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Hotel and conference center in Glenwood: 'What it's coming down to is information'

Hotel and conference center in Glenwood: 'What it's coming down to is information'

A hotel and conference center are still in the works for Glenwood, and county staff are working with Springfield city planners to determine how best to support the project. 

Bridge work to disrupt Delta Highway overnight

Bridge work to disrupt Delta Highway overnight »Play Video
Be prepared for delays overnight

The signs on Beltine notify drivers that change is coming August 19 along Delta Highway.

"Tonight the equipment will come out, materials will come out," said project manager Scott Gillespie, "and in the morning everything will be open to full traffic in the morning."
    
A crew of about two dozen will be working until 6 a.m. Wednesday building a new bridge expasnion on Goodpasture Island Road over Delta Highway.

Shooting survivor: 'I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky'

Shooting survivor: 'I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky' »Play Video
"I am lucky to be alive. I am very lucky."

Mark MacPherson kept one of the slugs and one of the shotgun pellets that tore holes through his van early Tuesday morning.

"I was sleeping right underneath it. It had to have gone right over my head," he said. "I had glass all over my face."

MacPherson was in 1 of the 5 vehicles shot at by 34-year-old Zachary Levi Brimhall of Dillard near Bastendorff Beach.

The shooting killed one of the sleeping victims: David Jesse Hortman, 43, of Michigan.

Brimhall later shot and killed himself. His father was found shot to death about 50 miles away.

Family escapes Corvallis house fire with 30-foot flames

Family escapes Corvallis house fire with 30-foot flames
A mother and her two children escaped the fire.

A mother and her two young children escaped a fire that put up 30-foot flames from the second story of a home early Tuesday morning.

Neighbors reported hearing what sounded like an “explosion” prior to observing fire, the Corvallis Fire Department said.

The Red Cross responded to assist the family.

Man sleeping in car shot and killed before suspect kills self

Man sleeping in car shot and killed before suspect kills self »Play Video
Law enforcement from multiple agencies have responded to at least two locations in Coos County after gunfire left 2 men dead, including the suspect. The victim's father is missing, and investigators are concerned he may have been harmed.

A man shot and killed a stranger sleeping in a car before turning the gun on himself early Tuesday morning, the district attorney said.

Crab catch earns fishermen $50M

Crab catch earns fishermen $50M »Play Video
According to the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, fishermen landed about 14.4 million pounds of crab during the season, about 5.5 million pounds down from average.

The commercial Dungeness crab season came to a close last week with some of the highest prices paid to fishermen in the crab fishery's history.

Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers

Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers
This berry harvester flipped over Monday outside Sandy, injuring six workers. Photo: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

Two farm workers’ legs were broken and four others received minor injuries after a berry harvester backed over them Monday.

OSU to run pharmacy at Community Health Centers

OSU to run pharmacy at Community Health Centers »Play Video

The College of Pharmacy and Health Centers have teamed up to operate the full-service pharmacy, which will be available only to Health Centers clients and will be operated by College of Pharmacy faculty, staff and students.

Share the road: Rash of car-bike collisions a good reminder of law

Share the road: Rash of car-bike collisions a good reminder of law »Play Video
Cycle track near the University of Oregon campus

After 3 crashes in 4 days involving bicycles and cars, Oregon State Police are urging drivers to be on high alert for bicyclists.

While riding your bike can be healthy, green and fun, sometimes it can be dangerous.

"I've been hit by a number of cars throughout the years being a cyclist," said bike courier Anthony Ainsworth. "It hurts."

On Saturday, east of Grants Pass, a Roseburg woman on her bicycle was hit by a car from behind.

In just the last two weeks, a total of 6 cyclist have been hit in the Eugene-Springfield area alone.

None of those riders were seriously injured.