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Coast Guard Sector North Bend receives standardized training

"They'll make sure we know the required amount of knowledge we're supposed to know; [that we're] we're handling all the emergency procedures the right way."

Police: Suspect texted ex-wife saying ‘he had just murdered her lover boy’

Police: Suspect texted ex-wife saying ‘he had just murdered her lover boy’ »Play Video

Two men are dead after a lengthy standoff in South Eugene Friday, according to the Eugene Police Department. Police responded to shots fired in 2100 block of McLean Boulevard in South Eugene Friday. Now, police say the long ordeal is likely headed to a murder and suicide investigation.

Sheriff: Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead near Powers

Sheriff: Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead near Powers
Gerald Lorenz

The Coos County Sheriff's Office located the body of Gerald Lorenz and his vehicle in the Powers area on Monday afternoon. The sheriff's office contacted authorities in Douglas County around 2:15 p.m.

Lorenz's death is being investigated by the Coos County Sheriff's Office and does not appear to be suspicious in nature, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

'God was watching out for me': Video captures tree falling on man

The man says he was working a forklift during Saturday's wind storm in the Puget Sound region when a tree came down and struck his forklift.

Oregon native researching mysterious radio bursts from space

Oregon native researching mysterious radio bursts from space
Portland native Emily Petroff. (Photo courtesy Emily Petroff)

Emily Petroff, 24, was the first person to see one of these "fast radio bursts" in real time, using the 64-meter Parkes radio telescope in Australia, nearly 230 miles west of Sydney.

Man arrested, charged with manslaughter for killing teen

Man arrested, charged with manslaughter for killing teen »Play Video

A vigil was held Sunday evening in Washington Jefferson Park for 17-year-old Justin Lee Gardener who died from a gunshot wound just after midnight Sunday.

Eugene Emeralds wear pink to raise funds for breast cancer research

Eugene Emeralds wear pink to raise funds for breast cancer research »Play Video

PK Park was painted pink Sunday night as the Eugene Emeralds paid a special tribute to those who have battled breast cancer.

Photos: Stouts Fire leaves behind blackened hillsides

Photos: Stouts Fire leaves behind blackened hillsides
A young stand of trees burned within the Stouts Fire.

Parts of the Stouts Fire received up to one-tenth of an inch of rain Saturday as crews continued to work to strengthen control lines.