Hundreds Receive New Life Jackets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some unworn life jackets are getting used again, after this weekend’s life jacket exchange. Parents brought their kids and life jackets they’ve grown out of to Cabelas, where Search and Rescue volunteers helped find them a properly fitting life jacket. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team and volunteers are … Continue reading »

Near Drowning in Cottage Grove Reservoir

COTTAGE GROVE — A close call for a woman in Cottage Grove Friday morning, after deputies say she nearly drowned in the Cottage Grove Reservoir. Lane County Search and Rescue says the woman was missing for more than an hour and had to be transported by helicopter to RiverBend Hospital. Deputies were called to the … Continue reading »

Hiker Rescued from Pacific Crest Trail

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A hiker had to be rescued from the Pacific Crest Trail in Central Oregon after running out of water Sunday evening. Thomas Gradt of Eugene was hiking the trail with two others. When they ran out of water, Gradt stayed put while the others went in search of water. They didn’t … Continue reading »

Man Rescued On Mt. Pisgah Now In A Coma

EUGENE, Ore — A Eugene man rescued on Mt. Pisgah Wednesday night took a turn for the worse. A major rescue effort ensued Wednesday night after the man’s family found a note that implied he was going to kill himself. The Lane County Sheriff’s office worked with the Goshen Fire Department to search for the … Continue reading »