"Honestly, I'm just overwhelmed," Willy Sanchez said Thursday as he watched the mill where he has worked for 3 years burn. "I just can't believe this is happening right now. I just can't believe it - it's just too much."
Over 150 employees were safely evacuated from the Swanson Mill in Springfield Thursday afternoon as flames tore across the wood processing plant, sending up a column of black smoke high above the South Willamette Valley.
A fire in Springfield sent a plume of smoke up over the city Thursday, and emergency workers ordered an evacuation in a 1-mile radius around the fire as it continued to rage an hour later.
An armed man suffered a gunshot wound in an exchange of gunfire with police Thursday, Oregon State Police said.
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to bring its storm water system up to federal standards, including the levee that protects much of the town from flooding.
The Oregon attorney general has sued the makers and marketers of 5-Hour Energy, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.
The U.S. Geological Survey updated Thursday its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account research from the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami off the Japanese coast and the surprise 2011 Virginia temblor.
Romanian princess Irina Walker has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in eastern Oregon.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook beneath the ocean floor Wednesday morning off the Bandon coastline.
A manhunt for an armed and dangerous murder suspect on a motorcyle is taking place in a remote wooded area just north of the Oregon/California border.
Two homeless men who attacked a man with a baseball bat called police after the victim fired two rounds from a shotgun into the air, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.
It’s been a little over a month since Emilio Hoffman was shot and killed by a classmate at Reynolds High School in Troutdale. Not a day has gone by where his close friends and family aren’t heart-sick about his death. But, more than 100 people who knew Emilio well gathered Tuesday evening to celebrate his birthday.
The man found dead from a gunshot wound to the head outside a birthday party at a community center has been identified.
Police in Central California have located three bright orange Tillamook cheese vans that were stolen over the weekend.