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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).
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.
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.
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
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.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|