Local Fundraiser for Mudslide Victims

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — A Pleasant Hill woman with ties to Darrington, Washington stepped up to help victims of the mudslide, Monday. Nancy Bascom was born and raised in Darlington, just 10 miles away from the Oso mudslide. Her and her husband Jon, are fundraising with Papa’s Pizza on Coburg Road to help victims. They … Continue reading »

Canine Units Return from Oso Landslide

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two Jackson County Search and Rescue canine units have returned after helping in the Washington landslide. The teams arrived at the scene on March 31 to help search teams and worked three full days at the site. The dogs, Abby and Lily, are specially trained to track the scent of human remains. … Continue reading »

Local Team Responds to Oso Landslide

ALBANY, Ore. — It’s been two weeks since a landslide wiped out the town of Oso, Washington and crisis response teams expect they’ll be helping people get through this tragedy for weeks to come. Tracy Calhoun and her 3-year-old Golden Retriever JJ are getting back into their normal routine, after spending a few days helping … Continue reading »

Local Woman Helps Mudslide Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local woman with close ties to the Washington state mudslide is asking for the community’s help to bring some relief to those affected by the disaster. Amber Collins, a Springfield resident, has been at the Wal-Mart on Olympic Street asking for donations to send to Oso to help others affected. Also … Continue reading »