Millworkers received one of their last paychecks at the meeting at Springfield High School.
A representative of Swanson Group said it would take at least 2 years to rebuild the plant.
The owner and four employees of a Coos Bay business pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by selling $10 million worth of knock-off parts to the Department of Defense, including parts intended to keep the rotors on military helicopters.
Motorists traveling north on Interstate 5 should expect lane closures, congestion and delays between Drain and Cottage Grove today and tomorrow, July 18-19, due to pavement repairs.
A goat herd is chomping its way through an ivy patch in front of the Crop Sciences Building at Oregon State University.
Briana Murphy said it'll take her herd of 30 goats about a week to eat through the ivy.
People streamed in and out of the ride zone as the cries of the excited - or scared - riders filled the air Thursday.
Fire ripped through the Swanson Mill in Springfield Thursday afternoon, sending a column of black smoke high into the air.
Eugene-Springfield Fire Chief Randall Groves said the blaze started at around 4:40 p.m. in one of the wood processing plant’s dryer units.
“We do know that all of the employees were safely evacuated and at this point … I'm unaware of any injuries,” said Chief Groves. “It started in one of the dryers, we do know that. We do not know the cause at this time.”
Groves said it could be several days before they know what caused the blaze.
A fire in Springfield sent a plume of smoke up over the city Thursday, and emergency workers ordered an evacuation in a 1-mile radius around the fire as it continued to rage an hour later.
Terry Wolf knows his way around the tarmac.
His last assignment before he hung up his wings had him flying the exact same plane, the Boeing 777, over the exact same route as Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.
Wolf says the thought of a missile strike never crossed his mind.
Two people remain unaccounted for after a fire destroyed a home near Creswell on Wednesday afternoon.
Fall seems like a long way off in the midst of our July heat.
But garden experts say right now is prime time to figure out what you want to harvest come October.
This week in the garden, we'll tell you why now is a such a good time to start planning for fall.