In a place where country roads slice through fields that seem to go on forever, dairy farmer Jack Gourley does what he can to survive. Across the nation, dairy families like Gourley are watching their life savings disappear.
The body of a landscaper who died in a fall Thursday was discovered Friday morning after his customers noticed his truck still parked nearby. James Edward Lovell, 48, of Albany, Ore., was working alone at a residential care home for the elderly trimming trees.
Linn County sheriff's deputies have arrested 26-year-old Mario Juan de Dios Tomas on murder, assault, mistreatment and weapons charges in the death of 2-year-old Samuel Martinez-Castaneda, whose body was found in Scio.
Three people face charges of animal neglect after the Linn County Sheriff responded to a report of a malnourished horses on a property in Scio. Two geldings and a mare were seized for malnourishment and neglect.