Dorena Fatal Crash Driver Indentified

DORENA, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the death of a man found in his car Thursday night in Dorena. The driver has been identified as 75-year-old Robert Peck of Dorena. His caregiver reported him missing just three days ago, and it was only through the eyes of a passing commercial … Continue reading »

Paying Tribute to a Lost Brother

NEAR DORENA LAKE, Ore. — A break in the case of an apparent hit and run crash that killed a man near Dorena Lake this weekend. The medical examiner determined the man was lying in the road, not standing up, when he was hit. Oregon State Police says it found the body of 39-year-old Reuben … 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 »

Brian Trumbo Memorial Planned

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Family and friends finalized plans to remember Brian Trumbo, the Sutherlin man whose body was found near Dorena Reservoir last week. A memorial will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Sutherlin Eagles Lodge, located at 116 E Second Avenue in Sutherlin. Trumbo was missing for more than two … Continue reading »

County Investigates Oakland Man’s Death

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the death of a missing Oakland man does not appear to be suspicious. Search and rescue crews found the body of Brian Trumbo last week near Dorena Resevoir. The Lane County medical examiner is waiting for toxicology reports before releasing a cause of death. The … Continue reading »

Deputies Find Man’s Body in Reservoir

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Lane County sheriff’s deputies believe they may have found the body of Brian Trumbo. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it found a male body on the north side of Dorena Reservoir near the Harms Park boat landing. Trumbo was last seen leaving his Oakland home on Dec. 11. The medical … Continue reading »

Friends Search for Missing Man

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Friends and family have joined Lane County rescue crews in the search for a missing Oakland man. Brian Trumbo, 27, has been missing for more than two weeks, and a group of about 10 friends decided to take search efforts into their own hands Tuesday in the Dorena Lake area. They … Continue reading »

Crews Break Ground on Facility at Dam

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — For more than 60 years the Dorena Lake Dam has controlled flood waters and provided recreation. Now after more than a decade to get final approval to retrofit the dam, in the company of Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Peter DeFazio, crews finally broke ground on the hydroelectric facility. Riverbank Power … Continue reading »