Wells Fargo Offers Bank Robbery Reward

PORTLAND, Ore. — Wells Fargo announced today a reward of up to $5,000 for original information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who robbed Wells Fargo bank branches in Salem on Oct. 16 and in Cottage Grove on Oct. 17. Investigators are encouraging anyone with information to call their local police department or FBI office. All … Continue reading »

I-5 Delays Near Cottage Grove Expected

COTTAGE GROVE – Weekend Interstate 5 travelers should expect congestion and delays in the northbound direction between Drain and Cottage Grove (milepost 162-170) until the middle of November. Delays are likely to occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday. Most delays have been less than 20 minutes, but some have been … Continue reading »

Crash into Water Kills Medford Man

NEAR COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The victim of a single vehicle fatal crash on London Rd. near Cottage Grove last week has been identified as 36-year old, Joaquin Vargascortes from Medford, according to officials. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in the water off London Rd. near milepost 12 on … Continue reading »

Near Drowning in Cottage Grove Reservoir

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A close call for a woman in Cottage Grove Friday morning, after deputies say she nearly drowned in the Cottage Grove Reservoir. Lane County Search and Rescue says the woman was missing for more than an hour and had to be transported by helicopter to RiverBend Hospital. Deputies were called to … Continue reading »