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Jan 15, 2013 at 6:33 PM
Workers clearing roadside ditches found an almost 2-foot long Bazooka shell Tuesday afternoon.
Dec 9, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Staff Sgt. Joseph Nelson stumbled into his career as an Army bomb technician without knowing much about the assignment.
Oct 19, 2011 at 12:15 PM
A farmer looking for a lost cow found a fully operational pre-World War II artillery shell backed with 15 pounds of TNT, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.
Sep 9, 2010 at 8:00 PM
You could hear the dull thump of the explosion as the charge, buried probably no more than a foot or so under soft sand, erupted into an enormous geyser of black and white smoke mixed with the light brown dirt and sand.
Aug 25, 2010 at 6:00 AM
To say that the Explosive Ordance Disposal team at Combat Outpost Turbett in Afghanistan is busy is a gross understatement: They are on call at all times.
Mar 8, 2010 at 4:19 PM
American bomb disposal experts in Iraq say few people understood what they did. Not any more.
Feb 24, 2010 at 8:49 AM
Finding and destroying IEDs is, of course, slower and more nuanced than the high-octane version portrayed in the movie thriller directed by Kathryn Bigelow, which could make a run for the Oscars.
Jul 21, 2009 at 4:00 AM
The Explosive Ordinance Disposal is the military’s equivalent of a bomb squad at Joint Base Balad in Iraq, where Oregon National Guard medevac units from Charlie Company are stationed. A staff sergeant who grew up in Lincoln City, Ore., takes us inside his job.
Feb 5, 2009 at 10:34 AM
What go together better than food and love – two of life's basic ingredients?
Jan 13, 2009 at 12:28 PM
The teen suspects in last week's school bomb threats were charged with five felony counts of intimidation and eight counts of disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.