Monday Mar 3
Myrtle Creek names Citizens of the Year
Michael O'Sullivan holds his Man of the Year Award at Saturday night's Citizen of the Year Banquet at Pyrenees Vineyard in Myrtle Creek.
Conservation groups enlist mudslide in campaign against timber plan
A winter mudslide on ground logged last year in Douglas County illustrates the trouble U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's timber plan could cause, two environmental groups said Thursday.
Driver in crash that killed South Umpqua High grad pleads no contest
A woman who caused a crash that killed Myrtle Creek native Chelsea Duffy in September 2012 east of Corvallis pleaded no contest Tuesday to criminally negligent homicide.
Police: Myrtle Creek man charged with rape, kidnapping woman
A Myrtle Creek man was arrested Thursday, charged by police with the rape and kidnapping of a 38-year-old woman.
The Macon Telegraph
Yamhill County closer to pot-dispensary ban
The pot shops were made legal statewide by the Legislature last year. Rules have been drawn up, and stores can apply for dispensary licenses beginning March 3. But some Yamhill County commissioners fear that loopholes in the law will allow the dispensaries to operate as wholesale drug-distribution outposts, the News-Register reported .