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Century-old courthouse tree may survive lightning strike damage

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WATERVILLE — A large Douglas fir tree next to the Douglas County Courthouse has a good chance of surviving a lightning strike Wednesday night, officials say.

The top of 110-foot tall tree was struck by lightning, taking out about a 3-inch wide slice of bark and wood from the top of the tree to the bottom.

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