Law enforcement agencies were negotiating late Friday night with a 50-year-old Sweet Home man in an armed standoff on Clark Mill Road in Sweet Home.
Dianna Howell, the North Albany woman who lost her place on the waiting list for a new heart when Oregon Health & Science University shut down its cardiac transplant program last August, is getting a fresh shot at a new ticker.
Rains helped dampen the Santiam Park Fire on Friday, but it also provided a bit of challenge for crews tackling the aftermath of the blaze, said an Oregon Department of Forestry spokeswoman.
One person was killed and two others seriously injured Thursday evening when their vehicle, being pursued by law enforcement officers, rolled several times just north of the city of Jefferson, Oregon State Police reported.
A Corvallis woman who allegedly ran a stop sign and caused a car crash that killed her 13-year-old daughter on March 16 was charged with manslaughter, drunk driving and other crimes in Polk County Circuit Court in Dallas on Friday afternoon.
Oregon State University President Ed Ray on Friday announced plans to step down from his position in 15 months.
The cause of the Santiam Park Fire near Lyons remains under investigation on Thursday afternoon, said Bobbi Doan, Oregon Department of Forestry spokeswoman.
An Albany man was arraigned in Benton County Circuit Court Thursday on 40 separate charges for allegedly sexually abusing a girl over the course of years.
More than a dozen people attended a meeting of the Linn-Benton Community College Board of Education on Wednesday night, where they spoke in defense of the school’s horticulture program.
A Stayton-area man accused of murdering his father also may have assaulted his grandfather, who discovered the alleged crime on Saturday night and confronted him about it, according to court paperwork.