Two Bodies Found in Burned Home

  UPDATE — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says two bodies were found in the home. They have not been identified. We will have more on this story as it develops. Police had previously been unable to locate the two men who lived in the house. Police said 65-year-old Dennis Kelley and 69-year-old Carl McFarland were considered … Continue reading »

Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

PORTLAND, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber ordered flags at public institutions to be lowered to half staff Monday following the death of a former Oregon governor. Vic Atiyeh, Oregon’s Republican governor from 1979 to 1987, died at Portland’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center just after 8 p.m. Sunday. Atiyeh was surrounded by friends and family. A … Continue reading »

Oregon Veteran Suicide On The Rise

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority recently released a study that said suicide is the number one cause of death for Oregon veterans under 45 who likely served in Iraq or Afghanistan. On average, from 2008 to 2012, veteran suicide increased from about 40 suicides per 100,000 people to nearly 50. The study showed that … Continue reading »

OSU Brothers Leave on Run Across Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two brothers at Oregon State University left Monday morning to run more than a marathon a day for the next two months – but this is not the first time they have gone on a long journey. Jeremiah Godby, 21, and his older brother Isaiah Godby, 23, ran across the United States … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks at Day 2 of USA Juniors

Oregon distance runner Maggie Schmaedick: Oregon steeplechaser Chris Mulverhill: Oregon signee Raevyn Rogers: Oregon signee Ashlee Moore: Oregon signee jumper Nate Moore:

Algoma Fire Slows Traffic

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Algoma Fire is now 70% contained as of Sunday morning, according to the South Central Oregon Incident Management Team. There are no road closures as of Sunday, but Oregon Department of Transportation is directing traffic to slow down between milepost 265 to 267 on Highway 97. ODOT is citing … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Shooting Husband

WILDERVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested 35-year-old Bethanie Jones on allegations related to the shooting of her husband. Police responded to calls just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Waters Creek Road in Wilderville. Troopers say 35-year-old Darick Jones had been shot in the leg. Darick is not thought to have … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Day 1 of USATF Junior Champs

Distance runner Mary Cain: Oregon pole vaulter Cole Walsh: Oregon signee Ariana Washington: Oregon signee Nate Moore: Oregon signee Ashlee Moore: Oregon signee John Nizich:

Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling

EUGENE, Ore. — Privately held companies with religious objections, like Hobby Lobby, cannot be forced to offer certain types of birth control coverage under President Obama’s health care law. In a 5-to-4 decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some for-profit corporations have religious rights. The high court considered appeals from the arts-and-crafts giant … Continue reading »

Sea Creatures Wash Up On Waldport Beach

WALDPORT, Ore. —  The beaches in Waldport have a purple hue this week, after millions of jellyfish-looking creatures washed up on the shores this weekend. Millions of Velella velella are scattered across several miles of beaches. “They look just like jellyfish,” said Cameron Rauenhorst, Park Naturalist for Oregon State Parks at the Historic Alsea Bay … Continue reading »

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