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Local Oakridge imposes water restrictions (New) Oakridge imposes water restrictions
Residents must limit how they long they water their garden and hold off on washing their cars under water restrictions put in place by the City of Oakridge.

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Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness

Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness »Play Video

The heat will present health risks for people and pets and fire risks for forests and grasslands this week.

Extreme heat is the most common cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, killing more people on average each year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined.

Forecast | Symptoms of Heat Illness | Kids In Cars | Protect Your Pets | Where To Cool Off

 

Oldest building in Lane County: 'It's really amazing for this age'

Oldest building in Lane County: 'It's really amazing for this age'

The 16-by-20 foot Clerk's Building tucked away by the historical museum near the fairgrounds was built in 1853. In the past 162 years, it has moved 4 times. And thanks to a grant, much needed maintenance will help preserve the building for the future.

500 firefighters battling Cable Crossing blaze near Glide

500 firefighters battling Cable Crossing blaze near Glide
A single-engine air tanker makes a retardant drop on the Cable Crossing Fire. Photo by Austin Arts via DFPA

Firefighters worked overnight to build new fire lines around the Cable Crossing Fire after the wildfire escaped containment Wednesday afternoon.

Oakridge imposes water restrictions

Oakridge imposes water restrictions
Oakridge, Oregon

Residents must limit how they long they water their garden and hold off on washing their cars under water restrictions put in place by the City of Oakridge.

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Photos: Body paint artist goes all out

Photos: Body paint artist goes all out
(Can you spot the hidden person?) 'WORKING ART: Bodypainting meets Art' is a photo-series emerging from a collaboration between body artist Jörg Düsterwald and photographer Tschiponnique Skupin. Various professions are artistically presented by body painted models with real businesses and authentic locations used in the creative process. In this scene model Karenina poses as gym equipment alongside fitness trainer Tobias and fitness models Constantine and Marcel at Kingdom of Sports in Hamelin. Where: Hamelin, Lower Saxony, Germany When: 20 Jun 2015 Credit: Tschiponnique Skupin/Future Image/WENN.com **Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

Where to cool off in Lane County

Where to cool off in Lane County
Stay cool, man

As temperatures rise, the City of Eugene invites individuals to cool off in air-conditioned libraries, community centers, swimming pools and parks.

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has risked angering animal rights campaigners by branding the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe "a lie."

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society »Play Video

Greenhill Humane Society said it’s taking all the precautions and steps pet owners should be doing to keep its pets cool in the heat. But with their limited resources, they’ve learned a few tricks along the way.