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Deputy Gil Datan: 'Obviously he touched a lot of lives'

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Community members crowded North Bend High School on Sunday for a memorial for Deputy Gil Datan, who died Monday while on patrol.

Teacher who tackled gunman: 'I'm very thankful we're all OK'

Teacher who tackled gunman: 'I'm very thankful we're all OK'
North Thurston High School AP Government teacher Brady Olson.
A high school teacher being hailed as a hero for tackling a student gunman at North Thurston High School Monday morning said he's relieved everyone is safe and that he reacted no differently than anyone else would.

Florence man charged with attempted murder, sex abuse

Florence man charged with attempted murder, sex abuse
Jason Gordon

A report of a man chasing a woman on foot along Highway 101 north of Florence led to the arrest of a 41-year-old man on more than a dozen charges, including attempted murder, sex abuse and kidnapping.

Fire rips through auto repair shop

Fire rips through auto repair shop

Firefighters fought a fire at an auto repair shop on Birdfoot Drive in Tangent on Monday.

Tangent Fire Department responded at 10:55 a.m. and called for help from Albany, Corvallis, Halsey and Lebanon to fight the fire.

'Obviously he touched a lot of lives'

'Obviously he touched a lot of lives'

Sunday, community members crowded North Bend High School where a memorial was held for Deputy Gil Datan who died Monday while on patrol.