June 23 – Morning Headlines
- Tim Chuey Weather – It’s back to more “normal” temperatures followed by slow warming. Mostly cloudy today with a slight (20%) chance of areas of AM light rain or drizzle, a slight (20%) chance of showers and cooler this afternoon, mostly cloudy tonight, AM clouds, a mix of clouds and sun Friday afternoon, mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy Friday night, a mix of clouds and sun Saturday, partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy Saturday night Saturday night highs 66-75 lows 46-50. A mix of clouds and sun Sunday, mostly cloudy Sunday night and Monday AM, a mix of clouds and sun Monday, mostly cloudy in the evening, partly cloudy Monday night, and Tuesday, then partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Tuesday night and Wednesday highs 70-75 lows 48-52. (seasonal averages high 75 low 48)
The Pollen forecast for the Eugene/Springfield Area is for weeds to be low, and trees to be moderate, and Grass to stay to very high. (Provided by Allergy and Asthma Research Group)
- Without debate, school board approves $309 million budget
After perhaps the most tumultuous and painful year in school district history — one that saw the closure of four elementary schools and tentative pink slips to more than 100 teachers to address a record $21.7 million shortfall — the Eugene School B…
- New county budget means loss of 57 jobs
Faced with rising costs and falling revenue, the Lane County Board of Commissioners voted narrowly Wednesday to trim the work force in the coming year by almost 4 percent, or 57 positions. But the budget approved for 2011-12 also assumes millions of do…
- Investing in the future of Kidsports
A $250,000 endowment makes the future for the “everybody plays” organization a little brighter.
- Illegal dumping of paint will cost BLM thousands
Hundreds of gallons of industrial paint illegally dumped along a back road near Marcola will cost the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as much as $10,000 to clean up. The BLM, which manages 288,000 acres in Lane County, learned late last week about the p…
- Eugene Mission Sees Homeless Population Increase
If it seems like there’s more and more homeless people in need, you wouldn’t be wrong according to one Eugene shelter. Directors at the Eugene Mission say compared …
- Ems rally in eighth to spoil Volcanoes home opener
The Eugene Emeralds scored two runs in the eighth inning to come away with a 4-3 road victory to spoil Salem-Keizer’s home opener.