Officials Warn of Ocean Dangers

FLORENCE, Ore. — A warning tonight about the dangers of visiting the beach after a Eugene man died this weekend trying to save a family member in Florence. Police say a log rolled over him, soon after a wave came crashing onshore. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue says it takes just a few inches of … Continue reading »

Man Dies After Being Crushed by Log

FLORENCE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the death of a 59-year-old Eugene man who was crushed by a log Sunday. Troopers say around 6 p.m., on the beach near the Driftwood Shores Resort, the man was standing on a log when the tide came in. The tide rolled the log causing him to … Continue reading »

Log Truck Looses Load Closing HWY 126

WALTERVILLE, Ore. — A crash on highway 126 Tuesday sent the driver of a log truck to the hospital. The road was shut down for hoursĀ  as crews cleaned up the mess. Just after 10 a.m. the highway was closed as five different agencies worked to clear the chaos caused by an overturned logging truck. … Continue reading »