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January 2012

Eugene opens more charging stations for electric cars

Two charging stations for electric vehicles were turned on at downtown’s Eugene Public Library today, and two more will be operational by Wednesday at the Broadway South parking garage, according to Jeff Petry, the city’s parking services manager. …

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Just a few “spritzes” of rain tonight through Wednesday morning, then it’s dry weather with quite a bit of sunshine for

________________ Here is my weekly weather quiz question. Who first used silver iodide to encourage rain to fall from the clouds? Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this page under the caption, then add your comment. The first person […]

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Roseburg Mechanics discover grenade inside classic car

A mechanic got a little more then he bargained for Monday when he reached into the glove box of a 1937 Chevy he was restoring, he pulled out what appeared…

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Vaccination deadline for children approaching

Lane County health workers remind area parents that Feb. 15, is the deadline for children in school or public day care to be up-to-date on their vaccinations. Read more in Wednesday’s Register-Guard. …

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Coos Bay Stabbing Suspect Wanted

COOS BAY, Ore. — Police are looking for a man wanted for a stabbing that happened Friday in Coos Bay.
They say the suspect, 31-year-old Lawrence James Martinez, should be considered armed and dangerous.
He is described as a Hispanic male, 5’7”…

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Suspect Arrested for Hitting Man with Baseball Bat, Hatchet

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man is accused of hitting another man in the head with a baseball bat and possibly a hatchet.
Deputies say it happened Monday afternoon at a home in the 2000 Block of Castle Street.
Witnesses told deputies that 42-yea…

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Lundberg to kick off re-election campaign

SPRINGIFELD — Mayor Christine Lundberg will officially announce the start of her re-election campaign at a press conference this morning at the Springfield Justice Center. Lundberg will face two challengers in a primary election on May 15: Denise Bea…

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Rep. Beyer not seeking re-election; Lively will seek seat

Springfield state Rep. Terry Beyer announced this morning she will not re-election, and she has endorsed former Springfield Mayor John Lively to fill her seat. Lively announced he will run for the seat. Read more in Wednesday’s Register-Guard. …

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LCC Hosting Oregon Transfer Days

EUGENE, Ore. — Community college students who are looking to transfer to a four-year college or university can meet with potential schools Tuesday.
Oregon Transfer Days is a statewide tour to all 17 Oregon community colleges.
Locally, Oregon Tr…

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South Lane Fire names new chief

South Lane County Fire and Rescue has found its man.
During a meeting at the Village Green Resort Thursday, the South Lane Fire Board of Directors voted unanimously to hire Dean Creech, most recently of Dearborn, Michigan, as its new chief. The Board

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