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Local 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Oregon DOT planned to put out bids early next year seeking construction of cable barriers in the median of Interstate 5 between Salem and Albany.

But after 2 fatal crossover accidents, including a double-crossover crash Thursday that killed a woman and sent a semi careening into oncoming traffic, Governor John Kitzhaber and ODOT Director Matthew Garrett announced plans to fast track the project.

Ducks don retro Nike uniforms in honor of 'The Pick'

Ducks don retro Nike uniforms in honor of 'The Pick'
The dream of the 90s is alive at Autzen

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.

Exchange students: 'None of the countries they come from have any reported Ebola cases'

Exchange students: 'None of the countries they come from have any reported Ebola cases' »Play Video
Grant High School in NE Portland.

Fifteen exchange visiting the U.S. from the Republic of Congo, Niger and the Ivory Coast are visiting Grant High School on Thursday.

So far there's been no reported cases of Ebola in those countries, but the BBC reports more than 2,000 people have died from Ebola in Liberia, a country which shares a direct border with the Ivory Coast.

'It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest'

'It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest' »Play Video
Martha Morrison grew up in Lane County. She vanished in 1974.

Reba Morrison says that before their mother died, she never gave up hope of finding Reba's sister Martha.

"When she was sick and dying she told me, when I find Martha, tell her momma loves her - not if, but when."

Reba is holding out hope that her sister's 1974 disappearance can be solved.

"It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest," Reba said, "for my own heart."

Family and law enforcement are talking about Martha's disappearance again in hopes of closing the cold case.

Families of former inmates sue Coos County jail

Families of former inmates sue Coos County jail »Play Video
Last November, Donnie Brown was serving a 30-day sentence for assault, harassment and drug charges. After asking to be taken to a hospital, he died a day before he was scheduled for release from jail.

The families of two former inmates are suing the Coos County Jail over what they call a lack of medical care while the inmates were detained.

The family of Donnie Ray Brown announced a lawsuit against Coos County and its medical provider Conmed. Brown's mother spoke for the first time since her son's death, calling for a change in the jail's healthcare system.

Are you registered to vote? Deadline Tuesday

Are you registered to vote? Deadline Tuesday
Oregon allows voters to register to vote and update voter registration online

The deadline to register to vote for the November 4 election is Tuesday, October 14.

Hunter, 20, missing since Thursday in mountains

Hunter, 20, missing since Thursday in mountains

A 20-year-old hunter last heard from October 9 remains missing in a rugged, mountainous area of Douglas County, the sheriff's office said.

Travis Joseph Anderson of Myrtle Creek was last heard from around 3 p.m. Thursday.