By News StaffPublished: Aug 27, 2014 at 8:34 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 10:10 PM PDT
The highly-active Deception Creek fire escaped some containment lines Wednesday, spreading nearly a mile away from some homes along Highway 58. Willamette National Forest officials issued a level 2 evacuation for some residents near Westfir, which asks people to get ready to leave their homes.
Our reporters on the scene said some people living in the mobile home park were asked to leave their homes. Forest officials have since downgraded the park back to a level 2 evacuation, which asks people to get ready to leave their homes.
Residents along La Duke and Harbour Roads are aslo under a level 2 evacuation, Willamette National Forest said.
Cooler evening temperatures and moderate fire behavior on the main fires helped crews successfully attack spot fires near the Deception Creek Mobile Home Park, said Willamette National Forest spokeswoman Jude McHugh.
By News StaffPublished: Aug 29, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDTLast Updated: Aug 29, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDT
The chief executive officer of Centerplate, a major concession operator in three countries, was caught on a surveillance camera abusing a dog.
The video, obtained by Canadian media outlet Global News and posted to its website, shows CEO Des Hague stepping into an elevator with a Doberman in Vancouver, B.C. Hague starts kicking the dog before lifting it off the ground by the leash
By News StaffPublished: Aug 27, 2014 at 2:39 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 3:13 AM PDT
Smoke from the Deception Complex fire near Oakridge has pushed air quality warnings to moderate in the surrounding cities like Cottage Grove, Creswell, Eugene and Springfield. The "yellow" moderate level is still considered safe by the Lane County Air Protection Agency.
This fall, fishery biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will capture adult Chinook in the Siuslaw River near Mapleton as part of a broader study to accurately estimate this year’s return.
Salem police say citizens spotted 15-year-old Bethany Desanto in the area of Portland Road N.E. and Hayesville Drive N.E. at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday night. Bethany was taken into protective custody and then returned to the custody of the Department of Human Services.