After 3 crashes in 4 days involving bicycles and cars, Oregon State Police are urging drivers to be on high alert for bicyclists.
While riding your bike can be healthy, green and fun, sometimes it can be dangerous.
"I've been hit by a number of cars throughout the years being a cyclist," said bike courier Anthony Ainsworth. "It hurts."
On Saturday, east of Grants Pass, a Roseburg woman on her bicycle was hit by a car from behind.
In just the last two weeks, a total of 6 cyclist have been hit in the Eugene-Springfield area alone.
None of those riders were seriously injured.
Two farm workers’ legs were broken and four others received minor injuries after a berry harvester backed over them Monday.
Brian Compton called an acquantence early Sunday morning to ask for a ride from Eugene to his Springfield home, police said.
When the pair reached the residence, Compton allegedly assaulted and threatened the driver for his treatment of a mutual friend, police said.
The situation quickly escalated, police said.
"The threats then turned and the assault turned to something worse where he threatened to kill him if he didn't give him his car," Sgt. Rich Charboneau of Springfield Police said. "The victim's title to the car was at his business in Eugene."
With the area under a red flag warning, crews are on the lookout for more potential fires.
Fire officials said there is the potential for lightning in the umpqua basin until 11 o'clock Monday, and the expected winds could cause new fires to grow rapidly.
The police chief is on paid leave while the city responds to formal complaints from the union representing the city's police officers.
The College of Pharmacy and Health Centers have teamed up to operate the full-service pharmacy, which will be available only to Health Centers clients and will be operated by College of Pharmacy faculty, staff and students.
Albertsons stores in Oregon may have been subject to a data breach, the grocery chain's parent company says.
So far, there is no evidence credit and debit cardholder data was stolen or has been misused.
The driver of a bus hit by a dump truck last December now faces charges in the death of an 11-year-old boy.
Debra Boatwright was charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for the crash.
Search and rescue crews from across southwest Oregon are en route to an active rescue operation for an insulin-dependent diabetic man who got lost in the woods picking mushrooms Sunday.