The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.
"We are hoping to get to 12 wins," she said. "We are 10 and 2 right now - and if we get to that point, we will be the best record team Junction City has ever had."
A 4-year varsity player, Straube is in her second season as the Tigers captain.
"You have some captains who are bosses," coach Chris Bolton said. "She is not that way. Her first instinct is to help others."
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Jennifer Nugent and her husband spent thousands of dollars remodeling a home before moving in with their three children last year.
A few months later, they were constantly sick - coughing, diarrhea and vomiting - and they couldn't figure out why.
"It just got to a point where we couldn't stay well," Jennifer said.
Nugent's concern turned to panic when her new neighbors shared some disturbing news: the home's former owner was a meth user.
Signs are going up proclaiming a Walk Zone in downtown Eugene.
"In the downtown area where we have a lot of pedestrians, you cannot skateboard or ride your bicycle on the sidewalk," explained Lee Shoemaker with Eugene Public Works.
This "walk your wheels" zone went into effect August 29. It spans Lincoln to Pearl streets and 8th to 13th avenues.
City workers will put up 100 signs in the Walk Zone this week, weather pemiting.
But not everyone is on board.
How safe are your children on a hayride at a local pumpkin patch? That question is on a lot of people's minds after two horrible accidents in other parts of the country over the weekend.
A teenage girl was killed and more than 20 others hurt in a hayride crash in Maine on Saturday. In Idaho, another teen was hit and killed by a bus in a corn maze on Friday.
Like many states, Oregon has no laws mandating safety regulations for these rides.
Instead, some local fire district takes it upon themselves to work with local farms to make sure their safety is up to par.
A man suspected of breaking into cars at trailheads for Spencer Butte faces multiple counts of identity theft, police said.
Eugene Police arrested James Edward Walters on Monday after weeks of searching for him.
"We knew it was him about two or three weeks ago," said Det. Mike Rustik. "We've been looking for him because we had the plate of his car."
A man got stuck between his car and another vehicle in a store parking lot Tuesday morning.
The man got out of his car in the Bimart parking lot on River Road as the vehicle was still moving, said Captain Steven Kropf with Eugene-Springfield Fire.
Officers arrested a driver on suspicion of DUII after he ran a stop sign and hit another car, police said.
A wind advisory is in effect for the central Willamette Valley and the Portland/Vancouver Metro Area between 3 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
A car rear-ended a tractor pulling a trailer Monday, killing the driver of the tractor.
A vehicle caught fire in a restaurant drive-through Tuesday morning.
Oregon led Washington 24-20 at Autzen. The Huskies had a first down on the 9-yard line with plenty of time to play. The ball was snapped. The pass went up, headed for the corner of the end zone.
Next stop, touchdown - only for Oregon, not Washington.