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Crews respond to fiery plane crash at Pearson Field Airport in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) - Emergency crews have responded to the Pearson Field Airport in Vancouver after a plane crashed Tuesday morning. Just after 7:30 a.m., crews responded to a crash at the airport, located at 101 East Reserve Street. Dispatch confirmed there was a fire involving a plane at the airport. When FOX 12 crews arrived to the scene, the flames were out.
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Matthew Wolff jumps to LIV Golf after PGA Tour struggles

Matthew Wolff is ditching his PGA Tour struggles for LIV Golf’s millions. The 23-year-old is among the latest golfers to jump ship to the Saudi-backed tour, which will hold its second event this week at Pumpkin Ridge in Portland, Ore. LIV Golf announced Monday that Wolff, Carlos Ortiz and No. 2-ranked amateur Eugenio Chacarra. Wolff burst onto the scene in 2019 with his unusual swing and earned his first PGA Tour win in July 2019 at the 3M Open. He then finished tied for fourth at the 2020 PGA Championship and second at the 2020 US Open. That rookie-year win, however, remains Wolff’s...
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What if the Trail Blazers drafted Kevin Durant?

It’s one of the biggest hypotheticals in NBA Draft history — What if Kevin Durant and Greg Oden had been selected in a different order?. The 15th anniversary of the 2007 NBA Draft is here. Sorry, Blazers fans. Let’s get this over with and delve into the latest...

Padraig Harrington fears LIV series poses threat to future of DP World Tour

Padraig Harrington fears for the future of the DP World Tour as the controversial LIV Golf series continues to send shockwaves through the sport.A number of the world’s top names have defied sanctions from the established tours to sign up for the lucrative Saudi-backed circuit, which stages its second tournament in Portland, Oregon this week.Harrington, the newly-crowned US Senior Open champion, believes the American-based PGA Tour is strong enough to survive the loss of these leading players but is less sure how its European counterpart will fare.The Irishman said: “I feel for the European Tour because there’s definitely room for...

Fire At Vancouver Homeless Camp Spreads

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A fire that started in a large homeless camp spread quickly to trees and other debris on Tuesday morning. Firefighters with Clark County Fire District 6 says the blaze near the Highway 99 and Interstate 5 interchange was stubborn to put out. One camper was injured...

On the Go with Joe at The Big Float

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - A popular summer event is getting ready to make a splash for the last time on the Portland waterfront. The Big Float is celebrating is 10th and last year on the Willamette River. The “last blast” will happen on Sunday, July 10, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

Businesses vandalized by group during march in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Several businesses and a patrol vehicle were damaged Sunday night during a march in southeast Portland. Just after 8 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a group of people marching near Southeast Belmont Street and Southeast Hawthorne Street. Police said the march was a splinter group of a larger, peaceful demonstration which happened within Laurelhurst Park.

1 person dies in small plane crash at Pearson Field in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. — One person died when a small plane crashed at Pearson Field in Vancouver on Tuesday morning, according to Vancouver police, Washington State Patrol (WSP) and fire officials in Clark County. The airfield is located at 101 East Reserve Street in Vancouver. Police responded to reports of...

Bus Service Cut in Portland as Driver Shortage Lingers

The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), the transit agency for the Portland region, is temporarily reducing transit service on ten bus lines due to an ongoing shortage of operators, according to an article by Tyler Graf posted on the TriMet website on June 22. TriMet is dealing with...

Where to Catch Big Fireworks Displays around Portland and Beyond This Fourth of July

Personal fireworks aren’t allowed in Portland this year, but there will still be plenty of fireworks shows to catch. Even if you're not feeling very patriotic at the moment, it can still be hard to imagine July without some bombs bursting in air—in a safe, controlled, not-starting-a-devastating-wildfire way. If you were hoping to dazzle the neighbors with your own show, you can't—at least not legally within Portland city limits.

Hair Of The Dog Brewery Shuts Down

All good things must come to an end. 30 years ago, there wasn’t a craft beer scene. People made craft beer, and businesses made craft beer, but nobody had a concept of what a “good” craft beer scene looked like. Portland was one of the first cities to embrace such a scene, and Hair Of The Dog Brewery was one of the first breweries to pioneer the trend.