Happy Friday Eugene, here’s todays headline update:
Tim Chuey’s Weekend Forecast
hint…it involves rain.
Gas prices on the rise, senators respond
As gas prices reach a close to all-time high, senators are stepping in with solutions
Fleeing suspect asks undercover officer for ride
A suspected car thief with a history of auto theft managed to elude police for a short while — before he asked an undercover officer for a ride.
Oregon trooper arrested for phone harassment
A state trooper was arrested following a complaint from a woman who said he had harassed her.
Rain, rain, go away so we can see some spacecraft
If the clouds cooperate, Oregonians will have a chance the next to nights to spot both the International Space Station docked with Space Shuttle Discovery as well as NanoSail-D, an experimental “solar sail.”
Small Oregon farms may process own chickens
Some Oregon farmers would be allowed to butcher and sell their own chickens under a bill state lawmakers are considering to help small farms.
Household Hazardous Waste Roundup Scheduled in Dexter
The collection is free for hazardous waste that is from household sources, up to 35 gallons in total.
Cabela’s Announces Springfield Opening Date
The first Cabela’s location in Oregon will open its doors on Thursday, May 5 at 4 pm.