KMTR

Headlines

Local Amtrak service between Eugene and Portland in jeopardy Amtrak service between Eugene and Portland in jeopardy (Video)
Oregon's only Amtrak route from Eugene to Portland is in jeopardy of shutting down.

The Oregon Department of Transportation needs $10.4 million to maintain operations. The state's current budget cuts that in half.
Local Sea lions love to eat salmon: 'It's just amazing we have any fish at all' Sea lions love to eat salmon: 'It's just amazing we have any fish at all' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Thousands of California sea lions have docked at northern Oregon ports like Astoria.

While the sea lions have brought in a sea of tourists, port officials are worried about dock damage and missing out on boat revenue.

And it's the adult salmon the sea lions are feasting on that has local fisherman worried.

UO employee tells co-workers she lost job; spokesperson says otherwise

UO employee tells co-workers she lost job; spokesperson says otherwise »Play Video

Karen Stokes, executive assistant to the director of the student counseling center at the University of Oregon, sent an email to her co-workers on Thursday claiming she got fired for criticizing the University for accessing counseling records of the woman who accused 3 Duck basketball players of raping her.

A University spokesperson said that isn't true.

Time for a road trip? Try a Vintage Station Wagon Exhibit

Time for a road trip? Try a Vintage Station Wagon Exhibit
LeMay - America’s Car Museum has expanded their Route 66 Gallery Walk with a display of vintage station wagons. The exhibit will take you back to road trip childhood memories with amazing station wagons ranging from a 1949 Buick Super Estate Wagon to a 1983 Mercury Colony Park Series Wagon. The exhibit opens today, March 27th and will be open through the Summer. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Is there anything more fitting than a Vintage Station Wagon exhibit happening in the Northwest? LeMay, America’s Car Museum has expanded their Route 66 Gallery Walk with a display of vintage station wagons.

Pet monkey on the loose finally captured

Pet monkey on the loose finally captured »Play Video
There was some monkey business in Charlotte, North Carolina. The pet monkey was on the run for two days, but was finally captured. Trish Williford reports.