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SUV hits ambulance; 1 dead, 3 hurt

An SUV crossed the center line and slammed head-on into an ambulance near the Eugene airport Wednesday, killing the driver of the SUV and in…

An expanded view of head lice in a courtesy file photo from WRTV

Lice creepy, not health hazard

Say “head lice” to people and their head itches just thinking about them. But lice are not a health hazard.

Crews battled a two-alarm brush fire on Highway 43 and I-205 in West Linn, JUly 31, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Ole Olson)

9 trucks battle 3-alarm West Linn fire

Nine trucks responded to a three-alarm brush fire that erupted along steep and rocky terrain on Highway 43 and I-205 in West Linn Wednesday …

PF&R Chief Erin Janssens, July 29, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Overtime costs at Portland Fire drop

The recent cuts in the city’s budget affected Portland Fire & Rescue staffing, but Chief Erin Janssens said the department saved taxpayers a…

Firefighters conduct night shift operations on the Mile Marker 28 Fire burning 15 miles northeast of Goldendale, Wash. Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (Washington Interagency Incident Management Team)

Progress against 2 Wash. Wildfires

Highway 97 has been reopened between Goldendale and Toppenish. The fire danger remains high through Thursday with the threat of lightning st…