Scientists for the first time have used tags to track the behavior of Antarctic minke whales and discovered that this smallest of the lunge-feeding whales utilizes the sea ice more than expected and feeds in ways unique from other species.
A lawsuit filed against the 7th Day Adventist Church alleges church officials knowingly let a convicted child molester work with Lane County children in the 1970's.
The lawsuit alleges the church let Les Bovee lead in both the Junction City and Veneta branches’ youth program “Pathfinder Club”, even though the man was convicted and sentenced for sexually abusing young boys a few years earlier.
The 7th Day Adventist church has not yet responded to phone calls for comment on the lawsuit.
The unveiling of the Simpsons mural in at 5th and Main in downtown Springfield came with cheers and a much-needed confirmation for residents.
“You win, yes. Springfield is home of the Simpsons,” said Yeardly Smith, the voice behind Lisa Simpson.
Just like the introduction to one of America’s favorite cartoons, the unveiling was paired with a performance by the Springfield band, school buses, and even some of the beloved characters from the show.
The Royal Caribbean hub in Springfield is hiring a wave of new employees for their busiest time of year.
Oregon's unemployment rate is one of the highest in the country, and the mass hire could alleviate some of the job hunting stress for Lane County residents.
The cruise company looking to hire just over 200 employees for entry level jobs in their customer service and sales departments.
The Eugene Sudbury School, a K-12 alternative school, reported that someone had stolen nearly $5,000 worth of art supplies, computer equipment, and other educational equipment from their location in west Eugene.
School director Demian Schwartz noticed the school had been burglarized Sunday morning when she arrived to set up an open house before school starts up next week.
A Marion County sheriff's officer says a 64-year-old truck driver escaped unhurt when the cattle feed truck he was driving was hit by a northbound Amtrak train Monday afternoon at a rail crossing south of Salem.
Smoke for wildfires burning southwest of Oakridge is making for some hazy conditions in eastern Lane County on Monday.
Efforts to revive a 4-year-old boy Monday after he was pulled unconscious from water and not breathing were unsuccessful, authorities said.
Less than a week after Islamic militants killed an American hostage, another kidnapped American was set free.
President Obama is back at the White House Monday morning to oversee an increasing debate about how the US should handle the rise of ISIS and other terrorist groups in the middle east.
Members of ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, executed American journalist James Foley on Wednesday. Officials with the British government say they've identified Foley’s killer.
Five days later a different Syria-based terrorist group released American author Peter Theo Curtis after he’d been held for two years.
A record 6.0 earthquake shook Napa, California early Sunday morning, injuring nearly 87 people and damaging numerous structures.
The quake struck at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday and its epicenter was about six miles from Napa, California. This is the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco area in 25 years.