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Non-binary student wins discrimination lawsuit against Oregon school district
ALBANY, Ore. (KPTV) - A student who identifies as non-binary received a big settlement from the Greater Albany Public School District after accusing the district of not doing enough to stop bullying. The bullying happened when Lior Onlay-Kelsey was 10 years old. They are now 15, but the pain of...
High-speed chase leads to Springfield Police apprehending two suspects with multiple firearms and fentanyl
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department (SPD) apprehended two men after a high speed chase down I-5 Wednesday, September 27. K9 deployment, and fleeing across multiple lanes of traffic. SPD says officers initially stopped the vehicle near the intersection of 14th and I St. in Springfield on Wednesday....
Lebanon family surprised to see home repainted by friends and neighbors
LEBANON, Ore. -- Some local business owners in Lebanon were given a much-needed helping hand this week after the painting company they hired for their house never came through. The community heard their story and stepped up to paint the house while the family was away. The Kerrigones weren't expecting...
Four arrested on multiple charges in connection with Albany burglary
ALBANY, Ore. – Police arrested four suspects last week in connection with a burglary at a self-storage facility in Albany, authorities said. Albany police officials said they received a trespass complaint from employees at the Storage Depot on Southwest Ferry Street at about 9:04 p.m. on September 20. Employees told police that a Nissan SUV was inside the facility trying to get out, and when an employee went to investigate several individuals climbed the fence and ran away from the site, authorities said. Police said that responding officers and the employee discovered that a lock had been cut on a storage unit and an employee witnessed two people leaving the storage area.
OR springfield's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around springfield..
Albany Gears Up for Halloween: Ghost Tours, Trick or Treat Cruise Thru, and More!
Albany, a city recognized for its historical significance and picturesque views, plans to hold a variety of enjoyable and Halloween-themed activities in October. The 'Trolley of Terror' is due to return to the Monteith House with tours planned for the evenings of October 20, 21, 27, and 28. The Ghost Walking Tours are scheduled for October 13 and 14, allowing participants to delve into Albany's haunting history. The VIP Experience Ghost Hunts on October 21 and 28 will provide participants with engaging stories and experiences.
Sheriff's Report - Sept. 28
Sept. 15: 11:26 a.m: Disturbance, Dispute - 38400 blk, Cartwright Creek Rd. Verbal dispute between caller and caller’s son. 2:05 p.m: Suspicious Conditions - 91800 blk, Mill Creek Rd. Two males were observed going through the trash at an area business. Sept. 16: 3:52 p.m: Harassment - 92700 blk,...
Lebanon's Pizza Paradise: 4 Stores That Will Change Your Pizza Perception
In this article, we explore four outstanding pizza shops in Lebanon. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments below!
Next year: Raising beams of Ellsworth Bridge
Now and then, an over-height truck hits the cross beams on Albany’s Ellsworth Street Bridge and repairs have to be made. Now ODOT is getting ready to fix this problem by raising the beams. ODOT has sent Albany postal customers mailers announcing the bridge project for 2024. The work...
Linn County commissioners hear Juvenile Department update
ALBANY, Ore. — Young people involved with the Linn County Juvenile Department recently volunteered to handle luggage for people who participated in the Cycle Oregon event that was based in Albany, Juvenile Director Torri Lynn told Commissioners Will Tucker and Sherrie Sprenger Tuesday morning. Commissioner Roger Nyquist was not...
Lebanon carport and brush fire under investigation
LEBANON, Ore. – Firefighters responded early on Saturday morning to a carport fire that spread to nearby vegetation, according to the Lebanon Fire District. Lebanon fire officials said they responded early on September 23 to a carport burning in the area of Brewster and Berlin roads. Responding firefighters arrived to find a 10-by-20-foot shed fully involved in fire that spread to nearby brush, authorities said. District officials said that firefighters quickly attacked and suppressed the structure and brush fire and remained on scene to mop up the area. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but the site is known to be used as shelter, fire officials said.
Linn County Clerk Steve Druckenmiller dies after cancer battle
ALBANY, Ore. — Steve Druckenmiller, who has served as Linn County Clerk since 1986, died Sunday morning, Sept. 24, after a six-month battle with cancer, the county said in a media release. He was serving his 10th term in office. Druckenmiller, 72, was the second longest serving elected official...
How We Treat the Animals
Mahatma Gandhi made a statement: “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”. What changes need to take place in Lane County to make it a safe place for animals?. 1. Landlords/owners/property managers need to enforce pet policies...
Oregon high school football: Class 5A leaders in receiving touchdowns
Oregon’s offenses have strong receiving threats, with many able to stretch defenses or get up for catches in the end zone. With quarterback Noah Blair leading the way in passing touchdowns, it shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that Thurston has multiple receivers leading the way in terms of receiving touchdowns.
'Breaking the Silence': Talking about the impacts of suicide and mental health awareness
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A grieving mother is sharing her story about the suicide of her young daughter, hoping to raise awareness about mental health, and reduce the stigma that comes with suicide. "My daughter [Kaleigha], she just turned 13," Jaimie Brewer said. "She was just a very, very sweet little...
Council moves ahead with Obie plans
A plan to have Obie Companies of Eugene consider developing part of the Albany waterfront with mixed-use buildings is moving ahead. As expected, the Albany City Council Wednesday voted to make three city-owned parking lots on Water Avenue available for sale. The council then voted to authorize the city staff to negotiate an agreement with Obie Companies for an option to buy them.
Join Heart of the Valley Astronomer’s Club for Solar Eclipse Viewing on October 14
Tuesday October 10, 6pm Join the Heart of the Valley Astronomer’s Club and learn more about how to safely view the upcoming annular solar eclipse on Saturday October 14, 2023. Limited eclipse glasses will be available.Visit here for more details.
Ongoing Mental Health First Aid Program in Albany Promotes Early Intervention
In Lane County, the Mental Health First Aid national program has been running for over 15 years. Based in Albany, Oregon, it's a key tool to combat mental health stigma. The program’s unique approach involves training ordinary people. They learn how to identify and respond to the early signs of mental health conditions. The program teaches how to spot often-missed symptoms, such as crying, anxiety, oversleeping, and sudden mood swings, especially in teenagers.
Airman Trinity Reinhart's Body Returned to Oregon Following Fatal Crash
The body of Airman Trinity Reinhart returned to Oregon on September 25 after tragically dying in a Humvee crash. She had been stationed in Wyoming with the 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron before her death.
Register-Guard Game of the Week: No. 1 Springfield football hosts crosstown rival Thurston
Each week throughout the 2023 high school football season, The Register-Guard will highlight a local game of the week. Week 5 will see a pair of Special District 2 rivals when the undefeated Springfield Millers host the Thurston Colts at 7 p.m. Friday. For the second week in a row, the Millers sit atop the standings at 4-0 overall and 2-0 in league play, while the visiting Colts are 2-2 overall and 2-2 in league play.