A Cup for a Cause in Veneta

VENETA, Ore — A cup for a cause Thursday in Veneta; a huge outpouring of support for the families impacted by the fatal crash on Highway 126 near Mapleton, one week ago. Folks from all over came to Cup of Joe for a fundraiser benefiting the families of Abby Boydston and Olivia Nicol. People could … Continue reading »

Mapleton on the Mend

MAPLETON, Ore. — Friday was another somber day in Mapleton. Residents are still trying to wrap their heads around the loss of two of their own–Abby Boydston and Weston Bowman. Both were athletes, good students, and very much loved by their friends and family. Five teenagers were on their way to breakfast at Pop’s Gingerbread … Continue reading »

Town Mourns for Teens Killed in Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — The small town of Mapleton is devastated by the news of a fatal crash that happened on Highway 126 Thursday morning. People living in Mapleton say it’s one of those towns where everyone knows each other, which is why the whole community is absolutely devastated by this crash. Students at Mapleton High … Continue reading »

Two Students Die in Highway 126 Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — The town of Mapleton is grieving the loss of two high school students who died in a car crash Thursday morning. ODOT is already responding, saying they will increase the safety on Highway 126 as the deaths bring the number of fatalities on the highway up to 10 just this year. Oregon … Continue reading »

Woman Dies in Crash Near Mapleton

Near MAPLETON, Ore. — A crash on Highway 126 near Mapleton killed a woman driver around 1:30 Saturday afternoon. Oregon State Police say a woman driving an SUV was traveling west bound when she crossed the centerline and collided head on with a pickup truck pulling a trailer. The two people in the pick up … Continue reading »