Coaches and parents say a soccer club with ties to the Timbers and to a district board member controls the soccer fields
What 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."
We found uninsured people are joining health co-ops, which patients and doctors praise for offering affordable primary health care.
A 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.
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.
A major embezzlement case has hundreds of local homeowners wondering how one person took millions of dollars of their money.
Some kids got some Olympic help to learn the finer points of the forehand, backhand and winners down the baseline at a tennis camp for those in wheelchairs. KATU Photojournalist Monty Orrick was there for all the action.
Hundreds of babies are born every month in Vancouver. Some of them are born to mothers who can't afford even the most basic of things such as clothes, blankets and diapers.
Ever since the Goldbergs have spearheaded the Harper's Playground project, the community has really stepped up to the plate in a big way to help get it off the ground.
Vida Trout has volunteered more than 1200 hours at Adventist Medical Center.
She 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.
Lifeguards will soon be stationed at two of our areas most notorious swimming holes.
The parents of one 7-year-old boy who plays with both boys and girls toys say they support his interests – whatever they may be.
We found three ways you can legitimately make some cold hard cash. These opportunities won't make you rich, but they will put a little extra money in your pocket to pay bills, buy gas or get your daily latte.
Anti-prostitution advocates said the latest brazen move by people who sell prostitutes online dehumanizes the prostitutes even more and makes them more susceptible to violence.
A retired couple who are now serving as campground hosts in the Olympic National Forest have received high honors from the U.S. Forest Service.
Some 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.
A local high school baseball player whose neck was broken in a car crash is now wrapping up a successful senior season.
Firefighters with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue climb to great heights to help conquer cancer.
A Clackamas woman shares her story of being lured online by a predator in the hopes of helping other families spot the telltale signs.
Dumpy dogs can slim down at Indigo Ranch's 'Doggie Fat Camp' in Vernonia.
Kristi Spinuzza has a strange addiction - she eats dirt. She said her favorite kind of dirt are the small white rocks mixed in her flower pots. "They kind of break apart so they're not hard and crunchy," she explained.
Many Portlanders are bidding on storage units where tenants haven't paid their bill. They are hoping to find treasure inside and sell the items for a profit.
The head of the state agency that oversees teachers said there is no question her agency has seen more reports in recent years of sexual misconduct by teachers. That ranges from inappropriate exchanges to rape.
We take a look at personal protection that works - and what the experts say are the best ways to avoid becoming a victim.
Anyone who is in, or has gone to, high school knows it can be a tough place. But Lincoln High School senior Ethan Zerpa dreamed up a unique way to bring his school together.
Public records obtained by KATU show that one man who skipped his court date after being accused of sexual abuse then went on to claim dozens of unemployment payments from the State of Oregon.