Disaster Loan Center Closes in Weed, CA.

WEED, Ca. — The Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Weed is closing on Thursday. The Center was established to help victims of the Boles Fire that damaged or destroyed more than 250 homes. Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners … Continue reading »

Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. The event’s organizer, Michael Carrigan, said a Springfield individual distributed flyers saying “diversity is white genocide” at Springfield High School and at Native American and Latino events. The man taking responsibility for those flyers is … Continue reading »

Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

SALEM, Ore. — Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected three-time bank robber. The FBI says the suspect has robbed from banks in Salem, Eugene and Cottage Grove over a two day spree. The male suspect stands between 6’0″ – 6’2″, 200 pounds, medium build, in his late 30s … Continue reading »

Vehicle Crash on I-5 Results in Fatality

WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred this afternoon off the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Wolf Creek. Oregon State Police say 80-year-old Tigard resident Adelina Teresa Barrera was found deceased at the scene. Preliminary information indicates on October 17, 2014 at approximately 1:27 p.m. … Continue reading »

Montague Group Hands Out Water Kits

MONTAGUE, Calif. — Montague was extremely close to completely running out of water this year, but the residents banded together and saved 75% of the normal water usage. Residents didn’t water lawns or gardens, they reused sink and shower water for plants and some trucked in water.  Without the combined efforts of the residents, Montague would have … Continue reading »

I-5 Delays Near Cottage Grove Expected

COTTAGE GROVE – Weekend Interstate 5 travelers should expect congestion and delays in the northbound direction between Drain and Cottage Grove (milepost 162-170) until the middle of November. Delays are likely to occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. each Friday and Sunday. Most delays have been less than 20 minutes, but some have been … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Closure Controversy

NEWPORT, Ore. — A group trying to keep the Newport air facility open says the Coast Guard has pulled out of a community meeting to explain its actions. The Newport Fishermen’s Wives is speaking at a town hall meeting on Monday to discuss the closure. Representative Kurt Schrader is planning to attend, as well as … Continue reading »

Congressional Candidates Face Off

EUGENE, Ore. — For the first time this year, candidates for Oregon’s 4th Congressional U.S. District seat went head to head in a debate in Eugene. Incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio a Democrat from Springfield, Pacific Green Candidate Michael Beilstein from Corvallis and Republican challenger Art Robinson from Cave Junction took the podium Wednesday night at … Continue reading »

No Ebola Concerns at PDX

PORTLAND, Ore.– Health officials said there is no concern over the boy who showed up at the Portland International Airport on Wednesday, vomiting on a flight from Africa. Other sources are reporting that the boy likely vomited because he ate too much junk food, and had no signs of fever or other symptoms. After a … Continue reading »

Frontier Airlines to Leave EUG

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport is saying goodbye to yet another flight. Frontier Airlines is getting rid of its direct route to Denver. A few months ago, for entirely different reasons, United dropped an express flight to Portland, and now, after a two-season run, Frontier will exit the Eugene market at the end of … Continue reading »

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