Arrest Made in Attempted Murder Case

YACHATS, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Sunday of a man wanted in an attempted murder case. The Sheriff’s office received a tip regarding the location of Buddy Valentine, 62, of Yachats, he was located in a vacant home near Ten Mile Creek Road. Valentine was taken into custody and lodged … Continue reading »

Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges

YACHATS, Ore. – Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man with a knife attempting to break into a home on Lemwick Lane Sunday. Deputies say around 4:15 p.m. Anthony Buccella, 36, of Yachats, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s residence and stabbed her with a knife. She sustained non-life threatening injuries. Buccella fled … Continue reading »

Eugene High Schoolers Remembered

YACHATS, Ore. — On Saturday, friends and family honored two local teens who lost their lives to a sneaker wave just over two years ago. After that tragic drowning, parents and local community members joined forces and formed a committee to create an educational coastal safety marker to raise awareness about the dangers along the … Continue reading »

Truck Crashes After Hitting Elk

YACHATS, Ore. — Parts of Highway 101 were shut down for four hours Thursday morning as crews worked to clean up a roll over accident. Oregon State Police say the driver of the logging truck hit two elk on Highway 101 near Yachats. One of them ended up lodged under the truck, causing the driver … Continue reading »