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'Once in a blue moon' coming up Friday

When someone says "Once in a Blue Moon," you know what they mean:  Rare, seldom, even absurd.

This year it means "the end of July."

Open house Tuesday on Eugene Trails Plan

Open house Tuesday on Eugene Trails Plan »Play Video
The trail plan calls for increasing the number of miles of trails in the city's system.

The final public open house on the Eugene Trails Plan is Tuesday night, the culmination of a planning process that began in January 2014.

Pleasant Hill firefighter presumed drowned at Diamond Lake

Pleasant Hill firefighter presumed drowned 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.

Unseasonably warm weather in forecast

Unseasonably warm weather in forecast

The average high temperature this time of year should be 84. But after several days of unseasonably cool weather, the forecast now calls again for unseasonably warm weather.

2015 Lane County Fair specials attract large crowds

2015 Lane County Fair specials attract large crowds »Play Video

Fair organizers said all indicators point to an increase in fair attendance for 2015 and part of that has to do with Sunday’s free early attendance.