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Local Scouts Fire grows to 8,500 acres Scouts Fire grows to 8,500 acres (Photo Gallery)
Firefighters face difficult weather, historically high temperatures and low relative humidity as they continue to fight the Stouts Fire which has now grown to about 8,500 acres.
Local High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews High temperatures and erratic winds challenge Cable Crossing Fire crews (Photo Gallery)
Firefighters continue to work through difficult terrain and scorching temperatures to control the Cable Crossing Fire near Glide. The fire size remained stable throughout the night at 1,110 acres. However, Friday night’s smoke column generated a few new spot fires to the south of the main fire.

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'

Ted Nugent: 'Cecil the Lion story is a lie'
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has risked angering animal rights campaigners by branding the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe "a lie."

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society

Help your pet beat the heat with tips from Greenhill Human Society »Play Video

Greenhill Humane Society said it’s taking all the precautions and steps pet owners should be doing to keep its pets cool in the heat. But with their limited resources, they’ve learned a few tricks along the way.

Police identify man in suspicious letter case

Police identify man in suspicious letter case »Play Video

Oregon State Police identified 34-year-old Lance Storm as the man responsible for sending suspicious mail to government buildings earlier this week.

Pleasant Hill firefighter's body found at Diamond Lake

Pleasant Hill firefighter's body found 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.

In the Garden: Testing pH levels

In the Garden: Testing pH levels »Play Video

One way to know if the problem is pH and not something else is to do a pH test of the soil. One way you can do this is to buy a kit at a garden store. You can use the kit to take samples and send them away for testing.

Lane County Fair sees 10% increase in attendance this year

Lane County Fair sees 10% increase in attendance this year »Play Video

The cool temperatures brought in large crowds for the record-breaking 2015 Lane County Fair.

The political price of Hillary Clinton’s ‘$600 haircut’

The political price of Hillary Clinton’s ‘$600 haircut’

A reportedly pricy haircut for Hillary Clinton has stirred social media anger, and experts say the story gives new ammunition to critics who attempt to paint the former secretary of state as a rich, out-of-touch liberal who plays by her own rules.