They said they have received several reports of cougar sightings in that area over the past few months.
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.
Drivers heading north on Interstate 5 should expect long delays Sunday afternoon and evening through a work zone south of Cottage Grove. The construction runs from milepost 162 to milepost 169.
A stage collapsed during a high school musical this week.
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.
The Oregon Senate bill approved a bill allowing motorcyclists to "lane split" - travel between cars when traffic slows to a crawl.
Hipster beards have become as much of a staple in the Rose City as public transportation and craft beer.
Kindergarten students from Howard Elementary School visited their new school, still under construction. The new building is paid for by a bond passed by voters in May 2013.
Tom Turner started with the Lane County Sheriff's Office in 1982, stationed as a deputy in Florence.
A man is canoeing from California to Washington to raise awareness about Lyme disease. Michael Nosbaum reached Roseburg on Thursday after paddling, pulling, and dragging his canoe on a cart.
Searchers from the Oregon Civil Air Patrol said the very weak signal from an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) discovered Thursday afternoon was a false positive. The ELT was reported in the search area between Creswell and Vancouver where a plane went missing on Tuesday.