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Springfield hires back girls basketball coach

Springfield hires back girls basketball coach
Bill Wagner

Springfield Schools ended Bill Wagner's contract to coach Springfield High School girls basketball last June. Now Springfield High School is hiring Wagner to coach girls basketball.

Fire burns city-owned building in Mill City

Fire burns city-owned building in Mill City »Play Video
A fire destroyed a city-owned building in Mill City on Thursday, leaving behind a burned shell. (KATU Photo)

The building was part of a multiuse structure that also housed Linn County office buildings, including a sheriff's substation, the city library, and a few shops for city equipment. 

'I don't want to see another Alison tragedy'

'I don't want to see another Alison tragedy' »Play Video
Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were murdered in the middle of a live interview by a former reported fired from the station in 2013. Their interview subject was wounded but survived.

A day after their colleagues were shot to death, the staff of WDBJ-TV observed a moment of silence for the victims.

Corvallis Police TAP distracted drivers

Corvallis Police TAP distracted drivers »Play Video
"It's a hands-free cell phone law, so you can have it on speaker but it can't be on your hand. It has to be in a cradle in your dash or cup holder, but to have it on speaker and up in front of your mouth, doesn't make it hands-free."

Police plan to crack down on distracted driving in Corvallis as part of a TAP: a tactical action plan.

Youth Corps: 'Make an impact within the community'

Youth Corps: 'Make an impact within the community' »Play Video
The Northwest Youth Corps at work on Skinner Butte August 27, 2015.

The Northwest Youth Corps worked to restore the stone steps at Skinner Butte Park during a 5-week summer program.

Sheriff: Arson burns barn in Tangent

Sheriff: Arson burns barn in Tangent
Photo: Linn County Sheriff

Someone set fire to a barn Wednesday night, destroying the building, the Linn County Sheriff said.

College classmate remembers Virginia reporter killed in shooting

College classmate remembers Virginia reporter killed in shooting »Play Video

The news of a TV reporter and photographer shot and killed by a former coworker hit close to home for one Eugene man who now says he’s in shock.

Owner of swimming, hiking cat: 'We think he might be part dog'

Owner of swimming, hiking cat: 'We think he might be part dog' »Play Video

A Renton house cat seems to think he's a dog, and his exploits on local hiking trails is earning him celebrity status online.