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Springfield woman boosts firefighters' morale and nutrition with donations

Springfield woman boosts firefighters' morale and nutrition with donations

A Springfield woman is collecting donations to give to the crews fighting the Stouts Fire. She’s welcoming the public to get involved and help her efforts.

Car crash sparked grass fire Monday in Eugene

Car crash sparked grass fire Monday in Eugene

A car fire sparked a grass fire near Delta Highway at the Goodpasture Island road exit Monday evening. The northbound exit onto Goodpasture Island Road was closed starting at 5:30 p.m. while firefighters responded.

'You’ve secured the perimeter around the fire and kept the footprint amazingly small'

'You’ve secured the perimeter around the fire and kept the footprint amazingly small'
Photos of "thank you" signs, posted on the Cable Crossing Fire Facebook page.

Firefighters report making progress on the Cable Crossing Fire on Monday.

National Guard helicopters sent to assist Stouts Fire crews

National Guard helicopters sent to assist Stouts Fire crews
Two HH-60M Blackhawk helicopters with crew members and support personnel were dispatched to the Roseburg Municipal Airport on Tuesday to assist with fire suppression efforts utilizing "bambi buckets". An additional CH-47 Chinook helicopter with crew members is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, August 5.

More than 300 homes remain in harm's way as crews fight fire with fire to slow the Stouts Fire in Douglas County.

In the Garden: Harvesting lettuce

In the Garden: Harvesting lettuce

Home gardeners can grow a wide array of leaf, head and butter lettuces in a rainbow of red, maroon, chartreuse and emerald. Salad greens are an important source of vitamins A and C, iron, folic acid, and calcium. Iceberg lettuce pales in comparison, but homegrown, even iceberg gets better.

Lettuce and edible flowers In the Garden #LiveOnKMTR Wednesday, August 5, at 6 a.m.