The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.
"We are hoping to get to 12 wins," she said. "We are 10 and 2 right now - and if we get to that point, we will be the best record team Junction City has ever had."
A 4-year varsity player, Straube is in her second season as the Tigers captain.
"You have some captains who are bosses," coach Chris Bolton said. "She is not that way. Her first instinct is to help others."
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Two local youth football teams have been banned from the championship playoffs - and it has nothing to do with the actions of players. Police say it is all because of a melee that broke out between parents during a game
Three members of a Tigard family were killed in a head-on crash over the weekend. Now, relatives are caring for their 5-year-old son who’s left behind.
A woman stabbed multiple times in the abdomen with a large knife underwent emergency surgery Tuesday morning.
Cheyenne Workman, 21, of Myrtle Point was rushed to Coquille Valley Hospital by Myrtle Point Ambulance.
Her cousin, Jason E Simons, 37, of Myrtle Point is being held on $1 million bail and charges of attempted murder.
Two people died when their sedan crashed head on into an oncoming log truck.
Todd Gilman was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Nonpareil Road when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded log truck traveling westbound, the sheriff's office said.
Investigators said the head-on collision ejected Todd Gilman and his wife, Tina Gilman, from the vehicle.
The Sutherlin residents, both 50, died at the scene.
Work begins this week to expand the Eugene Airport terminal.
The project will take two years, with completion targeted for early 2017.
According to the CDC, 20 seconds of scrubbing with soap and water can knock those germs out.
How long is 20 seconds?
Sing "Happy Birthday" twice.
The storm dousing western Oregon on Monday is expected to taper off overnight into Tuesday.
A second "quite wet" storm system will move in Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Portland said, with rain likely lingering into Thursday. That front may also produce strong coastal winds.
And while all forecasts are subject to change, forecasters see a third system setting up for a wet weekend.