Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash

VIDA, Ore. — A Blue River woman is dead after an early-morning crash on Highway 126. Police say a Toyota Camry was driving eastbound at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday when it crossed the center line. The car’s driver over-corrected and crashed into a ditch near milepost 30. Police say the driver, 40-year-old Jennifer Coach, was … Continue reading »

Track and Field of Dreams

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Field of Dreams was baseball. Track and Field of dreams, is track and field. And that’s exactly what they have in the McKenzie Community Track and Field. A grand opening and track and field events were held Friday to show off the finished product. It’s the result of dreams and donations … Continue reading »

911 Outage: Blue River

BLUE RIVER, Ore. – 911 service has been restored for residents living in Blue River. It was disrupted earlier Monday. Century Link is investigating the cause.

911 Services Down in Blue River

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — The city of Blue River and it’s surrounding areas experienced a phone outage on Sunday. Century Link said the outages are isolated to that area, however residents can make phone calls within the area. 911 isn’t operational, so residents who have an emergency are urged to call the fire district at … Continue reading »

Winter Weather Causes Slick Conditions

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — The winter storm may have moved out of Lane County, but the moisture it left behind could still cause some problems for travelers headed to the Cascades. The snow and slush from that winter storm could potentially freeze overnight and cause some patches of black ice. Roads in higher elevations are … Continue reading »