Crews Move Turbine Off Road

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews are still working to remove a huge piece of industrial equipment blocking an off ramp on Highway 126. Drivers are still being detoured from the 42nd Street exit. The massive turbine had traveled 3,000 miles from Kansas, but it rolled off the truck about a mile from its final destination. Crews … Continue reading »

Klamath Officer Shot; Suspect Sought

[UPDATE 5:50 PM] The Major Crime team is seeking a person of interest identified as William Jack Parkerson, age 30. Parkerson is a white male approximately 5′ 11″ and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He is bald and has a chest tattoo that reads, “Norte,” and an abdomen tattoo that reads “Under no Law/United Nortenos Locos.” [UPDATE … Continue reading »

Hatch Incubator Program at Sprout!

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — Sprout! in Springfield. It’s more than a farmers market. In the Sprout! commercial kitchen, entrepreneurs are cooking up opportunity. Kitchen space has been available for almost two years both hourly and monthly. Clients use the kitchen to prepare food or package it for retail sales, but a new program takes it a … Continue reading »

Recall of HP, Compaq Laptop Power Cords

(CNN) — If you have an HP laptop, you might want to check your charging cord. HP is recalling six million power cords because they can overheat and catch fire. The recall affects cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 for HP and Compaq notebooks, as well as certain docking stations. HP has received … Continue reading »

CDC Employee Exposed to Ebola

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring the health of one of its staff members after they were exposed to an international health worker in West Africa who tested positive for ebola. According to the CDC, the staff member returned to the U.S. on a charter flight, as scheduled, from their … Continue reading »

Girl Accidentally Kills Shooting Teacher

(CNN) DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — The Arizona shooting instructor who was shot by his 9-year-old student Monday has died. Charles Vacca was standing next to the 9-year-old girl when she pulled the trigger on an Uzi machine gun. The recoil sent the weapon over her head, and Vacca was shot. He was airlifted to a … Continue reading »

Male Wolf OR-7 to Get New Collar

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Biologists with the Department of Fish and Wildlife plan to capture the male wolf OR-7 to put a new tracking collar on him by the end of the year. OR-7 has traveled all over Oregon and into Northern California, but up until recently, biologists were not planning to re-collar the wolf. … Continue reading »

Network Enhancement at Autzen Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s big news for Ducks fans headed for Autzen Stadium Saturday. Most of you will finally be able to tweet text or post your pictures during the game. Verizon Wireless and AT&T have installed more than a hundred cell phone antennas throughout the stadium. The antennas are hidden behind the wrap around … Continue reading »

Personal Trainer Hosts CASA Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. – There are more than 1,000 children in foster care in Lane County because of abuse or neglect by their parents. Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA, provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in the county. Local trainer Gary Gonzalez with Move Well Personal Training has organized a fundraiser to help … Continue reading »

DFPA Moves Fire Danger Level to Extreme

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased the fire danger to extreme on its protected lands. The increase in the fire danger level is due to the hot and dry weather conditions, along with the severity of the drought stricken vegetation throughout the county. “With the current conditions, wildfires can easily start … Continue reading »

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