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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

Residents told to be ready to evacuate: 'I want to know if we're safe'

Residents told to be ready to evacuate: 'I want to know if we're safe'
Stouts Fire photos by Amy Nathanson via Umpqua NF

Residents forced to evacuate last week in the face of the Stouts Fire were allowed to return to their homes on Sunday.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Sunday morning said residents of Upper Cow Creek Road who were on a Level Three GO! evacuation can return to their homes.

The area remains under a Level Two SET evacuation notice. Level Two indicates there is still significant danger to your area, and residents should be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice, the sheriff's office said.

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.

Stouts Fire Incident Commander: ‘Bring your A-game. You’re going to need it'

Stouts Fire Incident Commander: ‘Bring your A-game. You’re going to need it'
The Stouts Fire plume July 30, 2015.

Over 1000 people are currently assigned to the fire. All Level 3 evacuations have been reduced to Level 2. This means that residents can return home.