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Local BRING celebrates 44 years of recycling BRING celebrates 44 years of recycling (Photo Gallery)
BRING recycling celebrated its 44th birthday Saturday at its facility in Springfield. The organization was inspired by the first earth day in the ‘70s and has since grown to help the community learn to live with less.

$1M safety project coming up for bike path

$1M safety project coming up for bike path »Play Video
“This work reflects the valuable public input that was incorporated into the Row River Corridor Plan to address trail and road user safety improvements needed at locations where the trail crosses Lane County roads,” said Lydia McKinney, Transportation Planning Supervisor for Lane County Public Works. “We appreciate the community’s patience as these improvements are made to enhance the recreational opportunities along the trail.”

The improvements are part of the response to the death of Michele Portmann in 2011. The retired high school counselor was hit and killed by a truck as she rode her bicycle along where the trail crosses a road.

Trial delayed for suspect in Oregon teen's slaying

Trial delayed for suspect in Oregon teen's slaying »Play Video
Jenny Gamez (left) and Laura Simonson

The trial for a former police officer accused of killing 19-year-old Oregon college student Jenny Gamez and leaving her body in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway has been delayed until November.

Family of hostage killed in drone strike critical of US government

Family of hostage killed in drone strike critical of US government »Play Video

In a statement, Warren Winstein's family said his captors bear "ultimate responsibility" but note support from the U.S. government was "inconsistent and disappointing."

Weinstein, a 73-year-old development worker from  Maryland, died in a U.S. drone strike while being held hostage.