Livestock Dead in Barn Fire

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — South Lane County Fire and Rescue was called to a barn fire at the intersection of London and Latham Roads in Cottage Grove around 6 a.m. Sunday. Crews arrived to find the structure fully involved with fire. The barn was being used as  temporary housing for five occupants. No injuries were … Continue reading »

Saturday Hit-and-Run Victim Identified

DORENA, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for your help in finding the driver who hit and killed a man, and drove away Saturday night. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls of a body in the middle of the road just after 10:30 p.m. Authorities say the victim in this case is … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help, Fatal Hit & Run

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – A man was found dead in the middle of the road Saturday night after an apparent hit and run, East of Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police is reaching out to the public, hoping someone can help them figure out who was driving when the pedestrian was hit. Police say someone found … Continue reading »

Bob the Bike Builder

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — It’s no secret that Oregon is one of the most bike friendly states in the country. One Cottage Grove man is helping people all over Lane County live up to that. Bob Ehler joined the Facebook group “Pay It Forward Cottage Grove” a few months ago, hoping to give back in … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Pays it Forward

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Facebook is great for sharing links and connecting with friends, but a group of women from Cottage Grove is using the social media site to improve the lives of people they don’t even know. What started out as a small idea last December has since grown into a big effort to … Continue reading »

Yellow Point Fire Update, Sept. 8

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – The Yellow Point fire continues to burn 25 miles west of Cottage Grove. The fire has burned 746 acres and was 15 percent contained as of Monday morning. Firefighters completed hand lines Sunday night and will focus on holding the established line and begin mop up operations Monday. South Sisters Road … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – September 5

For the September 5th edition of Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from 11 games including our Game of the Week between Sheldon and visiting Lakeridge.

Trenton Nowak’s Family Remembers Him

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — We first met Trenton Nowak three weeks ago. He was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor in June and given six months to live. He lost the battle just two months later on Sunday, August 17. “Really hectic and sad and overwhelming. We’re just trying to keep it together and get … Continue reading »

Trenton’s Shopping Spree At Cabela’s

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Cottage Grove boy diagnosed with a fatal illness got to go on a big shopping spree Monday in Springfield. Seven year old, Trenton Nowak, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June and given just a couple months to live. On Monday, the Make-A-Wish foundation gave Trenton a chance to buy … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Death Investigation

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest following an investigation into a woman’s body found on the side of USFS Road 2212. On July 9, 2014, deputies found the body of Heaven Raynell King, 36, of Sweet Home, about 35 miles southeast of Cottage Grove. Detectives and the Lane … Continue reading »

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