Man Dies in Mill Accident

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A man is dead after an accident at a local lumber mill. Emergency crews were called to the Weyerhaeuser mill in Cottage Grove just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. That’s where they say a man got trapped in a piece of machinery. Investigators say the man died on scene from his injuries. … Continue reading »

Willamalane Buys 136 Acres

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Willamalane is increasing its boundaries even further, thanks to a deal with Weyerhauser. After two years of negotiations and with the help of the Trust for Public Land, Willamalane has bought 136 acres and an adjoining four-mile log truck road. The new acquisition will be a natural park with a trail system … Continue reading »