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Local Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger (Video)
Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.

According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats
The Canyon County Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home. Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer
The Canyon County, Idaho, Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home.

Sheriff: 2 men missing after house fire

Sheriff: 2 men missing after house fire »Play Video
Photo courtesy South Lane Fire and Rescue

Two people remain unaccounted for after a fire destroyed a home near Creswell on Wednesday afternoon.

Summer! Time to plan for fall in the garden

Summer! Time to plan for fall in the garden »Play Video

Fall seems like a long way off in the midst of our July heat.

But garden experts say right now is prime time to figure out what you want to harvest come October.

This week in the garden, we'll tell you why now is a such a good time to start planning for fall.

Watch Joel in the Garden on KMTR NewsSource16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays

Suspect shot in exchange of gunfire with police in Reedsport

Suspect shot in exchange of gunfire with police in Reedsport
Police at the scene in Reedsport

An armed man suffered a gunshot wound in an exchange of gunfire with police Thursday, Oregon State Police said.

Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station

Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station »Play Video
A Kentucky shoplifting suspect faces even more charges after police say he played a prank on them. Shortly after the man's arrest, an unexpected delivery arrived at the police station. Jerrika Insco has the story.

Selfies on toast? Yep, really!

Selfies on toast? Yep, really! »Play Video
The selfie craze can now take over your breakfast table. Jeanne Moos shows us a toaster than can burn your face on your bread.

2 killed in head-on crash on Hwy 126 west of Beltline

2 killed in head-on crash on Hwy 126 west of Beltline
Oregon State Police photo

Two people died after a car crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with an SUV on Highway 126 Wednesday afternoon.