The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.
"We are hoping to get to 12 wins," she said. "We are 10 and 2 right now - and if we get to that point, we will be the best record team Junction City has ever had."
A 4-year varsity player, Straube is in her second season as the Tigers captain.
"You have some captains who are bosses," coach Chris Bolton said. "She is not that way. Her first instinct is to help others."
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High winds and heavy rains are forecasted to hit Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington on Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.
As ballots start arriving in the mail, elections officials have a few reminders for registered voters.
“If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote. Once it’s cast, we are not able to help them anytime, any way further,” said Elections Manager Cheryl Betschart.
On Monday, the Roseburg City Council will hear the second and final reading of an ordinance that would enact a tax on recreational marijuana should the measure pass in November’s general election.
A great big gourd that tips the scales at more than a thousand pounds is one of a few pumpkins at Fifth Street Public Market that'll go under the knife starting this weekend.
“One of our pumpkins is going to be Frankenstein this year,” Marketing Director Marissa Ooyevaar said. “Another one, as soon as one of our carvers saw it, he said, 'this looks like a pig.’”
The University of Oregon has accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge, releasing a video at halftime of Saturday's football game against Washington.
The video features leaders in the University of Oregon community, including many athletes.
But the video doesn't include anyone from the Ducks Men's Basketball team, which has been at the forefront of the sexual assault discussion following allegations against 3 players last March.
A safety device meant to save lives could be endangering them in certain cars.
"These airbags are defective," said David Friendman with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "and anyone who has any of these vehicles is at risk in a crash."
The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.
Prices at the pump are falling, driven by drops in crude oil prices, AAA Oregon said.
“Washington and Oregon have the fourth and fifth largest weekly drops in gas prices in the last week as both averages lose 14 cents, and both states are registering the largest drops in the last month with both averages down 40 cents in that timeframe,” said Marie Dodds with AAA Oregon/Idaho.
The national average for regular unleaded fell 9 cents this week to $3.09 a gallon.
Oregon’s average is down 14 cents to $3.36 per gallon, the lowest since February of this year.