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Local Crews contain large fires but chase new smokes in Oregon (New) Crews contain large fires but chase new smokes in Oregon (Photo Gallery)
Wildfire managers continue to contain large fires while moving crews to respond to new fires, as the threat of more lightning looms this week.

The National Weather Service said there is a chance of scattered thunderstorms across the Cascades from Mount Hood south beyond Willamette Pass.

And most of southern Oregon remains under a Red Flag warning, which means conditions are prime for new wildfires to ignite and rapidly spread.

Watch: High-speed chase comes to end on busy street

Watch: High-speed chase comes to end on busy street »Play Video
There was a dramatic end to a high-speed police chase in King County Monday evening.

Eugene OKs sick time for part-time workers

Eugene OKs sick time for part-time workers »Play Video
Not now, but July 2015

A local ordinance requiring employers to provide paid sick time to part-time employees passed the Eugene City Council 5-3 Monday night.

The measure takes effect in July 2015.

Crews contain large fires but chase new smokes in Oregon

Crews contain large fires but chase new smokes in Oregon
The Pumice Flat fire is burning two miles from the south boundary of Crater Lake National Park. The fire, reported just after 11 a.m. Monday, is believed to be lightning hold-over fire from lightning received the week before. Wildfires can smolder in stumps, roots or brush for days before flaring up and spreading.

Wildfire managers continue to contain large fires while moving crews to respond to new fires, as the threat of more lightning looms this week.

The National Weather Service said there is a chance of scattered thunderstorms across the Cascades from Mount Hood south beyond Willamette Pass.

And most of southern Oregon remains under a Red Flag warning, which means conditions are prime for new wildfires to ignite and rapidly spread.

Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group

Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle

Some ice cream doesn't melt

Some ice cream doesn't melt »Play Video
This ice cream bar melted to a marshmallow-like consistency.

An Ohio mother was shocked to learn an ice cream sandwich her son had left outside in hot temperatures hadn't melted twelve hours later.

Love-seekers take to 'Paper Bag Speed Dating'

Love-seekers take to 'Paper Bag Speed Dating'
Created by the brains behind a new London-based dating app called LoveFlutter, Paper Bag Speed Dating was organized as part of the #SayNoToShallow campaign.
While most people rely heavily on looks while speed dating, a new project in London is forcing people to do the exact opposite and choose by personality alone.

Fallen Marine's flag returned after nine years

Fallen Marine's flag returned after nine years »Play Video
When Lance Corporal Fred Maciel died in 2005 in Iraq, his fellow marines signed a flag that was supposed to be given to his family, but somehow it got lost. However, thanks to a Texas couple more than nine years later the flag finally made it home. Tim Wetzel has more.

3 of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes located

3 of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes located »Play Video
Thee whereabouts of Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18; and Zeyituna Mohammed, 18, have not been confirmed since they were reported missing Saturday.

Three of the 4 track and field athletes from Ethiopia who were reported missing Saturday after competing in the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene have been found in Beaverton.

Police said Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18, were safe, unharmed, and staying with acquaintances.

A missing persons case is still active for 18-year-old Zeyituna Mohammed.