Youth suicide bill passes Senate

A bill to improve access to services for young people at risk of killing themselves passed the Senate unanimously Thursday and is on its way to Gov. John Kitzhaber’s desk.Rep. Sara Gelser, D-Corvallis, introduced House Bill 4124 to strengthen the state’s ability to...

Landslide blocks Highway 34

Highway 34 remained blocked by a landslide about 11 miles west of Alsea as of 9 p.m. Wednesday night, the Oregon Department of Transportation reported.There were reports that the slide several hours earlier also carried at least one large tree over the roadway. Both...