Student Stabbed by Roommate

BEND, Ore. — A Bend man is in jail after police say he stabbed his roommate multiple times. Bend Police say just after midnight Saturday they responded to a stabbing on the 2600 block of NW College Way. They found 18-year-old James Briles suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital with life … Continue reading »

Crash Injures 2 in Monroe

MONROE, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman is facing DUII charges after a crash left two drivers with serious injuries. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday about three miles north of Monroe. Deputies say 21-year-old Sierra Campbell was driving south on Highway 99 when she crossed the centerline and … Continue reading »

Concerns About Bailey Branch Corridor

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Some Benton County residents are concerned about plans for the Bailey Branch Corridor after the county released its suggestions regarding the rail line’s future use. Benton County purchased 17.7 miles of an old rail line from Union Pacific for $486,000 in October. It runs south of Corvallis towards Monroe, then west towards Hull-Oakes Lumber. Ultimately, … Continue reading »

Monroe Woman Shot Twice

MONROE, Ore. — A Monroe woman is in the hospital after deputies say she was shot by neighbors who were target practicing. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Gale Fogelstrom was walking to get her newspaper on Reese Creek Road Sunday evening. Deputies say she was shot twice: in her lower back and in … Continue reading »

Deputies Investigate Shooting Incident

MONROE, Ore. – The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a shooting incident Sunday. Around 5:37 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the 27000 block of Reese Creek Road, for a woman with a gunshot wound. When they arrived they found Gale Fogelstrom, 60, of Monroe with two gunshot wounds. Medics treated her … Continue reading »

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.

Celebrating Monroe’s Library

MONROE, Ore. — Two months ago, the Monroe Community Library opened its doors for a grand opening, and community members are still celebrating the new facility. Librarians say the former library was crammed and dark. Thanks to help from the county, private donations and grants, a train depot has since been transformed into the new … Continue reading »

The Jordan Poyer Show – Episode 5

For the fifth episode of “The Jordan Poyer Show,” J-Po and co-host Mike Doctor take us on a walk down Monroe and through Oregon State campus to talk to students about the gameday experience at Reser Stadium.

Motorcycle Crash Closes Territorial Hwy

MONROE, Ore. — A motorcycle accident shut down part of Territorial Highway Monday night and sent one man to the hospital. The accident happened near Monroe just before 8:00 p.m. Adam Hansen, 35, from Veneta was driving his 1989 Honda motorcycle when investigators believe he collided with a deer. Emergency crews airlifted Hansen to Sacred … Continue reading »