Here’s whats in the local headlines this evening:
Tim Chuey – Weather Update:
More fronts will bring more rain for this week, but first a short burst of sunshine. Looking for some warmer temperatures about mid week.
1 in 3 LaneCo residents eligible for emergency food help
Oregon is the third hungriest state in the country. One in three people in Lane County are eligible for emergency food help.
Oregon woman accused of feeding pot to kids
A southern Oregon woman has been accused of feeding marijuana to her teenage children after an investigation into abuse allegations
Harry & David files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Fruit basket and gift seller Harry & David filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, brought down by a weak economy and a proliferation of competitors.
South Coast group asks for public input on waterfront improvements
The Coos Waterfront Walkway Partnership will host three public meetings this week. Coordinators are looking for long-term planning ideas from the public. – I’ve got one…how about public restrooms at the bay park on weekends. –ed.
Best College Town?
MTV is holding a contest for the best college sports town. They’re up against in Morgantown, WV, Madison, WI and Eugene, OR
Area High School athletes get wake-up call
The University of Oregon “Ducks” football team is “quacking” again as it prepares to return to the BCS National Championships by getting out the kinks now during spring practice and with optimistic views of returning to No. 1 status nationwide; while, at the same time, local Eugene high school athletes were given a “wake-up” call that to make the cut and become a Duck or National Football League star is “simply not realistic.”