"It's such a key first step I think in anything. If you're ill and you need treatment, the first step to treating the illness is knowing you have the illness," says HIV Alliance’s Paul Homan.
“He kissed us goodnight, told us he loved us and his mother tucked him in," says Tyler’s father, Trent Lykins.
The Douglas County 911 center has been notified of a telephone service outage affecting 911 service in the Diamond Lake area.
It would replace the taxation method approved by voters which would apply to growers.
The final unofficial results are in from the Coos County Special District Election with just 26 percent of county voters turning in ballots.
Police had been looking for 31-year-old Joshua Reavis and his two young children, who were allegedly abducted.
There are about 35 recipients in Coos Bay and 100 from Florence to Brookings.
Two Glide women are serving their community with free dinner once a month -- an event called the Grateful Bread.
Dr. Sandesh Pandit is a sports medicine & orthopedic physician originally from Nepal. When he learned that a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit his home country he immediately planned a trip to help victims.
On Thursday, May 14, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the family of 14-year-old Tyler Lykins that he had run away from home.
In addition to other items, police say a 2003 Jeep Liberty, gold in color, with an Oregon license plate of ZTA362 had been stolen from the residence, which contained an unknown number of firearms.
After investigating, deputies arrested Steven P. Williamson, 40, of Myrtle Point and charged him with Rape I, Sodomy I, Sex Abuse I and Unlawful Sexual Penetration I.
According to Fire District No. 2 officials, training opportunities like this one allow firefighters to gain valuable experience in dealing with “live fire” by practicing firefighting tactics and strategies under real, but controlled conditions.
Firefighters from Douglas County Fire District No. 2 were dispatched to the crash, where they found a 2-door 1995 Acura Integra had crashed into the large rock wall on the east side of the highway.
Officials say the State covered half of the $17 million cost with the rest matched by local donations.