Josiah Richard Stritzke walked out of the forest onto a road around 5 a.m. Saturday. He was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital where he was treated for exposure related injuries and released.
Lottery officials say Jackson became the Lottery’s 15th Raffle $1 million top prize winner. He said he has purchased just one raffle ticket from each of the Oregon Lottery’s Raffles since the game launched in January 2009.
A group out of California has filed a complaint with the US Department of Agriculture urging for an investigation into what they call a “premature death” of Alice the elephant at Wildlife Safari in Winston.
Springbrook near Myrtle Creek and the Mount Reuben community near Glendale are known as “Firewise Communities,” which is a program that works to reduce the vulnerability of homes and communities to wildfires.
According to police, the man was riding in a Coos Bay Yellow Cab to Coquille for a court date when he reportedly only paid $5 of a $46 fare. He then jumped out of the car at the local Subway, running in the direction of the Coos County Court House.
Retired Army Sergeant William Congleton survived an IED in combat in Iraq and to celebrate his 10th year, he planned to run a mile in nine minutes on the Roseburg VA Hospital campus.
KPIC News checked in with officials to see how local schools are moving forward. We learned that if schools in Oregon want to keep their Native American names or imagery like the Roseburg Indians, they'll first have to enter an agreement with the local tribe and be approved by the state, a process that's about to get started.
The City of Reedsport turned down a measure that would have gotten rid of the double majority requirement in its city charter.
42-year-old Christopher Michael Morgan of Coos County was sentenced to 15 years in prison for being an armed career criminal in United States District Court in Eugene Wednesday.
Two Mapleton High School students died in a crash on Highway 126 on Thursday morning, Oregon State Police said.
The store is expected to open in February of 2015.
While many family farms openly opposed the measure claiming it was poorly written and would be very expensive to producers and consumers, KPIC reporters talked with the owners of a local family farm who hoped it would pass.
Douglas County had a nearly 70 percent voter turnout, with just under 42,000 ballots cast in yesterday’s General Election. The results are in and there are definitely some big changes in store for Douglas County and for the state of Oregon.
Chris Boice has emerged victorious, claiming nearly 42% of the vote for Douglas County Commissioner Position 3, ahead of Gary Leif’s 34%. Ballots are still being counted and will need to be certified.
Oregon voters on Tuesday elected Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber to a historic fourth term.