Police say the semi-truck completely rolled over, coming to rest on its tires. The load of asphalt was dumped onto the river bank and into the East Fork of the Coquille River. Oregon Emergency Management was notified of the spill into the waterway.
A tree crashed into a man's home office Wednesday morning, pinning him to his desk, Clackamas Fire officials said.
The Veterans Housing Project of Lane County broke ground on their seventh house in three years on Tuesday.
The housing program provides low-rent housing to veterans for two years as a way to help ease the transition to civilian life.
The temperature is poised to plunge into the 20s - or lower - overnight across Oregon.
People in Lane County are turning up the heat.
Shane Summers has been a Marine for 12 years.
"Something special about them," he said. "Not everybody can do what we do."
Jason Pickens has served in the Marines for 16 years. He was also deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan.
When asked about the experience, the Bend native said it was chaotic at times.
"Being targeted with rocket-propeled grenades and things like that," he said.
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As volunteers and organizations put on the annual Veterans Day Parade Celebration, they also teach the importance of the day to the next generation.