Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield homeowner found a way to bring some life to a dying tree. Nancy Gronfeldt says she was heartbroken to see a 100-year-old fir tree on her property slowly falling down. She turned to the Internet to find a chainsaw artist, and they came up with a female Sasquatch. “We just … Continue reading »

Reedsport Faces Economic Challenges

REEDSPORT, Ore. — The years have taken a toll on one coastal community in Oregon, but many in Reedsport are hopeful they can bounce back after a population decline over the last couple of decades. It all started back in 1999 when the International Paper Mill in Gardiner closed, taking with it nearly 1,000 jobs. … Continue reading »

Damaged Tree Turned into Art

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An apartment complex manager and a local artist are making the best out of a disastrous situation, by turning a damaged tree in Corvallis into a work of art, one cut at a time. The Oak Vale Apartments manager says the weight of snow during last winter’s storms caused a few of … Continue reading »