Community Mourns Cottage Grove Man

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A tragic accident in the workplace leaves a Cottage Grove family without a husband and father. Justin Simons, 31, was killed Tuesday at the Weyerhaeuser Mill. It was a rough day, to say the least, for the Weyerhaeuser community. “We were called out to the Weyerhaeuser plant here on South 99 … Continue reading »

Mill Employees Look For Work After Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Employees of the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill spent Friday watching their former site of work as crews continued to mop up the fire.  As the company works to go over its insurance policies, 250 employees are wondering what they are going to do in the meantime without work. “It was just heartbreaking to … Continue reading »