http://komonews.s3.amazonaws.com/050213FirstOption.mp4First Option Mortgage & Rebuilding Together JR Downs of First Option Mortgage and Mitch Falkenstein, Board Member for Rebuilding Together, joined us today to share how volunteers for National Rebuilding Day in Portland last Saturday (April 27th) helped local families repair and rehabilitate their homes. For more on Rebuilding Together click here or call 503-943-7515 to donate or volunteer your time.
http://komonews.s3.amazonaws.com/050213VintageJewlery.mp4Create Vintage-Style Jewelry for Mom Trying to find that perfect gift for Mom on Mother's Day? Why not create some vintage-style jewelry yourself with vintage looking metal pieces and paint made especially for an aged, patina look on the metal. It's easy with the huge variety of jewelry supplies and paints available and our Craft Expert, Shirley Rufener, showed Helen how simple and fun it can be! Click here for full instructions.http://media.katu.com/images/160*90/Jewlery3.jpghttp://media.katu.com/images/Jewlery3.jpghttp://www.katu.com/amnw/segments/205451921.html205451921
http://komonews.s3.amazonaws.com/050213KidsandAllergies.mp4Infants, Toddlers & Allergies Is your baby's runny nose, watery eyes and crankiness just another cold? Or could it be a symptom of allergies? How early is too early for allergies? Pediatrician, Dr. George Bengston, had advice for parents and babies to breathe easier.http://media.katu.com/images/160*90/George15.jpghttp://media.katu.com/images/George15.jpghttp://www.katu.com/amnw/segments/205456881.html205456881
http://komonews.s3.amazonaws.com/050213WhatDoesThisDo.mp4What Does This Do? Producers tried to stump Dave and Helen with unusual gadgets and their uses.http://media.katu.com/images/160*90/What4.jpghttp://media.katu.com/images/What4.jpghttp://www.katu.com/amnw/segments/205457071.html205457071
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/mountedp-1367469972.smi.mp4Off the saddle: Portland's mounted patrol on the chopping blockHaving officers on horseback is a safety resource that's a rare sight in cities across the country. But here in Portland the mounted patrol is out daily.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/130501_mounted_patrol_405.jpghttp://media.katu.com/images/130501_mounted_patrol_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/local/205722801.html205722801Hillary Lake KATU News and KATU.com Staff
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/waterblo-1367475562.smi.mp4Woman finds 'ick' in her bottled water. Is it dangerous?KATU got the sealed bottle from Dorothy Bliss, a Vancouver woman who found a semi-solid white substance floating in two bottles of "Northwest!" lemon-flavored water she bought from WinCo days prior.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/130501_mold_bottled_water_405.jpghttp://media.katu.com/images/130501_mold_bottled_water_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/local/205709191.html205709191Ian Parker KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/CTC4pmco-1367451291.smi.mp4Few answers as to why gunman opened fire in Clackamas mallAfter months of interviewing 227 people and fielding 311 tips, investigators said Wednesday they still have no idea why Jacob Tyler Roberts opened fire in Clackamas Town Center, killing two people and seriously injuring a third.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/broken+glass+thumbnail.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/local/205637861.html205637861http://media.katu.com/images/broken+glass+thumbnail.jpgLaura McVicker, KATU.com Staff
http://komonews.s3.amazonaws.com/050113Commit2BeFit.mp4Commit 2 Be Fit KATU and Family Matters are challenging the community to commit 2 Be FIt this year by making healthy lifestyle changes. Next Monday, May 6th, KATU News is dedicating the day to the initiative. KATU Anchors Deb Knapp and Melanie Wingo stopped by to tell us more.
Watch KATU News all day Monday, May 6th, starting at 6:00am.
You'll find more information about Commit 2 Be Fit on our Family Matters page.
