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Local BRING celebrates 44 years of recycling BRING celebrates 44 years of recycling (Photo Gallery)
BRING recycling celebrated its 44th birthday Saturday at its facility in Springfield. The organization was inspired by the first earth day in the ‘70s and has since grown to help the community learn to live with less.

Police: Teen shoots man with pellet gun, steals marijuana

A 16-year-old boy shot a man repeatedly with a pellet gun and stole his marijuana, escaping after being cut with a kitchen knife by a 38-year-old grandmother holding her infant granchild, Corvallis Police said.

Earth Day in Eugene 2015: Half dozen join Bike Ride to LCC

Earth Day in Eugene 2015: Half dozen join Bike Ride to LCC »Play Video
Six participants took off from the starting point at the 7 a.m. departure. From left to right: Mike Zimmerman, Pat Griffin, Anna Scott, Alice “Lu” Warner, Mike Sims, and Todd Smith. Lane Community College staff and students met at Amazon Station in Eugene on Earth Day, April 22, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by walking or biking to campus.

Six people took part in the 2nd annual Bike Ride to Lane Community College on Earth Day.

Four bicyclists and 2 walkers made the 3 mile trip up over 30th Avenue to the LCC campus.

Biking takes 20 to 30 minutes; walking takes about an hour.

House fire confined to attic

House fire confined to attic »Play Video

Firefighters contained a blaze to the attic of an Assumption Street home in the Bethel neighborhood on Wednesday. No injuries were reported.