Truck Slides Down Hill & Hits Tree

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a commercial truck crash on Interstate 5. OSP says around 12:50 p.m., a 2010 freightliner truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with lumber lost control while travelling uphill. The truck and trailer struck the metal guardrail, damaging several posts and sections … Continue reading »

Potatoes Spill in Truck Crash

ARLINGTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a rollover commercial truck crash along Interstate 84 Tuesday. OSP says around 5:10 a.m., a 1997 Peterbilt truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with potatoes was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84. The driver says he swerved to miss several deer that were … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal I-84 Crash

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of a fatal commercial truck crash on I-84 Friday morning. Troopers say around 5:12 a.m. a 2004 Freightliner truck pulling an empty container trailer was traveling westbound on I-84. The driver, Melvin Roy Schwark, 64, of Lyle, Wash., began to drift to the left … Continue reading »

Blue Garbage Trucks Going Green

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Republic Services’ blue garbage trucks are going green. The waste hauler is hitting all five “Rs” in its motto, with its recent decision to shift its truck fleet to compressed natural gas, or CNG. It’s a much cleaner burning fuel than the diesel and bio-diesel combination that the trucks currently run on. … Continue reading »

Eugene Mission’s Historic Truck for Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Mission is preparing for major changes next month. The nonprofit is eliminating its long-standing newspaper recycling program, which is no longer making a profit. June 15 is the last day. Crews will pick up the 1,000 red boxes or you can keep them for a $50 donation. But there’s another … Continue reading »

Log Truck Looses Load Closing HWY 126

WALTERVILLE, Ore. — A crash on highway 126 Tuesday sent the driver of a log truck to the hospital. The road was shut down for hours  as crews cleaned up the mess. Just after 10 a.m. the highway was closed as five different agencies worked to clear the chaos caused by an overturned logging truck. … Continue reading »

Two Arrested for Stealing Tools, Truck

GARDINER, Ore. — Deputies arrested two people for allegedly breaking into a paper mill and stealing tools and a truck. They say James Wiggins and Julie Neuharth broke into the International Paper Mill in Gardiner early Thursday morning, stole some tools and a pickup truck that they drove away in. Deputies later spotted the stolen … Continue reading »

Police Release Names in U-Haul Chase

EUGENE, Ore. — Police have released the names of the two suspects who were arrested after a pursuit Wednesday afternoon. Multiple agencies were involved in the chase, which started around 3:20 p.m. and ended at 4 p.m. Police closed the north and southbound lanes of Northwest Expressway, between Awbrey Lane and Irvington Drive to traffic … Continue reading »

High-Speed Chase Ends with Two Arrests

EUGENE, Ore. — A high-speed chase ended with two arrests Wednesday afternoon, after police pursued a mid-sized U-Haul truck. Police have closed the north and southbound lanes of Northwest Expressway, between Awbrey Lane and Irvington Drive to traffic while they investigate. Multiple agencies were involved in the chase, which started around 3:20 p.m. and ended … Continue reading »