Saturday, June 25, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Firefighters training for the upcoming fire season

These are screen captures from video I shot today in Sweet Home. During the summer, these seasonal workers put in long days to help extinguish mountain blazes. Reporter Emily Sinovic and I spoke with several firefighters who really enjoy this kind of work. Our story airs at 6:30 on KATU.

Fire Atire

I'm out in Sweet Home shooting video of firefighters training.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Can this car really travel 700 miles on just 5 gallons of gas?

The story I did Friday on KATU has sparked discussion among engineers about whether a Salem man's dream is the real deal. To join in on the conversation click here and read the comments.

The inventor says this is just a "proof of concept" car. The technology, he says, can be put into a full sized vehicle to boost efficiency. What do you think?

Friday, June 10, 2011

A Salem man says he's invented a car that gets 140 mpg

I took a test drive around town and took a peak under the hood. See it for yourself on KATU at 4p.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Bush House



On the floor of the Oregon House of Reps. Listening to resolutions honoring fallen officers. Later we will be covering the vote on health exchanges. Sb99

Friday, June 3, 2011

How much smoke is too much?

They say fences make good neighbors, except when smoke billows over that fence. Aloha residents complain about their neighbors burning habits. Patrick Preston and I jump right into the middle of all of it.