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Sports UO basketball program narrowly avoids academic penalties UO basketball program narrowly avoids academic penalties (Video)
A new National Collegiate Athletic Association report card shows the University of Oregon’s basketball program avoided potentially disastrous academic penalties last year despite cutting three players who were caught up in a rape investigation.

DOC missing inmate arrested in Washington

DOC missing inmate arrested in Washington

An Oregon Department of Corrections inmate who walked away from Mill Creek Correctional Facility work crew near Philomath on April 14 is now in custody in King County Jail.

Sutherlin authorities searching for stolen public vehicle

Sutherlin authorities searching for stolen public vehicle
City of Sutherlin logo

Tuesday morning (May 26) around 7 a.m., City of Sutherlin Public Works employees found that someone had gained access to the public works facility and stole a City-owned truck and some assorted equipment.

Credit union loses phones, Internet

Credit union loses phones, Internet
Screengrab of SELCO Facebook posts Tuesday afternoon

SELCO Community Credit Union suffered technical difficulties Tuesday affecting online banking, phones and related services.

'Don't have any idea in the world if it'll work'

'Don't have any idea in the world if it'll work' »Play Video
Next stop: Astoria

Hundreds of sea lions have taken over docks at the Port of Astoria.

There's not much the community has been able to do to reclaim the docks, so they're going to try something a little different.

Southwest upcycles airline seat covers into leather goods

Southwest upcycles airline seat covers into leather goods »Play Video
Southwest upcycles the leather covers from old seats into soccer balls and other leather goods.

Ready to be retired from service aboard a commercial plane, these Southwest airlines seats are being stripped and shipped to workers like Ron Butts.

He and his coworkers at Garten take the first step in upcycling some of Southwest's old leather seats: 43 acres of it, originally destined for landfills

Sandy Creek fire in Coos County 60 percent contained

Sandy Creek fire in Coos County 60 percent contained
Sandy Creek fire on May 26, 2015

Fire crews had a line around the Sandy Creek fire by Tuesday morning, with 28 firefighters continuing to work to shore up control lines and mop up the fire, the Coos Forest Protective Association said.