Regional News

Three Traffic Fatalities in Douglas Co., Aug. 18

RIDDLE, Ore. - Three people have died and a fourth is in critical condition following a suspected DUII crash. On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, shortly before midnight, a deputy assigned to timber patrol drove throu...

Douglas Co. SAR, Aug. 18

IDLEYLD PARK, Ore. - Two hikers were rescued by Douglas County Search and Rescue in the Boulder Creek Wilderness area after activating a SPOT device SOS notification. On Monday, August 15, 2022, at 12:15 pm, 9-...

Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council, Aug. 18

The Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council (ORTAC) will meet 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Aug. 18 via Zoom. The meeting includes updates about the Scenic and Regional Trail Program, a membership update, and a discussi...

Fatal Crash I-5, Marion Co., Aug. 17

On Monday August 15, 2022, at about 2:40 PM, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 SB near milepost 277. Preliminary investigation revealed ...

The PACT Act and VA Benefits, Aug. 17

Expansion of VA Health Care and Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Substance – ODVA release - The PACT Act expands VA health care and benefits for veterans exposed to Burn Pits, Agency Orange, Radiation and...

Local Government Grant Rules, Aug. 17

OPRD release - SALEM, Oregon – Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has formed a rule advisory committee to review proposed changes to Oregon administrative rules for the Local Government Grant and Cou...

Fatal Accident, Klamath Falls, Aug. 16

On Saturday August 13, 2022, at about 9:30 PM, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on South Sixth Street near Hope Street in Klamath Falls. ...

Hwy. 101 Kidnapping Sentencing, Aug. 16

U.S. Attorney's Office - District of Oregon release - PORTLAND, Ore.—A Oregon man was sentenced to federal prison today for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and transporting her from her home in Ilwalco, Washington...