Making a Difference: Life-Saving Lessons

EUGENE, Ore. — One look at Sean Mondragon, a 44-year-old PE instructor at Lane Community College, and you’d probably say he’s in good health. But about two weeks ago, his relationship with his daughter was put to the ultimate test. “It was pretty scary,” said Sean’s daughter Sophia Mondragon. Just after Christmas, Mondragon’s wife awoke … Continue reading »

Baby Dies After Being Left in Car

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 6-month-old baby died after police say the child was left in a car for six hours. The police and fire department responded to the Intel campus around 5 p.m. The child’s father, who works at Intel, made the call. Fire officials say the baby was in cardiac arrest. Responders performed CPR … Continue reading »

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Thanks EMTs

LEABURG, Ore. — A Springfield man who went into cardiac arrest this summer has quite a survival story, thanks to his wife and son and McKenzie Fire and Rescue. In an emotional reunion Wednesday night he thanked the firefighter-EMT’s who saved his life. It was a late summer evening in June. Paul and Wilma Roche … Continue reading »

Pet CPR Class Offered at Greenhill

EUGENE, Ore. — This is a dog story. A dog gone good story about 12-year-old Huck. Like most dogs he likes chasing balls. And performing tricks for treats. Kayla Bowcutt adopted Huck two years ago, who is a senior dog with many ball chasing years to go. But last April a game of fetch almost … Continue reading »