Over 1000 people are currently assigned to the fire. All Level 3 evacuations have been reduced to Level 2. This means that residents can return home.
A grass fire quickly swept toward I-5 Saturday evening as fire crews rushed to contain the flames in Alton Baker Park and keep the public safe.
A man serving time for a burglary conviction has escaped from an Oregon prison by breaking a kitchen window.
"We still have a lot of work in front of us," said ODF Incident Management Team 3 Commander Link Smith. "But with the break in the weather, (Sunday) will be a day of accomplishment."
Four local agencies arrested a man accused of selling and dealing heroin off a Eugene Greyhound bus.
Crafty kids covered a University of Oregon lawn for the 2nd annual Kids Create event Saturday.
The Oregon Aviation Historical Society’s 37th annual Vintage Aircraft Show in Cottage Grove took flight Saturday.
Firefighters face difficult weather, historically high temperatures and low relative humidity as they continue to fight the Stouts Fire which has now grown to about 8,500 acres.
Police are searching for a woman they say is a suspect involved in burglaries at two local Target stores.