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Razor clamming closed along entire Oregon Coast

Razor clamming closed along entire Oregon Coast
Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Razor clamming is closed along the entire Oregon Coast due to elevated levels of domoic acid, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.

Florence celebrates 108th Rhododendron Festival

Florence celebrates 108th Rhododendron Festival »Play Video
The 108th Rhody Fest

The 108th Rhododendron Festival runs through Sunday in Florence.
 
The Florence Rhododendron Festival is the second-oldest flower festival in Oregon and third-oldest on the West Coast.

Court documents: Teen sexually assaulted by abductor

Court documents: Teen sexually assaulted by abductor »Play Video

A 15-year-old girl was brutally sexually assaulted by a 48-year-old man she met online as the two made their way from California up the Oregon coast, according to court documents.

Police: Mom who triggered Amber Alert turned self in

Police: Mom who triggered Amber Alert turned self in »Play Video
Kaitlyne Wirth faces charges of charges of reckless endangering and custodial interference.

The mother who triggered an Amber Alert on Thursday in North Bend turned herself in to authorities in Tillamook County early Friday morning.

The child was found near Cottage Grove.

LCC decides to cut 2 programs: electronics technology and auto body

LCC decides to cut 2 programs: electronics technology and auto body »Play Video

More than 40 people spoke against the cuts Wednesday night. The cuts will save Lane Community College about $600,000 per year.

Amber Alert canceled: Girl, 3, located; mother arrested

Amber Alert canceled: Girl, 3, located; mother arrested
Kaitlyne Wirth

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Oregon State police say 3-year-old Jocelyne Wirth has been found near Cottage Grove, Oregon.

Her mother, Kaitlyne Wirth, was arrested in Tillamook County at around 2 a.m. Friday on reckless endangering and custodial interference charges, officials said.

Wirth will be arraigned Friday afternoon.

The suspect's vehicle was also found.

 

EPD reminds parents to teach kids about strangers

EPD reminds parents to teach kids about strangers »Play Video

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Eugene Police continue their search for a man who was reportedly hiding in a tree before he accosted two boys at a Northwest Eugene park.