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About KMTR TV In the Garden: Harvesting lettuce In the Garden: Harvesting lettuce
Home gardeners can grow a wide array of leaf, head and butter lettuces in a rainbow of red, maroon, chartreuse and emerald. Salad greens are an important source of vitamins A and C, iron, folic acid, and calcium. Iceberg lettuce pales in comparison, but homegrown, even iceberg gets better.

Lettuce and edible flowers In the Garden #LiveOnKMTR Wednesday, August 5, at 6 a.m.

Lightning sparks new wildfires in Douglas County

Lightning sparks new wildfires in Douglas County

Lightning sparked more than a dozen new fires on the Umpqua Natonal Forest on Saturday.

SUV, commercial truck involved in crash on I-5

SUV, commercial truck involved in crash on I-5
One person was taken to the hospital after a crash involving an SUV and a commercial truck on Interstate 5 near Creswell on Monday, August 3, 2015.

One person was taken to the hospital after a crash involving an SUV and a commercial truck on Interstate 5 near Creswell on Monday, August 3, 2015.

Corvallis Police: Man took off pants, tried to enter home

Corvallis Police: Man took off pants, tried to enter home
Police arrested 25-year-old Hyun Jae Kim of Corvallis on one count of Trespass in the Second Degree, one count of Disorderly Conduct and two arrest warrants out of Benton County for Burglary and Theft. He was transported to the Benton County Jail and lodged on $561,000 bail.

The 911 caller told police a stranger had knocked at her front door and tried to turn the knob Saturday morning. Then the man took off his pants and underwear, the caller told police.

Oregon State Fair looking to hire 400 temp employees

Oregon State Fair looking to hire 400 temp employees
The Oregon State Fair (Photo courtesy Flickr user CMG0220/creative commons)

Officials with the Oregon State Fair are holding a recruitment event this Tuesday in hopes of hiring between 300 and 400 temporary employees. 

Videos depict Portland Spirit hitting several boats during Flugtag

Videos depict Portland Spirit hitting several boats during Flugtag »Play Video

The Coast Guard has launched an official investigation into what exactly happened Saturday afternoon along the Willamette River during Flugtag USA. 

Photos: Hundreds flock to 9th annual Whiteaker Block Party

Photos: Hundreds flock to 9th annual Whiteaker Block Party
Vendors, musicians, families, and beer connoisseurs filled the streets of Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood for the 9th annual Whiteaker Block Party August 8, 2015. (Photos by Amanda Butt)

Vendors, musicians, families, and beer connoisseurs filled the streets of Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood for the 9th annual Whiteaker Block Party August 1, 2015.

Student drops lawsuit against UO basketball coach

Student drops lawsuit against UO basketball coach

A woman who accused three University of Oregon basketball players of raping her last year has dropped her lawsuit against the school's basketball coach for Title IX violations.