The Coos County Sheriff's office says Jeffrey Boyce's mother asked them for help after her son went missing for a few days. Boyce is being questioned by authorities about Sunday's homicide in Winchester Bay.
Dony Knight stepped to the podium and gave a speech as he accepted the Lou Burge Special Olympic Athlete of the Year Award in Portland. "Let me win," Knight said, "but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
Bikers and hikers have the historic McKenzie Pass Highway 242 to themselves for the moment. An Oregon Department of Transportation snow blower cleared one lane of the highway, enough for pedestrians and bicycles.
Wayne Shammel, attorney for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, said the pending purchase is part of an effort to diversify economic development, so the tribe is not so dependent on its casino in Canyonville.
After months of interviewing 227 people and fielding 311 tips, investigators said Wednesday they still have no idea why Jacob Tyler Roberts opened fire in Clackamas Town Center, killing two people and seriously injuring a third.