Friends React to Murder Arrest

SWEET HOME, Ore. – A man has been charged with the murder of a Sweet Home woman, more than two weeks after she was found dead in the Umpqua National Forest. Friends of the victim, 36-year-old Heaven Angel King, are still trying to digest and understand the accusations. Austin Louis Rolfe, 33, was arraigned in the Lane … Continue reading »

Artist Paints with Bubbles

EUGENE, Ore. — Every artist has a method of crafting a masterpiece. For one Saturday Market artist, his method comes in the form of a straw, soap and bubbles. Artist David Placencia is taking painting to a new height, literally. He says his technique to creating his 3D works of art started as a simple … Continue reading »

Corvallis Wooden Sunglasses Craze

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two Oregon State University students had a vision of creating more eco-friendly outdoor products, and now, they are already selling biodegradable sunglasses to customers in more than 30 countries. Matthew Miner and Alex Cruft founded Bosky Optics about two years ago, and are now selling a line of wooden sunglasses. “Bosky is … Continue reading »

Eugene Marathon 2014 Route

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday is a big day for Track Town U.S.A. Thousands of runners will hit the pavement at 6 a.m. for the Eugene Marathon. The Eugene Police Department says roads along the route will be closed, so avoid the area if you can. Click on the video to look at the course runners … Continue reading »

Kids Graduate from Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — Lots of smiles, but, no caps and gowns for this graduation ceremony. More than a hundred pre-kindergarteners are the newest graduates of Safety Town. During Friday’s ceremony, a record 128 kids demonstrated their new skills and knowledge. Over the last two weeks, they learned all about bicycle, pedestrian, poison, fire, earthquake and … Continue reading »

LRAPA Warns of Mill Fire Debris Dangers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Debris from last week’s mill fire in Springfield is still being found within a five-mile radius of the site. Several residents have found burnt material ranging from the size of a quarter to the size of their palm. Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says people need to be very careful before handling … Continue reading »

Creswell Residents Warn About Break-ins

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is warning people in Creswell to lock their vehicles. There have been a number of reported break-ins over the week. Residents in a north Creswell neighborhood say they’re both concerned and frustrated with the recent rash of car break-ins, but they’re hoping this will encourage the entire … Continue reading »

SafeHaven Overwhelmed with 200+ Animals

TANGENT, Ore. — A humane society in Tangent is asking for help, after Albany Police rescued more than 200 rabbits and guinea pigs from an Albany residence this week. Police are citing 58-year-old Pamela O’Brien for animal neglect among other charges, after they found the animals stacked in cages in her garage. Investigators say the … Continue reading »

Suspect Arraigned for Murder

EUGENE, Ore. — More than two weeks after a Sweet Home woman was found dead in the Umpqua National Forest, a man has been charged with her death. The suspect was arraigned in the Lane County Jail on Friday. Thirty-three-year-old Austin Louis Rolfe was booked on July 9, the same day Heaven King was found … Continue reading »

Relay for Life Starts Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people are making the rounds at the Willamette High School track in Eugene Friday, fighting cancer one lap at a time. Relay for Life is quite an emotional event for survivors and those who’ve lost loved ones to cancer. There’s a huge showing of support. Organizers say this is the third … Continue reading »

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