The suspect shot and killed in Friday’s seven-hour standoff has been identified as Mark C. Hawkins by the Salem Police Department. Hawkins shot at officers multiple times during hours of negotiation.
A Salem Police K9 was injured in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect Friday morning.
The suspect remained barricaded inside a bus converted into an RV and parked in the lot at the Walmart off Mission Street in Salem, Ore.
The dog is expected to survive its injuries.
The situation started with a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart.
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Searchers believe they have located the wreckage of an airplane missing since the aircraft left Creswell on Tuesday. A body was found with the wreckage.
Douglas County is one of 18 O&C counties in western Oregon affected. Commissioner Tim Freeman says if this plan is adopted there will be a dramatic change in the way county government is run.
The improvements are part of the response to the death of Michele Portmann in 2011. The retired high school counselor was hit and killed by a truck as she rode her bicycle along where the trail crosses a road.
Scientists believe the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of Oregon is due for a magnitude 9 earthquake.
The trial for a former police officer accused of killing 19-year-old Oregon college student Jenny Gamez and leaving her body in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway has been delayed until November.
Tom Turner started with the Lane County Sheriff's Office in 1982, stationed as a deputy in Florence.
The Oregon Senate bill approved a bill allowing motorcyclists to "lane split" - travel between cars when traffic slows to a crawl.
Hipster beards have become as much of a staple in the Rose City as public transportation and craft beer.
Kindergarten students from Howard Elementary School visited their new school, still under construction. The new building is paid for by a bond passed by voters in May 2013.
"Beauty and the Beast" will be the grand finale performance for the Rose Children's Theater's 2014-2015 season. It will be acted out by 62 kids from around Lane County.
A man is canoeing from California to Washington to raise awareness about Lyme disease. Michael Nosbaum reached Roseburg on Thursday after paddling, pulling, and dragging his canoe on a cart.
Searchers from the Oregon Civil Air Patrol said the very weak signal from an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) discovered Thursday afternoon was a false positive. The ELT was reported in the search area between Creswell and Vancouver where a plane went missing on Tuesday.
The community will hold a memorial on Sunday for Coos County Deputy Gil Datan who was killed while on duty on Monday.