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Prep athlete of the week: Payton Presley

Prep athlete of the week: Payton Presley »Play Video

The Cottage Grove Lions are off to the best start they’ve had in years. Junior shortstop Payton Presley has been a big part of their transformation. Now, he is ready to lead the Lions to their first league title since 1978.

State calls parents of boy who fell at Silver Falls State Park 'negligent' in counter-lawsuit

State calls parents of boy who fell at Silver Falls State Park 'negligent' in counter-lawsuit
Wilson Pelot. (Courtesy Pelot family)

Family of a Portland boy, who nearly died last year after a traumatic fall at Silver Falls State Park in Marion County, wants a court to hold the state responsible for what happened. The state has now filed a counter-suit calling the boy’s parents “negligent.”