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Local Police: Woman's Black Friday haul a real steal Police: Woman's Black Friday haul a real steal
A woman loaded a shopping cart with $1,500 worth of electronics and clothes and walked out of a store amidst a crowd of Black Friday shoppers Friday morning, the Corvallis Police Department said.
Local A new Reality backdrop for Holiday Market A new Reality backdrop for Holiday Market (Photo Gallery)
Last week Eugene’s Saturday Holiday Market committee contacted Jim Evangelista and his “one creative community” at Reality Kitchen to paint a new stage backdrop for the local musicians in the market’s food court during the winter season.

Mom shoots intruder breaking into home as 4 kids slept inside

Mom shoots intruder breaking into home as 4 kids slept inside »Play Video
A man trying to break into an Edmonds home in the middle of the night was shot by the mother of the house as her husband and several children lay sleeping inside.

Woman dies in Scappoose industrial explosion

Woman dies in Scappoose industrial explosion »Play Video
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office released this photograph, showing where the explosion happened.

A woman died in an explosion Thursday afternoon inside a building at Scappoose Sand and Gravel, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office said.

'Fireplaces don't draft like a wood stove, so you need dry wood'

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Conscientious Oregonians have been storing up firewood for the inevitable cool days of winter and the experienced wood-gatherers know that dry, seasoned firewood burns most efficiently, provides the most heat and smokes the least.

In fact, unseasoned wood is not suitable for open fireplaces, according to Steve Bowers, a forester with Oregon State University Extension Service.

How not to fry a turkey this Thanksgiving

How not to fry a turkey this Thanksgiving »Play Video
Portland Fire and Rescue Lt. Damon Simmons explains why you never put water on an oil or grease fire.

Fried turkey is a delicious way to prepare the bird for Thanksgiving, but it can also pose some serious fire risks if it is done incorrectly.

Shoppers line up early for 'Grey Thursday'

Usually it's the day after Thanksgiving that people associate with shopping, but some are calling the day “grey Thursday,” with stores offering deals a day early.

Humane Society: Keep an eye on pets during holiday

As guests swing by to drop off gifts or holiday tidings, it can create a lot of chaos for pets who aren't used to constant interruptions. In response, some animals try to bolt, and a constant stream of visitors can provide the perfect opportunity for animals to take off.