OSP Investigating Deadly HWY 58 Crash

NEAR LOWELL, Ore. – One man is dead following a crash on Highway 58. The single-vehicle wreck was Wednesday night near milepost 15.5, east of Lowell. The driver, 58-year-old Bradley Rhea of Oakridge, was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say his pickup left the road, went over the guardrail, and ended up down an … Continue reading »

Two Dead in Lowell Car Wreck

LOWELL, Ore. – Two people are dead after a single-vehicle crash on Pengra Road outside of Lowell, according to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. A third person was flown by helicopter to a Springfield hospital with life-threatening injuries. The crash happened just before 10 p.m. on Sunday. Deputies confirmed the car was headed westbound when it … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Shuts Down Highway 58

UPDATE (July 9): We now know the name of a driver killed in a crash on Highway 58 Tuesday. Oregon State Police says this happened just after 5 p.m. They say an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center line and smashed into a westbound semi, which burst into flames. The driver of the pickup, 55-year-old … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 22

It’s the final Friday Night Blitz of the 2013 season. Watch highlights from four games, including defending 6A state champion Sheldon looking for go through Canby and into the semifinals. Also watch previews from several local teams that play on Saturday.

Friday Night Blitz – November 8

For the November 8 version of the Friday Night Blitz, it’s the first round of the state playoffs. Jake Zivin and Stephen Nelson bring you highlights from twelve games from teams in our area and scores from many others. Who moved on, and whose season came to an end?

Friday Night Blitz – November 1

It’s the play-in week at the 6A, 5A and 4A levels with Roseburg, Thurston, South Eugene, Marist, Churchill, Elmira and Douglas all trying to keep their seasons alive and advance to the state playoffs. At the lower levels, Pleasant Hill, Oakridge, Oakland and Lowell all close out their regular seasons.

Friday Night Blitz – October 25

For the October 25 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from twelve games including our game of the week between Springfield and Churchill. A few teams had opportunities to clinch league titles, while other schools were wrapping up their regular seasons.

Hiker Rescued By Lowell Fire Dist.

LOWELL, Ore. — A 57-year-old Eugene woman was recovering Monday, after she was rescued Sunday morning at the Fall Creek Reservoir. The women slipped while hiking and was badly hurt during her fall. Unable to walk, she was stranded until a rescue crew responded. The Lowell Rural Fire Protection District says it took about three … Continue reading »

Hiker Rescued Near Lowell

LOWELL, Ore. — Lane County Search and Rescue and the Lowell Fire Department came to the aid of an injured hiker near Fall Creek Reservoir Sunday. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the hiker was alone near the Puma Campground, when she fell and sustained injuries. Rescue teams worked for nearly three hours, crossing water … Continue reading »

Lowell Teen Pursues Six Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Growing, there are kids who are good at every subject in school or some who can sing any note, and then there are the ones who can play any sport. Akayla Devereaux is one of those multi-tasking athletes and was recently inspired to add a less conventional competition to her resume. Akayla … Continue reading »

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