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DEQ: Fish kill likely a result of mill fire

DEQ: Fish kill likely a result of mill fire »Play Video
Water from a fire hose hits a hot spot at the Swanson Mill on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Ash from a mill fire and fire suppression activities likely contributed to the death of an "abnormal" number of fish in the Springfield Millrace along the Willamette River, the Oregon DEQ said.

Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen

Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen »Play Video
Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen's 1955 Chevy truck "Barney" on display at his 2011 memorial service at Matthew Knight Arena.

Kristie Kilcullen accepted a $3,000 donation Thursday from NW Natural on behalf of the Kilcullen Project.

The non-profit is an effort to support the community, which is something about which Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen extremely passionate, his widow said.
 
The donation comes just days before a pair of memorial rides set for this upcoming weekend.

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak »Play Video
New technology could help people diagnosed with ALS to use their voices long after the disease robs them of the ability to speak for themselves. David Custer has the details.

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars
An excerpt from GM's current list of recalls. The full list is at the bottom of this story.

General Motors on Wednesday announced six safety recalls covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

Mystery rings found on city bus

Mystery rings found on city bus »Play Video
A woman found what appears to be an engagement ring and wedding band on a TriMet bus Tuesday night.

What appears to be an engagement ring and wedding band were found in a small box on a TriMet bus Tuesday night. Do you know who they belong to?

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers starts 2,000-mile torch ride in Eugene

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers starts 2,000-mile torch ride in Eugene

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Northwest started the 2014 Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride at Valley River Center in Eugene on Thursday.

'Why is my plant not performing as I want it to?'

'Why is my plant not performing as I want it to?'
Pete Peterson

In the dog days of summer, it's easy to sit back and wait for your plants to produce.
 
But this time of year, many of those plants need to be looked after, including regular watering.

Watch Joel in the Garden on KMTR NewsSource16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays