Oregonians made their state the first to recognize Labor Day as an official state holiday back in 1887. Lane County residents celebrated their day off of work at the county’s Central Labor Council picnic.
The City of Roseburg placed a one-year moratorium on pot dispensaries in back in March. In a meeting last Monday (Aug. 25), city council discussed land use issues and agreed upon six or seven locations where a medical marijuana dispensary could be located within city limits.
A woman who was killed yesterday afternoon in Silverton, Ore., has been identified and a male suspect was located this morning according to Silverton Police.
A man was hit and killed on Highway 101 Monday when he moved into traffic about two miles north of Florence, Oregon State Police said.
Police said they shot a man in Northeast Portland on Monday morning who was threatening motorists with a gun, forcing the closure of Interstate 84 through much of the afternoon.
A Lynnwood missionary held captive in North Korea for nearly two years says his health is failing and he needs help.
A 2-year-old Springfield girl and her father were attacked by a family dog Sunday night, leaving the toddler in critical condition at a Portland hospital, Springfield Police said.
A woman died after she was thrown from her SUV early Monday morning when it rolled on Highway 34 near Lebanon, Oregon State Police said.
The Klamath County Sheriff made a 10-hour round trip to Portland on Sunday to visit his deputy, Jason Weber, in the hospital. Deputy Weber was shot in the line of duty in Klamath Falls a few days ago, and is lucky to be alive.
Crews will start to tear down the half-century old Eugene City Hall building this week, but not before local government officials give the structure a proper send-off.
The cooler weather and light rain that moved through the valley this weekend allowed fire crews to hold the growth of the Deception Creek Complex to nearly 2,200 acres.
Hundreds of Eugene and Springfield students will start the new school year with less of a financial burden thanks to a program called Backpacks for Back To School. Children waited patiently at Saint Vincent de Paul's Lindholm Center in Eugene on Wednesday to pick out a backpack for school this fall.
Two people riding a Harley Davidson died Sunday afternoon when their motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Highway 138E near Steamboat Creek. State Police closed the highway at milepost 39, about 22 miles east of Glide for over 6 hours while crews cleared the highway and investigated the crash.
Fifteen cars and nine tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 90 on Thursday, leaving nearly a dozen people injured and causing a pileup that snarled traffic on the main route across Washington state, authorities said.
The 13 years of hard work put in by a teenager from Eugene set her apart in a nationwide dance competition. “My dreams are achievable in dancing, and I think this is a good place to start,” said South Eugene High student liz Scurto.