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NEDCO housing program: 'It’ll be my first apartment and it means a lot'

NEDCO housing program: 'It’ll be my first apartment and it means a lot'

A two-story apartment complex in downtown Eugene will soon become a home for former foster children. For some residents, this apartment will feel like the first place they can truly call home.

Back to School: Avoiding concussions in high school football

Back to School: Avoiding concussions in high school football

The Friday night lights will be shining on fields across Oregon this week as football season officially kicks off. But the sport is seeing some changes this year in an effort to keep players safe in practice and during the games.

'Everything is gone in there': Fire destroys golf course clubhouse

'Everything is gone in there': Fire destroys golf course clubhouse »Play Video
The first call came in at 11:27 p.m. Monday night. The fire was mostly out by 7:55 a.m. Tuesday.

Judy Magana arrived early Tuesday morning to see for herself.

"Oh my God. I mean, it's gone," she said of the clubhouse at Mallard Creek Golf Course. "Everything is gone in there."

Helfrich Family Awards grants $23K to Coos Bay schools

Helfrich Family Awards grants $23K to Coos Bay schools
"People, if they know me, the first thing they know is I'm from Coos Bay, Oregon."

39 teachers and staff members will use the grants to support art, academic, and athletic programs, such as new wrestling gear and blocking sleds for the football team.

Remembering Justin Gardner: 'He was always a sweetie'

Remembering Justin Gardner: 'He was always a sweetie' »Play Video

Family and friends mourn the loss Justin Gardner after the teen died of a gunshot wound Sunday. Now, his loved ones search for answers and wonder if his childhood friend was involved in his death.

Police: Wanted man on stolen motorcycle ditches bike, swims for it

Police: Wanted man on stolen motorcycle ditches bike, swims for it
Inset mugshot: David Patrick Lewallen, 35, from Jefferson, Ore., was booked into the Linn County Jail on charges of Elude by Vehicle, Elude by Foot, Reckless Driving, Unauthorized Use Of a Motor Vehicle, Criminal Mischief and multiple traffic violations. Photos: Law enforcement officers (left) yell at a suspect to stop as he swims away (right) Tuesday morning.

A wanted man on a stolen motorcycle led police on a high-speed chase through Linn and Lane counties before ditching the bike and trying to swim away in the Calapooia River, Oregon State Police said.

In the Garden: Building your own compost bin

In the Garden: Building your own compost bin

Meteorologist Kris Nation joined Brooke Edmunds from the OSU extension in the garden to learn how to build your own structure for a compost bin that helps store and break down organic material.