County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

COBURG, Ore. — The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg. With all the buildings leased and plans to build an Oregon State Police crime lab, Coburg North developers say there’ll be around … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SILVERTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash Monday. OSP says around 2:25 p.m., Patrick C. Hope, 67, of Vancouver, Wash., was driving his Harley Davidson Motorcycle on Highway 214 when he drove off the road. Hope struck a tree and was ejected from the motorcycle. Hope was pronounced … Continue reading »

OSP Traffic Stop Finds 4.5 lbs. of Meth

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police arrested a San Jose man after finding after finding more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine inside his car. OSP says around 11:59 p.m. Saturday, a trooper stopped a 1998 Volkswagen for a traffic violation on northbound on Interstate 5. Investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Commercial Truck Crash

MILL CITY, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a commercial truck crash on Highway 22 Wednesday. Troopers say the crash happened around 3 a.m. A commercial truck, transporting a 70,000 pound condenser, was traveling downhill when the rear car started to swerve and lost control. The vehicle and load rolled onto … Continue reading »

Paying Tribute to a Lost Brother

NEAR DORENA LAKE, Ore. — A break in the case of an apparent hit and run crash that killed a man near Dorena Lake this weekend. The medical examiner determined the man was lying in the road, not standing up, when he was hit. Oregon State Police says it found the body of 39-year-old Reuben … Continue reading »

OSP Seeks Help, Fatal Hit & Run

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – A man was found dead in the middle of the road Saturday night after an apparent hit and run, East of Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police is reaching out to the public, hoping someone can help them figure out who was driving when the pedestrian was hit. Police say someone found … Continue reading »

Deadly Crash on Highway 126

NEAR WALTON, Ore. — A fiery crash on Highway 126 turns deadly. The crash happened at about 6 p.m. Tuesday night about two miles east of Walton. Oregon State Police say they’re still piecing together what caused the crash. As of about 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, officers were still on scene investigating. Several police cars … Continue reading »

Fatal Car Accident on Highway 58

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A man is dead after an early morning crash on Highway 58. Oregon State Police says it happened at about 3:30 a.m. Friday, about 25 miles east of Oakridge. Troopers say a Freightliner truck was headed west, pulling a trailer loaded with tree products. The driver lost control on a downhill curve, … Continue reading »

OSP: Six Die in Crashes this Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicated six people died in five separate traffic crashes in Oregon during Labor Day Weekend. On August 30, a 74-year-old bicyclist from St. Helens was killed when a distracted driver struck him from behind as he rode westbound on Highway 30 west of … Continue reading »

Support for Law Enforcement Spouses

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a new nonprofit in our area for spouses of those in law enforcement. Being married to someone in law enforcement can be hard, so a couple of ladies recently created the group Sisters in Law. They meet once a month to offer support, and they bring in speakers to talk about … Continue reading »

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