Scientists believe the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of Oregon is due for a magnitude 9 earthquake.
Willa Junior has become famous as the baggage handler who fell asleep in an Alaska Airlines cargo hold.
Douglas County is one of 18 O&C counties in western Oregon affected. Commissioner Tim Freeman says if this plan is adopted there will be a dramatic change in the way county government is run.
The improvements are part of the response to the death of Michele Portmann in 2011. The retired high school counselor was hit and killed by a truck as she rode her bicycle along where the trail crosses a road.
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.