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 Crisis Response Dog Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene therapy dog who responded to disasters across the country, including 9/11, passed away Friday. The dog’s owner is now sharing her pet’s heroic story. When Cindy Ehlers got her dog Tikva 14 years ago, she never imagined how many lives her fluffy, grey Keeshond would touch. “It was all part … Continue reading »

Family Fundraising For Therapy Dog

EUGENE, Ore. — In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day a local family is trying to raise money for their daughter who suffers from the disease. The two-year-old was diagnosed with down syndrome after she was born. The Hager family says it’s been a learning process, but they hope with the help of the community … Continue reading »