No Jogging at Popular Trailheads

CORVALLIS, Ore. — They are popular destinations for hiking, bird watching, even hunting. But one thing that’s not allowed at three national wildlife refuges in the Willamette Valley: jogging. It’s an old rule, but new signs at William L. Finley, Ankeny, and Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge are reminding visitors about it. “Jogging has not … Continue reading »

Fallen Soldier Highway Sign House Bill

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The family of two fallen soldiers from Western Oregon are trying to get parts of Highway 34 named after their loved ones. Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer of Tangent and Specialist Eric McKinley of Philomath both lost their lives in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. Family members of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer say it would … Continue reading »