Assault Victim in Critical Condition

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Lebanon man is fighting for his life in a Corvallis hospital after police say two teenagers assaulted him, trying to steal his bicycle last week. Lebanon Police arrested 19-year-old Jesse Jay Jimenez and an unnamed 17-year-old for assaulting Ronald Whitehead. Whitehead is at Good Samaritan Hospital in critical condition. His family … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Homicide Case

LEBANON, Ore. — Authorities in Linn County were investigating the death of a Lebanon man as a homicide. According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the body of 48-year-old Wayne Klavano was discovered by his parents Monday night at a campsite near the Upper Soda Fork Road on Highway 20. Klavano had an appointment that … Continue reading »

Vandals Hit National Guard Compound

LEBANON, Ore.– Vandals destroying multiple cars belonging to soldiers in the Oregon National Guard, and police don’t believe it was a random attack. Vandals hit a secured national guard compound in Lebanon, belonging to Alpha Troop 1/82 Cavalry. A total of 11 privately owned vehicles had their windows smashed out and some were ransacked. Soldiers … Continue reading »

National Guard Cars Vandalized

LEBANON, Ore. — Police say a total of 11 privately owned vehicles belonging to National Guard soldiers were vandalized and ransacked. Police believe the crimes were committed out of anger toward the National Guard. Vandals hit the secured National Guard compound in Lebanon belonging to Alpha Troop 1-82 Cavalry when the soldiers were away on … Continue reading »

Highway 20 Paving Project Under Way

LEBANON, Ore. — Busy Highway 20 in Lebanon is about to get a lot busier. A paving project is under way, so ODOT is sending out the warning: prepare for traffic and restrictions. Crews are removing and replacing asphalt on a four-mile stretch from the Albany and Eastern Railroad tracks to the intersection of Crowfoot … Continue reading »

Vietnam War Veteran Buried after Nearly 47 Years

LEBANON, Ore. — A Lebanon airman was finally laid to rest Friday after being killed in action in 1965. Chief Master Sergeant Arden Hassenger’s remains were found in March near Laos. Family and friends gathered in Lebanon to finally bury Hassenger after it took him nearly 47 years to come home. Hassenger’s gravestone has been … Continue reading »

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