"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."
From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.
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"Riding the horses, it helps me because like it like distracts my mind from losing my dad," she said.
Becca's dad Erik died last December from an aggressive form of cancer.
A tragic loss is something Becca and Lori Thomas have in common.
"Losing my dad at 13, I didn't really have anyone come alongside me that could identify with my loss and it was a very lonely journey for me," Lori said.
Now Lori and her husband Stan are working through the grief of losing their youngest daughter Aimee in a car crash last year.
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.
Students designed and created a “Frenemy” campaign dealing with hidden bullies who are part-friend, part enemy.
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.
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.
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.