OTTER ROCK, Ore. (AP) — Two surfers in Oregon were cited Monday after climbing a chain-link fence to reach a beach southwest of Portland that remains closed to the public because of the...
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two boys were arrested and cited after a member of the Cottage Grove High School junior varsity football team was assaulted in the boy's locker room as...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former police officer south of Eugene has pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a police evidence room.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 49-year-old Phillip Beach...
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A 34-year-old Cottage Grove man has been identified as the person deputies say came at them with a knife before they shot and killed him Saturday.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Deputies shot and killed a man they said came at him with a knife in Cottage Grove.
The Lane County Sheriff's Office said it received a report of a dispute between...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who was burned in an explosion caused by combustible materials used to illegally make marijuana oil has been sentenced to more than six years in...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who authorities say was burned in an explosion caused by combustible materials used to illegally make marijuana oil has pleaded guilty.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 35-year-old Eric Scully pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to endangering human life and illegally possessing and manufacturing marijuana.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Monica Venice of Cottage Grove loves to perform in plays.
About 10 years ago, however, the 51-year-old was rejected for a one-word part in a community play simply because she has Down syndrome.
That rejection led to the creation last year of Creative Chaos, a theater group for people with disabilities who have a passion for acting.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors have determined that deputies were justified in the deadly shooting of a man earlier this month at a commercial marijuana business in Cottage Grove.
The Register-Guard reports Lane County District Attorney Patty Perlow announced Tuesday that deputies Brian DeVault and Jason Franklin shot 40-year-old Joey Loop after he unholstered a handgun.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Deputies shot and killed a man after responding to a dispute involving gunfire at a commercial marijuana facility in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Sgt. Carrie Carver of the Lane County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that deputies initially couldn't find the suspect on the large parcel of land. They eventually discovered a building where they believed the man was hiding, and used a loud speaker to call inside.
SAGINAW, Ore. (AP) — A massive fire has destroyed the Whitsell wood products manufacturing plant in the community of Saginaw, north of Cottage Grove.
The Register-Guard reports the fire was reported at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday and engulfed the mill within 30 minutes.
Lane Fire Authority Chief Terry Ney says flames could be seen from a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) away.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a missing sex offender from Vermont has been arrested in Oregon.
The Marshals say 55-year-old James Rivers was arrested May 16 in Cottage Grove, Oregon, by deputy marshals and local police. It's unclear if he has an attorney.
Authorities say Rivers was living out of a van and using the alias Jason Rush.
DORENA, Ore. (AP) — Shovels in hand, a group of 15 middle school-aged kids from Dorena School took time out of their morning recently to plant Oregon grape at a nearby park.
The kids dug deep enough to give the plants' roots a firm footing and pulled up rocks to loosen the soil. Accustomed to such restoration work, the group had 40 plants in the ground in less than an hour. The Dorena School kids had a specific mission last Thursday: replace the Oregon grape plants stolen by thieves in the park.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school superintendent has lost her job amid suspicion that she wrote an anonymous letter that criticized a high school teacher.
The South Lane School Board unanimously approved a motion Tuesday that ousted Krista Parent from her position and appointed Kyle Tucker as acting superintendent, The Register-Guard reported .
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A handwriting expert says an unsigned, handwritten letter given to South Lane School District Board members praising District Superintendent Krista Parent and criticizing a school district teacher was probably written by Parent.
The Register-Guard reports that a former forensic document examiner with the Eugene Police Department, James Green, says it's "probable" Parent wrote the letter.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Cottage Grove man responsible for killing two trumpeter swans while hunting in central Oregon must pay $4,750 in restitution.
The Bulletin reports in a story on Friday that 35-year-old Michael J. Abbott received the sentence in Lake County Circuit Court. Abbott must also serve one year of probation and has lost his hunting privileges for three years.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A high-tech heart valve replacement surgery that requires less anesthetic, a smaller incision and faster operation and recovery time has been performed on more than 425 heart patients at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in the past five years.
Now, this transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure — TAVR for short — is available to an expanded group of heart patients: the younger, stronger ones.
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was killed when a pick-up truck driven by an 85-year-old man struck him as he rode his bicycle on Highway 99S near Cottage Grove.
The teen killed Wednesday has not been publicly identified. The driver of the truck is cooperating with police and has not been charged in the crash.
Highway 99S was closed for three hours while the Oregon State Police investigated.