Deputies Search for Wanted Man

DEADWOOD, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man with ties to Coos County that may be armed and dangerous. According to deputies, Joshua Barnett lives in Deadwood, but after visiting his home in an armored vehicle early Wednesday morning, investigators weren’t able to find him. The 41-year-old is wanted in Lane, Coos and Clackamas counties for assault and felony DUII. … Continue reading »

Weekend Flooding Plagues Western Oregon

COOS COUNTY, Ore – As much as five inches of rain fell in Western Oregon over the weekend – flooding communities near Eugene. Flood warnings were in effect in Coos County, where rivers and streams overflowed. Traffic was backed up on highways as high water blocked drivers.

Missing Gold Hill Hunter Found

GOLD HILL, Ore. — A Gold Hill man, who disappeared two days ago while on a hunting trip, is safe. The father of 33-year-old Lloyd Sinclair tells NewsWatch 12 he got a call from search and rescue crews on Wednesday morning. Sinclair was found in the area where he was hunting, the Lost Creek Drainage … Continue reading »

Woman Drowned While On Coquille River

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — A woman is dead after drowning in Coos County on Tuesday. The sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Kristle Volin was working on the Coquille River. She was working with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, scouting the river for possible restoration areas. Volin and a partner were on pontoons when a … Continue reading »