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Local Deception Complex jumps lines, prompts evacuations near Oakridge Deception Complex jumps lines, prompts evacuations near Oakridge (Photo Gallery) (Video)
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.
Local CEO of Timbers concession provider caught abusing a dog CEO of Timbers concession provider caught abusing a dog (Video)
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
Local Deception Complex pushes air quality to red in Oakridge Deception Complex pushes air quality to red in Oakridge (Photo Gallery)
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.

Biologists to study salmon in Siuslaw this fall

Biologists to study salmon in Siuslaw this fall
Matt Strickland (left) and Bob Lee, members of an ODFW survey crew, capture and mark a large Chinook salmon as part of a population study on the Oregon coast.

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.

Photo Gallery: Coyote family grows up on trail cam + cute selfies

Photo Gallery: Coyote family grows up on trail cam + cute selfies
A Boise man's trail camera has captured a coyote family growing up in southeast Boise. Courtesy photo.
A Boise man's trail camera has captured a coyote family growing up in southeast Boise. Courtesy photo.

UO asks public for feedback on handling sexual assaults

UO asks public for feedback on handling sexual assaults »Play Video
File photo - A campus group met with University of Oregon officials after a public release of a police report detailing an alleged rape from three Oregon basketball players.

During the last year, the University of Oregon has responded to reported sexual assaults and rape occurring near campus.

To address these reports, the U of O holding a public meeting Aug. 27 to gather input on how the college can better prevent and address the problems of sexual assaults.

For those that can’t attend or would prefer to remain anonymous can submit questions or comments online.

Brothers start lemonade stand to help cover $35,000 church organ repairs

Brothers start lemonade stand to help cover $35,000 church organ repairs »Play Video

While some kids stake out on the street corner to turn lemonade into some summertime cash, these two brothers are working to restore a 108-year-old organ at an Albany church.

The organ at the Whitespires Berean Fellowship church has been out of commission since about 2006. It'll cost nearly $100,000 to repair the historic pipe organ, and the church is about $35,000 short.

That's where 6-year-old Peter and 4-year old Simon come in. They've held a few lemonade stands this year, squeezing out some extra cash for the repairs.

Missing, endangered teen found safe in Salem

Missing, endangered teen found safe in Salem
Anyone who has information about Bethany Desanto is asked to contact Salem Police Detective Sergeant Michael Bennett at (503) 540-2456, or 911 if they know of her current whereabouts.

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.

Shooting victim's mom: 'He was telling me all the things he was going to see'

Shooting victim's mom: 'He was telling me all the things he was going to see' »Play Video
After business brought David Hortman to Oregon, his mother said he decided to extend his stay by a week for a solo road trip. He died early Tuesday, the victim of a drive-by shooting.

What are the odds of her son David Hortman dying from random gunfire on the Oregon Coast, 2,000 miles from home in Michigan?

And what are the odds that his mother could have known something like this would happen?

Eugene Police: Man dies after reports of assault in downtown alley

Eugene Police: Man dies after reports of assault in downtown alley »Play Video

A man died in the hospital Wednesday morning after police received reports that he was assaulted in an alley near downtown Eugene.