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Wind + Rain = Landslide: 'These kind of things happen'

Wind + Rain = Landslide: 'These kind of things happen' »Play Video

Lane County road crews cleared a mudslide on Deerhorn Road along the Mckenzie River Tuesday.

A combination on wet weather and heavy winds brought nearly 500 cubic yards of hillside material onto the roadway overnight.

Driver makes U-turn on I-5, triggers multi-vehicle crash

Driver makes U-turn on I-5, triggers multi-vehicle crash
The causing driver's car was totaled in the crash. (WSP photo)
A driver who tried to make a U-turn on Interstate 5 triggered a five-vehicle crash early Thursday near Boeing Field that blocked several lanes, the Washington State Patrol reports.

German plane crash in French Alps after leaving Spanish city

German plane crash in French Alps after leaving Spanish city

Bottle deposit could double in Oregon in 2017

Bottle deposit could double in Oregon in 2017 »Play Video

The Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative said the statewide redemption rate at recycling centers last year was around 70 percent.

If that rate doesn't go up this year, the redemption amount will double from 5 to 10 cents starting in 2017.

If the redemption rate doubles, the deposit fee for a 6-pack will go from 30 cents to 60 cents.

Ninkasi blasts yeast into space, makes beer after re-entry

Ninkasi blasts yeast into space, makes beer after re-entry »Play Video
Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge take Ninkasi from Eugene to space.

It's one small step for Eugene, one giant leap for craft beer.

Last October, Ninkasi Brewing Company and Up Aerospace Incorporated launched six vials of yeast 77 miles above the Earth.

Why? Science!