• OSU names new ag dean
    A longtime administrator from Texas A&M University will take over as dean of the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences this fall, OSU officials announced on Tuesday.
  • Hay is bustin' out all over!
    It’s a mid-valley rite of passage. A seasonal marker. Like the trees shedding their leaves, the agricultural haze and smoke obscuring the summer skies. Like the Beaver baseball team opening 15-0.
  • Albany man drowns at Fern Ridge
    An Albany man drowned Sunday in a boating accident at Fern Ridge Reservoir west of Eugene.
  • Air support
    Crews with Bubba, an air crane copter, are helping fight the Byars fire near Detroit Lake
  • Tuesday weather: Hazy and hot, with highs in the lower 90s
    Forecasters expect that widespread haze to linger throughout the mid-valley for a few more days, and say that Tuesday's high temperatures will be in the lower 90s. Tuesday night's lows will be in the upper 50s. Sunny on Wednesday, with…
  • Donald's Stoddard's spirit to live on at Oregon Jamboree
    SWEET HOME — Donald Ray Stoddard was a quiet man who loved to dance, to teach others to two-step and to attend the Oregon Jamboree music festival.
  • Monday weather: Widespread haze and highs in the lower 90s
    Widespread haze and warmer temperatures return to the mid-valley on Monday, forecasters say, with highs expected in the lower 90s. Monday night should be mostly clear, with lows around 57. The hazy conditions are expected to linger through Wednesday night,…
  • Fire damages Lebanon manufactured home
    LEBANON — Fire broke out in a manufactured home Sunday afternoon at 33669 Santiam Highway, causing heavy damage and temporarily trapping three pets.