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/pot-1367302811.4.smi.mp4Woman claims she was fired for inhaling second-hand pot smokeYou can't get drunk if the person next to you is overdoing it with the booze. But what if they were smoking pot? The consequences of breathing their second-hand smoke could lead to your firing or even a DUI.http://media.komonews.com/images/160*120/130430_Cheryl_Hale_1.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/local/205293151.html205293151http://media.komonews.com/images/130430_Cheryl_Hale_1.jpgMatt Markovich
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/nbareloc-1367345465.9.smi.mp4NBA committee votes to deny Kings relocation to SeattleThe National Basketball Association's Relocation Committee voted unanimously on Monday to recommend that a proposal to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle be denied.http://media.komonews.com/images/160*120/130429_kings_nba_1.jpghttp://www.katu.com/sports/professional/205293261.html205293261http://media.komonews.com/images/130429_kings_nba_1.jpgKOMO Staff & Associated Press
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/Untitled-1367202843.smi.mp4Recommendation on Kings sale expected MondayThe NBA relocation committee is expected to issue a recommendation Monday then the other owners have seven business days to decide.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/130425_chris_hansen_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/sports/professional/205166171.html205166171http://media.katu.com/images/130425_chris_hansen_405.jpgKelly Koopmans
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/bugleapp-1366507856.12.smi.mp4Seattle developers create app to save lives of lost hikersSome local app developers hope their newest creation will help save the lives of hikers lost in the mountains.http://media.komonews.com/images/160*120/130420_smartphone_bugle_app_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/local/203940471.html203940471http://media.komonews.com/images/130420_smartphone_bugle_app_405.jpgTheron Zahn
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/furlough-1366593635.14.smi.mp4Alaska Airlines warns of flight delays from FAA furloughsAlaska Airlines is recommending that passengers check the status of their flights before leaving for the airport and allow additional time to check in when traveling due to furloughs of air traffic controllers.http://media.komonews.com/images/160*120/121011_alaska_airlines_boeing_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/business/203926791.html203926791http://media.komonews.com/images/121011_alaska_airlines_boeing_405.jpgKOMO Staff and Associated Press
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/rbobosto-1366333881.4.smi.mp4FBI releases images of 2 suspects at Boston MarathonThe FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public's help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack.http://media.komonews.com/images/160*120/130419_suspects_1a.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/national/203674841.html203674841http://media.komonews.com/images/130419_suspects_1a.jpgADAM GELLER, Associated Press
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120625Ev-1340640422.1.smi.mp4Everyday Hero: Teen takes on malaria with grassroots campaignWhat if you didn't go to the movies for one night or skipped that latte for a few days? That money could actually save a life. That's the message one local teenager wants to get out, which is why she is a KATU "Everyday Hero."http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120625-Grace-Altree-405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/160252305.html160252305http://media.katu.com/images/120625-Grace-Altree-405.jpgSteve Dunn, KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120615ev-1339870340.smi.mp4Everyday Hero: Dr. Lori SaliernoA local woman is challenging herself, and others, to be an agent of change. Dr. Lori Salierno is biking 3,000 miles across the U.S. as part of a program called Teach One to Lead One.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120616_everyday_hero.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/159304175.html159304175http://media.katu.com/images/120616_everyday_hero.jpgSteve Dunn KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120615ho-1339869415.1.smi.mp4Where will these historic steam locomotives go?After thousands of volunteer hours and millions of dollars in donations, the effort to save three historic steam locomotives and put them on display is on track. But it hasn't pulled into the station quite yet. KATU's Joe English shows us why the trains are about to be homeless.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120616_train.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/159303515.html159303515http://media.katu.com/images/120616_train.jpgKATU.com Staff
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120601ev-1338615719.smi.mp4Everyday Heroes: 100-year-old Vida Trout volunteers at AdventistVida Trout has volunteered more than 1200 hours at Adventist Medical Center.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120601_vida_trout.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/156596195.html156596195http://media.katu.com/images/120601_vida_trout.jpgSteve Dunn KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120525ev-1338014867.smi.mp4Everyday Hero: Mako GediShe came to the U.S. 12 years ago unable to speak English and shy. Today Mako Gedi has overcome her challenges and taken a lead in making sure everyone at her school is prepared when disaster strikes.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120526_mako.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/154372925.html154372925http://media.katu.com/images/120526_mako.jpgSteve Dunn KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/KATUPawn-1337458477.smi.mp4Local 'pawn star' gives us the skinny on the bizSome folks turn to pawn shops when they need cash fast and business is booming, not just because of the down economy but also a hit TV show. Meet one of our local pawn stars from Vancouver.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120519_pawn_shop2.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/152161295.html152161295http://media.katu.com/images/120519_pawn_shop2.jpgAnita Kissee KATU News
http://kidkbim.s3.amazonaws.com/120519ev-1337411075.smi.mp4Everyday Heroes: Firefighter Stair Climb raises funds to fight cancerFirefighters with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue climb to great heights to help conquer cancer.http://media.katu.com/images/160*120/120519_firefighter_stair_climb_405.jpghttp://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/152133385.html152133385http://media.katu.com/images/120519_firefighter_stair_climb_405.jpgSteve Dunn KATU News