Tuesday Apr 8
Oakridge man survives a night in crashed car on remote forest road
This is the scene of the Sunday afternoon crash on U.S. Forest Service Road 23 near milepost 11 south of Oregon 58. An Oakridge man spent the night in his wrecked car off a U.S. Forest Service road near the Hills Creek Reservoir in Lane County before a passing driver spotted him and reported the accident, Oregon State Police said Tuesday.
Man found dead along Willamette River near Westfir
A man was found dead along the Willamette River Wednesday just outside of Westfir, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
Things to do off Oregon's Willamette Pass Highway
This Dec. 29, 2013 photo shows the Salt Creek Falls, on the south side of Oregon 58 near milepost 57 near Oakridge, Ore.
Crescent Lake Junction, Willamette Pass Inn have feel of Alaska roadside station
Crescent Lake Junction always reminds me of Alaska. Up north in the 49th state, you will be driving along wondering where you're going to fill up the tank, then all of a sudden you drive upon a roadhouse with full services: gas, restaurant, lodging, groceries _ usually all in the same building.
Willamette Pass Highway tempts travelers with roadside attractions
Facing a recent no-snow weekend, it was still easy to find things to see and do along the Willamette Pass Highway .