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Local Where to cool off in Lane County Where to cool off in Lane County
As temperatures rise, the City of Eugene invites individuals to cool off in air-conditioned libraries, community centers, swimming pools and parks.

Photos: Body paint artist goes all out

Photos: Body paint artist goes all out
(Can you spot the hidden person?) 'WORKING ART: Bodypainting meets Art' is a photo-series emerging from a collaboration between body artist Jörg Düsterwald and photographer Tschiponnique Skupin. Various professions are artistically presented by body painted models with real businesses and authentic locations used in the creative process. In this scene model Karenina poses as gym equipment alongside fitness trainer Tobias and fitness models Constantine and Marcel at Kingdom of Sports in Hamelin. Where: Hamelin, Lower Saxony, Germany When: 20 Jun 2015 Credit: Tschiponnique Skupin/Future Image/WENN.com **Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness

Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness »Play Video

The heat will present health risks for people and pets and fire risks for forests and grasslands this week.

Extreme heat is the most common cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, killing more people on average each year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined.

Forecast | Symptoms of Heat Illness | Kids In Cars | Protect Your Pets | Where To Cool Off

 

Cable Crossing blaze near Glide grows to 830 acres

Cable Crossing blaze near Glide grows to 830 acres »Play Video
A single-engine air tanker makes a retardant drop on the Cable Crossing Fire. Photo by Austin Arts via DFPA

Following two consecutive days of Red Flag Warning weather, which brings high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds, the fire has grown to 830 acres. Containment is estimated at 15 percent.

Fennica on its way to sea after battle for St. Johns Bridge, river

Fennica on its way to sea after battle for St. Johns Bridge, river »Play Video
After being held up for more than a day, the Fennica passes beneath the St. Johns Bridge through a gap of protesters that was created when at least three protesters dangling from the bridge came down.

But the Fennica’s path out of the city didn’t happen without dramatic resistance from protesters and a riveting battle for control of the Willamette River.

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has risked angering animal rights campaigners by branding the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe "a lie."

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society »Play Video

Greenhill Humane Society said it’s taking all the precautions and steps pet owners should be doing to keep its pets cool in the heat. But with their limited resources, they’ve learned a few tricks along the way.

Police identify man in suspicious letter case

Police identify man in suspicious letter case »Play Video

Oregon State Police identified 34-year-old Lance Storm as the man responsible for sending suspicious mail to government buildings earlier this week.

Pleasant Hill firefighter's body found at Diamond Lake

Pleasant Hill firefighter's body found at Diamond Lake
"Please keep his family and our Volunteers in your thoughts and prayers," the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Firefighters Association asked on Facebook.

A man jumped out of a boat into the lake Saturday and disappeared, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

Rodney Wayne Shay, 51, a member of the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Firefighters Association, is presumed to have drowned, the sheriff's office said.

In the Garden: Testing pH levels

In the Garden: Testing pH levels »Play Video

One way to know if the problem is pH and not something else is to do a pH test of the soil. One way you can do this is to buy a kit at a garden store. You can use the kit to take samples and send them away for testing.