President Obama used the Eugene airport as an access point for Air Force One; the plane was too big to fly into Roseburg. Many people gathered at the airport to get a glimpse of the president during his brief stop in Eugene.
After speaking with the families of the victims who died in the Umpqua Community College shooting, President Obama gave the following statement to the press:
The community gathered Friday for a memorial service for Lucero Alcaraz, one of the nine victims killed in the Umpqua Community College shooting.
The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement spoke for the first time Friday about the massacre in Roseburg, Oregon.
High school teams went head to head Friday night. Here are some of the final scores.
“We have many discussions with the Oregon athletes, equipment staff and coaches,” says Todd Van Horne, Creative Director for Nike Football. “For this inspiring new uniform, we want to celebrate the state and its great founders and innovators.”
Protestors and spectators lined up at the Roseburg airport, anticipating President Obama’s arrival Friday. Some in the crowd said they were glad the president was meeting with the victims’ families of the UCC shooting. Others were less welcoming.
Sports Anchor Hayden Herrara has some predictions on the outcome of the Friday night high school football games.
“This area is the salt of the earth and disrespectful,” said Michelle Finn, organizer of ‘Defend Earth, Deny Barack Obama,’ one of the largest protest groups. It used Facebook to ask thousands of people to join them in their Roseburg protest.
Caldwell Police are calling a 16 year-old girl courageous after they said she fended off an intruder who broke into her home.