Investigation into Tree-Trimmer’s Death

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Linn County deputies are looking into the death of a man who fell while trimming a tree. The apparent accident happened Wednesday morning at R and L Excavating in Sweet Home. Deputies say 59-year-old Raymond Launder fell about 50 feet from a fir tree. A friend at the scene says he … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – November 7th

On the November 7th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the first week of playoffs from Grant at West Albany, Canby at Sheldon, Marist vs. Summit, and Parkrose at Springfield. Additionally, it featured the debut of Sky9.

Friday Night Blitz – October 31st

EUGENE — On the October 31st, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Marist at Springfield, Churchill at Crater, Corvallis at South Albany and ten other games.    

2 Dead in 2 Sweet Home Fires

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Two people died in two separate fires in Sweet Home Monday morning. The first fire happened around 1:46 a.m. at 1900 Willow St. Firefighters say there was a large amount of smoke there when they arrived. One person was found dead. The second fire happened about a mile away around 8 … Continue reading »

Friends React to Murder Arrest

SWEET HOME, Ore. — A man has been charged with the murder of a Sweet Home woman, more than two weeks after she was found dead in the Umpqua National Forest. Friends of the victim, 36-year-old Heaven Angel King, are still trying to digest and understand the accusations. Austin Louis Rolfe, 33, was arraigned in the Lane … Continue reading »

Sweet Home Woman Remembered By Friends

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Friends, family and neighbors of a Sweet Home woman found dead in an Oregon forest are remembering her as a kind and giving person. Hikers discovered the body of 36-year-old Heaven “Angel” King along a forest road about 38 miles east of Cottage Grove on Wednesday. The Lane County Sheriff’s office … Continue reading »

Sweet Home Man Faces Murder Charge

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Sweet Home man facing murder charges, accused of stabbing a man and then trying to hide the victim’s body. Detectives found the body of Tim Miller on Wednesday, in a pond near Sweet Home. They say Donald Matzke killed Miller, seen right and then tried to conceal the body. They say … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – February 21, 2014

For the February 21, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Jake Zivin, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson have highlights from 15 games, including our Game of the Night between Willamette’s top-ranked girls basketball team and Sheldon. In addition to the highlights, get scores from a dozen other games.

Sweet Home High Student Dies in Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. – A 16-year-old Sweet Home High School student died Sunday afternoon after a car crash outside of Brownsville, and her friends are spending the week of Christmas remembering the teen  they say was sweet, witty, and respectful. Oregon State Police say 16-year-old Caroline Huss was driving westbound on Highway 228 on Sunday. … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 25

For the October 25 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from twelve games including our game of the week between Springfield and Churchill. A few teams had opportunities to clinch league titles, while other schools were wrapping up their regular seasons.

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