August 22 – Morning Headlines
- DHS says sex-crime suspect not an employee
A district manager for the Department of Human Services says a 23-year-old man accused of sexually abusing two girls under his case is not affiliated with the agency.
- Postal employee alleges workplace discrimination
A Hispanic maintenance supervisor at the downtown Eugene U.S. Post Office has filed a $300,000 lawsuit against the federal agency, saying he suffered racial discrimination and a hostile work environment in retaliation for his support of a black co-work…
- Cameroon suit filed in Eugene
It’s not clear whether Yves Michel Fotso has ever even been to Eugene. But that hasn’t stopped the jailed citizen of Cameroon from filing a $10 million federal lawsuit here, accusing his government of false imprisonment and torture. Fotso, the form…
- Veneta man in critical condition after motorcycle collision with deer
Oregon State Police troopers are continuing the investigation into Monday evening’s critical injury crash involving a motorcycle and a deer on Territorial Highway south of Monroe.
- Oregon gas prices approach $4
If you own a motor vehicle, then you already know this story. The price of gasoline continues to climb.
- Oakridge urged to fine residents who pollute
Struggling to clean up the city’s sooty wintertime air, the City Council in 2007 passed an ordinance authorizing the city to fine residents who operate smoky woodstoves or fireplaces. In all the time since, however, Oakridge never has ac…
- Seneca seeks bigger tax break
Eugene lumberman Aaron Jones, owner of the wood-burning Seneca Sustainable Energy LLC electricity plant north of Eugene, is asking a judge to intervene in his company’s tax-credit dispute with the state Department of Energy. Seneca Sustainable Ener…
- Eugene’s north & west bank bike paths to undergo closures & construction
While roadwork headaches continue for many drivers across Eugene, some new construction pains are getting ready to start up for bicyclists and pedestrians too on alternative transit pathways
- Eugene barber shop lets customers name price
A local barber shop recently began advertising free and discounted cuts to those who can’t afford full price. The owner says he’s always offered the service, but wanted to get..
- Ducks will host fan day at Autzen
Oregon will hold its annual football fan day at Autzen Stadium from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Players, cheerleaders and the Duck mascot will be on hand for autographs, though each fan will be limited to only one signed item per player. Also, this sea…
- George Horton without contract extention as deadline looms
George Horton – Head Coach of the Oregon baseball team since it’s rebirth in 2009 – is still without a new contract, and negotiations with the University are at a standstill with…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Forecast: Mostly Clear but cool.
The high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape of blue arrows) has moved to the east and we will continue feeling cool for the rest of the workweek and in addition an upper level low (“U” shape west of the ridge) is moving through the Pacific Northwest. A cold front (position shown is Friday) will move through the Pacific Northwest Thursday cooling us down by a few degrees, then we’ll warm up a bit again through the weekend.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Mostly cloudy this AM, partly cloudy this afternoon, mostly clear tonight, partly cloudy Thursday AM, mostly sunny in the afternoon, partly cloudy Thursday night, mostly sunny Friday AM, then partly cloudy Friday afternoon and night highs 77-74 warming to 78 Friday lows 48-50. Partly cloudy Saturday through Monday night, then a mix of clouds and sun Tuesday highs 80-77 lows near 50. (seasonal averages high 82 low 51)
- Forecast for the Umpqua Basin including Roseburg
- Forecast for the South Oregon Coast including Coos Bay and North Bend
- Forecast for the Cascades of Lane County
Because weather forecasting is a combination of science, intuition, and timing there can be no absolute guarantees that individual forecasts will be 100% accurate. Nature is in a constant state of flux and sudden unexpected weather events can happen.
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