Down Trees Causing Power Outages

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Sounds of snapping limbs filled Cottage Grove Friday night as freezing rain started weighing down trees. The National Weather Service says there was up a .25″ of ice coating trees that plunged many homes into darkness. Electric crews all over Lane County were out repairing electric lines that were taken down … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 31, 2014

For the January 31 edition of the Roundball Wrap, see highlights from 13 games, including a very special RBW Game of the Night between Luke Jackson’s Northwest Christian and Oregon Tech as OIT head coach Danny Miles went for career win No. 1,000. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken also have a dozen prep highlights plus … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 24, 2014

For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.

Truck Driver Escapes Semi Fire

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Several lanes along I-5 northbound were blocked off early Thursday morning after a semi truck caught fire. It happened near Cottage Grove at milepost 174. The semi was carrying loads of water bottles from Sacramento to Woodburn when the flames broke out. It took South Lane fire crews roughly 20 minutes … Continue reading »

Friends and Family Remember Tammy Borda

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Friends and family of Tammy Borda are remembering her Saturday in Cottage Grove. Tammy Borda was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend in December. It was an emotional day for those that knew Tammy. Friends and family of all ages were present at the memorial service and they say they still can’t … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Police Work Crime Scene

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Crime tape is up in Cottage Grove, surrounding the home of a missing woman’s ex-boyfriend. Investigators have yet to release many details. Cottage Grove Police would only say they’re working an active crime scene. Tape is up around a large area on 1411 Birch Street encompassing several homes. The daughter of … Continue reading »

Last Day of Toy Distribution

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The early blast of winter weather was tough on everyone especially on Toys for Tots collection. Organizers say it’s been a busy and worrisome distribution weekend for them, because each day they were concerned they wouldn’t have all they wanted and needed to serve the families in our community this year. … Continue reading »

Parents Line Up for Tickets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Toys for Tots collection campaign will be over Saturday after the Springfield Parade, but now comes the really fun part. At 10 a.m. Friday, more than a hundred people were lined up at the Springfield Armory, to get a ticket for this weekend’s toy handout five hours before the doors opened. … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 22

It’s the final Friday Night Blitz of the 2013 season. Watch highlights from four games, including defending 6A state champion Sheldon looking for go through Canby and into the semifinals. Also watch previews from several local teams that play on Saturday.

Friday Night Blitz – November 8

For the November 8 version of the Friday Night Blitz, it’s the first round of the state playoffs. Jake Zivin and Stephen Nelson bring you highlights from twelve games from teams in our area and scores from many others. Who moved on, and whose season came to an end?

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