"Randy Pape Beltline" (recently changed the name from I-5 for one of Eugene's rich citizens. . .) is the freeway! Fortunately, sounds like the elk is all right.
Elk runs through north Eugene neighborhood before crossing Beltline
By Jack Moran
Posted to Web: Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010 02:48PM
A bull elk ran through a Santa Clara neighborhood and ran across Randy Pape Beltline this afternoon, prompting a police search for the animal.
The elk reportedly swam to an island on the Willamette River, but later left it. Police at the scene said the animal was last seen in thick vegetation north of the river.
Read more in Wednesday’s Register-Guard.