Lane County

Grants Pass hikers missing in Lane County

Update (12/07/16 1:35 p.m.) — Two missing Grants Pass hikers who went missing in Lane County have been found, according to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. They are reportedly in good condition. Deputies said the pair ran in to snow during their …

Wyoming motorcyclist killed in Highway 101 crash

Lane County, Ore. – Oregon State Police troopers responded to a crash on Highway 101 north of Florence around 2:00 Wednesday afternoon. OSP said the crash involved a motorcycle and a passenger car. An investigation revealed the motorcycle was traveling northbound at …

Man killed in fuel tanker crash in Lane County

Lane County, Ore. – Police responded to a commercial vehicle crash on Highway 58 north of Oakridge at 10:40 Saturday night. According to Oregon State Police, a truck hauling two fuel tankers driven by 62-year-old Lakeview resident Kevin W. Smith veered off …

Explosive device detonates near patrol car

Junction City, Ore. (KEZI) — A blast near a patrol car sent police into high alert in Junction City, Oregon and left two officers with concussion like symptoms. Spence Slater with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said, “When something like that goes …

Trump coming to Oregon

Eugene, Ore. — The presumptive Republican nominee for president is making his way west. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Donald Trump will be campaigning in Eugene Friday night. Sources say trump will visit the Lane Events Center at the county fairgrounds at 7:00. …

Lawsuit over minimum wage increase

Medford, Ore., — Some Oregon counties are taking action against the state legislatures move to raise the minimum wage last month, and are looking to file a lawsuit against the state. The Register Guard reports Lane County is expected to join the …