia, today, the day after Thanksgiving. Force 3 wind. One dumb guy (me) with just oars. No lines. No shopping. Fantastic.

Sail & Oar

Salvation Army needs more bell ringer volunteers

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The holiday season is in full swing — prompting the Salvation Army to find more bell ringers for its 2017 Kettle Season. 120 more words


Black Lives Matter gathers at Hollywood Transit Center

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A “protest and community service” event organized by Don’t Shoot Portland began at 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Transit Center at NE 42nd Avenue. 212 more words

Multnomah County

8 years on: Who killed Nancy Bergeson?

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — When federal public defense attorney Nancy Bergeson died November 24, 2009, there were no visible marks on her body found in the dining room of her Southwest Portland home. 170 more words

Multnomah County

Crowd fills Pioneer Courthouse Square for tree lighting

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands of people filled Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland early Friday evening for the annual lighting of the city’s Holiday Tree. 132 more words

Multnomah County

Ready, set, shop: It's Black Friday

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The lines were ready — and so were the socks. Five minutes before their normal 5 a.m. opening, Fred Meyer stores opened on Black Friday to let shoppers in and take advantage of all the deals, including their annual sock sale. 526 more words