The Albany, Ore.,Democrat-Herald in a bylined article reported that more than 200 people, most in big trucks came to a Saturday rally in Salem, Ore., the state's capital
, to protest the rising cost of diesel fuel.
"Log trucks, freight trucks, tow trucks, dump trucks and even a couple of cement mixers ringed the Capitol. Drivers from Roseburg to Tillamook to Banks gathered on the steps, applauding a call for a state investigation." wrote reporter Jennifer Moody.
"Following the rally, the convoy began circling the Capitol, blaring their horns, engines snarling through flurries of pale pink petals from the nearby cherry trees."