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 »

Tree Companies Busy Cleaning Up Debris

EUGENE, Ore. — The ice accumulating on tree branches was too much for a lot of trees around town to handle. “We heard just this large crack and shattering as it hit the ground and that’s the piece that came down in the driveway and took out our pickup truck and part of our house,” … Continue reading »