Forest River Hiring

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Forest River Facility is looking to hire dozens of new employees over the next few months. The company moved into the old Monaco Plant on Diamond Hill Drive in August and they’re not wasting any time getting the factory back up and running. Former Monaco management and a few other staff … Continue reading »

EA Sports’ Tiny Titan Glitch

A software glitch with the EA Sports Madden 2015 is getting some laughs Monday night. The glitch causes Tennessee Titan linebacker Christian Kirksey, to be miniature. In real life, Kirksey is 6’2” tall and 235 pounds, but he shows up on the field as a tiny little Titan. EA Sports says it’s going to fix … Continue reading »

Possible Data Breach at Home Depot

EUGENE, Ore. — Home Depot is investigating a possible data security breach. The company announced Monday that it’s partnering with banks and law enforcement to investigate “some unusual activity” related to customers. The company promises to alert customers if, in fact, their system was hacked.

Springfield Superintendent Talks Plans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Summer vacation is ending for kids around town this week as the new school year begins. Tuesday the superintendent of the Springfield School District discussed her plans for the upcoming school year. “There’s a lot of work that needs to be done to increase student success in the Springfield School District,” said … Continue reading »

Back to School Health Tips

EUGENE, Ore. — With school starting this week, it’s a great time to brush up on some tips to make sure your kids stay healthy. Flu is the biggest concern at schools this time of year. The Lane County Public Health Department urges parents and children to get the flu shot early. Other illnesses to … Continue reading »

OSP: Six Die in Crashes this Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicated six people died in five separate traffic crashes in Oregon during Labor Day Weekend. On August 30, a 74-year-old bicyclist from St. Helens was killed when a distracted driver struck him from behind as he rode westbound on Highway 30 west of … Continue reading »

Man Cited for Illegally Catching Fish

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife troopers cited an Astoria man on several commercial fish-related charges after seizing illegally caught fish. OSP seized 748 pounds of illegally caught Chinook salmon and a 1,200 foot gillnet used to catch the fish. Around 10:30 p.m. Friday, the troopers checked a boat belonging to Duffy … Continue reading »

ISIS Claims to Have Beheaded American

(CNN) — A new video appears to show the execution of Steven Sotloff, the second American killed by a member of the Islamist terror group ISIS. In the view, Sotloff addresses the president, saying in part, “Obama, your foreign policy of intervention in Iraq was supposed to be for preservation of American lives and interests, … Continue reading »

Deception Complex Fire Update

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The air quality may be improving, but the deception complex continues to burn near Oakridge. The fires have burned more than 2,200 acres since they started around August 12. They’re 55 percent contained. Cooler temperatures and light rain helped improved conditions over the weekend. Eight helicopters are being used to attack the … Continue reading »

Fast-Food Workers to Strike Thursday

(CNN) — Get ready for possibly long lines and delays at your favorite fast-food spots on Thursday. Thousands of fast food workers from McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell are now threatening nationwide walkouts, massive protests, and even civil disobedience this week in their fight for higher wages. It’s the latest in the two-year fight to … Continue reading »

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