Volunteers Clean Up Trash at the BMWCMF

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — While the Bimart Willamette Country Music Festival is about fun and music for many people, local schools said they use this as a major fundraiser for their districts. Becca and Joey Almasie volunteered hours of their time at this year’s festival. “We go around in trailers and sell ice to the campers … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Hwy 228 Crash

HALSEY, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested a Halsey woman Friday in connection with a December 2013 crash on Highway 228 near Brownsville. OSP says 61-year-old Rhonda Horner was arrested for Assault in the Third Degree. On December 2, 2013 the car driven by Horner was westbound on Highway 228 near milepost 8 when it … Continue reading »

Update: Officer-Involved Shooting

HALSEY, Ore. — Officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting. It happened Thursday night on I-5 near Halsey in Linn County. Police say the shooting involved Salem police detective Angus “Scott” Emmons. At about 7:50 p.m. Thursday, the detective and another investigator were traveling southbound on I-5 south of Albany on their way to an assignment … Continue reading »

Horse Removed From Flipped Trailer

HALSEY, Ore. —  A horse was removed from a flipped over trailer on Interstate 5 early Friday afternoon, after the trailer unhooked from its hitch and crashed. Oregon State Police says 18-year-old Kyla Henninger of Eugene was driving northbound on I-5 in a pickup truck, and when she went over a bump in the road, … Continue reading »

Silo in Halsey Demolished

EUGENE, Ore. — An old grain silo in the middle of Halsey is coming down one piece at a time. Crews are demolishing the building that first went up back in 1952. It hasn’t been used in 15 years, though, and its owner says it’s become a kind of liability. “I hate to see it … Continue reading »