Annette Newell

Evening News reporter, producer and anchor

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Annette Newell

Holiday shopping and shipping are unique challenges ahead

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  A pandemic, major supply chain fiascos, and a holiday season -- Mix them up and… look out.  KBOO's Annette Newell talked to personal finance expert Trey Bodge for some advice on handling a tricky time in the months ahead, how to save money, and keep your vulnerable love... Read more

Youth climate activists rally against I-5 expansion, demand accountability from ODOT

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  Every two weeks since April, a group of young climate leaders rally outside the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Headquarters in downtown Portland. They say they're demanding accountability, as ODOT and state leaders move forward with an I-5 freeway expansion i... Read more

Pandemic prompts a second look at existing healthcare coverage

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  As the COVID 19 pandemic continues, people in Oregon and Washington may want to take a second look at their health care coverage.  And if they don't have health insurance, there's an opportunity to get it now for less money through the American Rescue Plan.  In this inte... Read more

Disabled American Veterans group helps veterans find work and support through the pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 4:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  There are hundreds of thousands of veterans in Oregon and Washington, many surviving with challenging disabilities and health conditions.  KBOO's Annette Newell spoke to Jeff Hall, with the group Disabled American Veterans, to find out more about programs to help them co... Read more

Pacific Northwest needs to plan for needs of aging residents, doctor says

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
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  With more and more people fully vaccinated, soon people will be able to start planning for what comes after the pandemic. COVID has exposed that "being well" requires a lot of individual needs being met, especially for older Americans.  KBOO's Annette Newell speaks with... Read more

Research links colon cancer survival in younger women to where they live

Airs at: Thu, 03/18/2021 at 5:15pm
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  New research shows that colon cancer survival rates in younger women are strongly linked to where those women live. This comes as this type of cancer is showing up more frequently in younger adults. KBOO's Annette Newell spoke with Dr. David Greenwald, the President of t... Read more

Advances in gastrointestinal cancer treatment heralded this World Cancer Day

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  The global pandemic that has lasted nearly a year has brought to light many deficiencies in our healthcare systems in the United States. Today on this "World Cancer Day,"  KBOO's Annette Newell talks to an expert about new tools for gastrointestinal cancer which they cal... Read more

At-home injury risk increases with pandemic requirements to stay home

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  As people stay home more in the pandemic, the danger to families is not just the threat of COVID.  Kids are more at risk of injuries and even deaths because of a common type of accident in the home.   KBOO's Annette Newell recently talked to a mother, Alyssa Carlson, who... Read more

How federal intervention could tackle the challenges to Columbia and Snake River salmon runs

Airs at: Thu, 01/21/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  Salmon runs on the Columbia and Snake rivers have faced major habitat loss, channelized streams and infrastructure invasion to their native spawning grounds over the past decades. While preservation efforts persist across Washington, Idaho and Oregon to save salmon runs,... Read more

Native American Youth and Family Center receives grant to help houseless Native families

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
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  Imagine getting what you think is spam, and it turns into a $5 million grant to help Native families who are homeless and suffering during the pandemic. That's the story of Paul Lumley, the Executive Director of the Native American Youth and Family Center in Portland. He... Read more