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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: April 16, 2012

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Latest posts

  1. One Dead in Plane Crash — August 19, 2014
  2. Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide — August 19, 2014
  3. President Obama to Discuss Ferguson — August 17, 2014
  4. Springfield Fills the Bus — August 17, 2014
  5. Sad Ending for Baby Osprey — August 17, 2014

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  1. School Closures and Delays (Dec. 18) — 51 comments
  2. Cottage Grove Speedway Shut Down — 30 comments
  3. Eugene Man Found in Columbia River — 16 comments
  4. Other School Closures and Delays: Dec. 6 — 14 comments
  5. Cemetery Proposal Causes Concern — 10 comments

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One Dead in Plane Crash

PETALUMA, Calif. — ABC affiliate station KGO is reporting one person has died in a small plane crash in Marin County on the border of Petaluma and Novato after leaving from Brookings, Oregon. The crash set off a small grass fire near Hicks Valley and Marshall-Petaluma Road. According to preliminary information from the FAA, the pilot … Continue reading »

Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

  UPDATE: The victim is identified as David Jesse Hortman, 43, of Walker, Michigan. Hortman was in Oregon for a show where he was an exhibitor for an RV supply company. He had parked his vehicle near the south jetty for the night and appeared to have been asleep at the time of the shooting. The Oregon … Continue reading »

President Obama to Discuss Ferguson

(CNN) — President Obama is set to meet with Attorney General Eric Holder Monday to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. That’s according to a White House official. It comes just over a week after a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed African American teen, leading to days of protests and violence in the … Continue reading »

Springfield Fills the Bus

Springfield, Ore. — Some kids in Springfield are getting a helping hand to prepare for school. Partners such as Brattain House, the Springfield School District and the Wal-mart on Olympic Street all teamed up to Fill the Bus with backpacks and school supplies. With nearly 60 percent of kids in the school district qualifying for … Continue reading »

Sad Ending for Baby Osprey

UPDATE: The baby bird that was rescued from an 80-foot tall tree was found dead Saturday morning. The Executive director of Chintimini Wildlife Center says although it was not a happy ending to the story, they appreciated getting out the word on the well-being of this species. CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis wildlife center tried … Continue reading »

Central Point Approves Marijuana Tax

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point City Council passed a second reading of an ordinance on Thursday night that will tax medical and recreational marijuana. Even though the mayor and city councilors have made it very clear that they don’t want any form of marijuana anywhere in Central Point. In a unanimous vote, Central … Continue reading »

Truck Carrying Wine Bottles Crashes

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Drivers along I-5 southbound at mile post 44 north of Gold Hill will be moving through just a single lane Friday. That’s because a truck carrying 50,000 empty glass wine bottles crashed early Friday morning. ODOT representatives say all of the glass bottles have to be removed from the trailer before … Continue reading »

SeaWorld Stock Down 30%

(CNN) — SeaWorld shares are taking a bath. The theme park operator’s stock plunged 30 percent Wednesday, after reporting weak earnings and lackluster attendance for the year. SeaWorld Entertainment says revenue will likely drop 6 to 7 percent for the year. Analysts had expected a revenue jump for the year. Several factors may be to … Continue reading »

Michael Brown Suspect in Robbery

FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — There’s a new chapter in the controversy that has gripped the town of Ferguson, Missouri. Police there say Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was gunned down by a police officer, was the suspect in a robbery. Police documents accuse brown of stealing cigars from a convenience store, and roughing up the … Continue reading »

Out & About: August 15th-17th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival “The Goonies” McKenzie River Chainsaw Art Festival Cottage Grove Western Oregon Exhibition (W.O.E.) and the Gene Campbell Memorial Lumberjack Show Eugene Emeralds vs. Hillsboro Hops For more information on other great events, or to submit your … Continue reading »

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