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What are the major television channels located in Portland?

KGW

Channel 8 began in 1956, and was originally owned and operated by King Broadcasting in Seattle. The station became an NBC affiliate in 1960 and is now known as Northwest NewsChannel 8. KGW currently boasts having Portland's top-rated newscasts in the morning, at 5, 6, 6:30 and 11 (market #23).

1501 SW Jefferson Street
(503) 226-5000

KGW

   
What are the major newspapers in Portland?

The Oregonian

This is the homepage for The Oregonian, a 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, responsible for providing local and national news to Oregonians. Be sure and check out information for home delivery, classified advertising, classroom tools for educators, and submitting your news and press releases.

The Oregonian

   
Are there any magazine publications in Oregon?

Cascadia Times

Two former environment reporters for The Oregonian, Kathie Durbin and Paul Koberstein, have been the main force behind Cascadia Times since it launched its first issue in March 1995. Cascadia Times is the only publication based in the Pacific Northwest serving that region with in-depth coverage of environmental and natural resource issues.

Cascadia Times

   
Where can I find info on the origins of city names in Oregon?

Dallas, Where?

Dallas, Phoenix, St.Paul, Albany, Salem, and Portland. Sounds like a great line-up of major U.S. cities, doesn't it? Did you know you could visit each one of these cities and never leave Oregon? It's true. Here's an interesting article from a local reporter...

"Originality Lurks Behind Plain Oregon Names"
by Carol McAlice Currie
StatesmanJournal - December 28, 2001

   
What are the major television channels located in Portland?

KOIN

KOIN first opened its doors in 1925 when it became one of the pioneer stations of the Pacific Northwest. Then, by 1930, KOIN joined the CBS affiliates. This "News at the Speed of Life" channel continues to offer complete news, weather, sports and entertainment for Oregonians.

222 SW Columbia

KOIN

   
What are the major television channels located in Portland?

KATU

From the Fisher Broadcasting System comes The "Breaking News Channel," KATU Channel 2, CBS's affiliate in Portland, Oregon.

2153 NE Sandy Boulevard
(503) 231-4222, toll-free 1-800-777-KATU

KATU

   
Are there any Portland-based radio stations?

KINK

If your musical tastes focus on Adult Contemporary, head to KINK 102 on your FM dial. Get the latest Northwest and national news, as well as info on their programming guide including favorite drive times.

KINK 102 FM

   
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