Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into Tuesday afternoon's fatal crash involving a train and SUV south of Union in Union County. The names of the three occupants will be released following confirmation of family notifications, police said.
Dorothy Swart Fleshman signs a copy of her new book, “Dory’s Diary,” at her home. The 262-page, illustrated hardcover book is a collection of her columns printed in The Observer from 2009 to 2011. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
Dorothy Swart Fleshman began writing for The Observer in 1944, the year Bing Crosby released his chart-topping record “Swinging on a Star.”