"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.
Have you bought a laptop, iPad or other electronics on Craigslist?
Eugene Police want to know if you bought them from 21-year-old Kingsley Nkwonta.
Patients getting MRI scans at Sacred Heart at River Bend will get an experience they aren't likely to get anywhere else in the Pacific Northwest.
Adam Mellott, Riverbend’s Imaging Services Manager, said the machine can treat people of all sizes, from small children and obese adults.
Bullying is a problem at schools across the globe, but a group of teens at Thurston High School are taking a stand by saying it’s not welcome in their hallways.
Students in the school’s peer group produced a video called “Be You”, which addresses the harm that comes from bullying.
The normally chaotic lunchroom fell quiet Wednesday as the students watched their classmates pour their hearts out, one placard at a time.
A Chippewa Falls, Wisc., man faces rape and sodomy charges after he flew out to Oregon for a Lebanon girl he'd been contacting online since she was 11 years old, Lebanon Police said.
The typical college campus has classrooms, favorite hangouts - and even tanning salons.
A new study found 12 percent of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. have tanning facilities located right on campus.
More than 40 percent have tanning beds in off-campus housing, and it's almost always a free perk for tenants.
Dermatologists say ultraviolet radiation -- from both the sun and tanning beds -- is responsible for a recent rise in deadly melanoma in young people.
The Indoor Tanning Association disagrees.
A Coos Bay woman was driving drunk when her car drifted into the oncoming lane of traffic and hit another vehicle Tuesday night, seriously injuring herself and the other driver, the Benton County Sheriff's Office said.
The Wallops Incident Response Team completed an initial assessment Wednesday of Tuesday evening's catastrophic failure of Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket shortly after liftoff.