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Demolition begins to make way for new Oregon softball field

Demolition begins to make way for new Oregon softball field »Play Video
The plan is to have work complete in time for the 2016 home opener.

The Oregon Ducks won their way to the college softball worlds series there last weekend.

Now crews have dug out the dugouts as demolition gets under way at Howe Field on the University of Oregon campus.

Customer shoots at robber wearing gas mask, Vancouver PD says

Customer shoots at robber wearing gas mask, Vancouver PD says

A man wearing a gas mask robbed a Vancouver convenience store at gunpoint just before dawn Wednesday.

Photos: Celebrities have awkward moments, too

Photos: Celebrities have awkward moments, too
2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood Featuring: Anne Hathaway,Jared Leto Where: West Hollywood, California, United States When: 03 Mar 2014 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com

Lane County’s unemployment rate drops to 5.5 percent

Lane County’s unemployment rate drops to 5.5 percent

The rate has dropped five months in a row with the last three months recording a large drop of 0.3 percentage point or more. Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.2 percent and the national rate was 5.4 percent in Apri

Audit: Target investments to improve community college completion rates

Audit: Target investments to improve community college completion rates

The auditors analyzed a cohort of community college students and found that only 24% finished a degree or certificate at an Oregon community college within seven years. The completion rates were lower for most students of color, according to the audit report.