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 »