SafeHaven Overwhelmed with 200+ Animals

TANGENT, Ore. — A humane society in Tangent is asking for help, after Albany Police rescued more than 200 rabbits and guinea pigs from an Albany residence this week. Police are citing 58-year-old Pamela O’Brien for animal neglect among other charges, after they found the animals stacked in cages in her garage. Investigators say the … Continue reading »

County Recognizes Barn Restoration

TANGENT, Ore. – A Tangent barn once owned by a cat is now being restored, and Linn County is recognizing the new owner for her preservation efforts. When John Bass, owner of John Bass Barn, passed away in the 1980s, he left his 3-acre estate to his cat, Kitty Kat. The cat and its caretaker … Continue reading »

Illegal Reshipping Operation Uncovered

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Tangent man is accused of taking part in a computer crime, after detectives say he participated in an illegal scheme that may have reached around the world. Daniel Gregory was charged with one count of computer crime for allegedly acting as a middle man in a reshipping scheme. Investigators say he … 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 »

Historic Barn Makes a Big Move

EUGENE, Ore. — A historic barn with furry roots was planted in its new home today. Close to a hundred people came out for the homecoming of the newly named “Borden/ Bass Big Red Barn”. It took more than five hours in two separate trips, trekking across a field and bringing down power lines. Beth … Continue reading »

Milk Tank Catches Fire

TANGENT, Ore. — Firefighters were a little caught off guard when they arrived on scene to an early morning fire in Tangent on Sunday. The Tangent Fire Department was called to Milky Way Highway 99 East about a truck fire around 2:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived they didn’t know it just yet, but this wasn’t … Continue reading »

Sprint Boat Racing’s “Field of Dreams”

Sprint Boat racing came to North America from New Zealand. The Pacific Northwest has become the primary residence for the United States Sprint Boat Association. “Loud,” “fast” and “fun.” Those are three generic words one could use to describe sprint racing. But the things these drivers and boats can do are much more complicated. You … Continue reading »