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Oregon 14 Oregon 14: Global competition, local impact Oregon 14: Global competition, local impact (Video)
Over 6 days, the world competed in peace in Oregon at the IAAF World Junior Championships.

Total attendance at Hayward Field was 51,532 fans.

A total of 1,062 Citizens of TrackTown volunteers made the event possible.

And the United States matched its best total ever for the World Junior Championships with 21 total medals, including 11 golds, five silvers and five bronzes.
Local Portland tennis courts honor UO athlete: 'Alex grew up on these courts' Portland tennis courts honor UO athlete: 'Alex grew up on these courts' (Video)
The Berkeley Park tennis courts in Southeast Portland are being renovated to serve as a memorial for a University of Oregon tennis star that drowned last year near Eugene.

It was here that Alex Rovello started hitting tennis balls with his dad.

“This really helped us heal. We've been embraced by so many people that have joined this effort and hopefully other children will come to this tennis court,” said Alex’s mom, Geri Rovello.
Local Brush fire closes roads near Creswell Brush fire closes roads near Creswell (Photo Gallery)
The intersection of Dale Kuni Road and Cloverdale Road near Creswell was closed while firefighters responded to a grass fire in the area the afternoon of Monday, July 28, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Lab tests: Charred debris from mill fire contains asbestos

Lab tests: Charred debris from mill fire contains asbestos »Play Video
Bystanders watch smoke rise from a mill fire in Springfield on July 17, 2014. A 1-mile evacuation order was later put in effect around the fire.

Charred debris and ash from the Swanson Mill fire a week ago may contain asbestos, the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency said.

LRAPA said it received a complaint of possible debris from the fire on private property.

The burned materials range from small flakes of ash to larger palm-sized charred debris.

Some of the debris has tested positive for containing asbestos, LRAPA said.

Further testing is being conducted to confirm the results.

Sub shop robbed at gunpoint

Sub shop robbed at gunpoint »Play Video
The robber was described as a white man in his 30s or 40s with a blond ponytail. He last seen wearing a black baseball hat, black multi-colored top, possibly grey baggy jeans and black tennis shoes.

A man robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Tuesday morning, Eugene Police said.

Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle

Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle »Play Video
Image from video posted on YouTube, shot by a Phantom Vision quadcopter drone in Seattle, Wash. July 22, 2014.
It was a tall order, but police were quick to react late Tuesday after receiving eyewitness reports of a drone flying near Seattle's world-famous Space Needle.

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday
The 2014 Eugene Marathon course map

The Eugene Marathon will bring thousands of runners and spectators to the streets of Eugene on Sunday.

And whether you are running, watching or even avoiding the race, the 26.2 mile run means road closures and traffic delays.

Police: Diapered driver, 3, makes a dash after crash into house

Police: Diapered driver, 3, makes a dash after crash into house
A witness called 911 to report seeing a boy in a diaper run from the scene

The 911 caller saw the Jeep crash into the house Tuesday night - and saw the driver run from the Jeep wearing only a diaper.

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'
Credit: Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation
How about a slice of selfie toast for breakfast? Followed by company logo branded toast at the office for brunch?

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle
A notorious, derelict boat that sank in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway has been refloated and towed to Seattle to be dismantled. The 167-foot freighter Helena Star went under in January 2013, and has spilled at least 640 gallons of oil and diesel into the waterway. In 1978, the drug-smuggling ship was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard with $75 million worth of pot on board. It made its last voyage July 24, 2014. (KOMO Photos: Air 4)

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.