September 5 – Morning Headlines
- Critics flood LTD with opinions
Almost 300 people have submitted comments on the Lane Transit District’s proposed extension of its bus rapid transit line to west Eugene, and many of them were critical of the project. Most of the negative comments were generated by an opposition gro…
- Raids send two to jail, upend medical marijuana club
A narcotics task force searched a medical marijuana club in Eugene and four other addresses in Lane and Douglas counties last Thursday, arresting two men on various marijuana charges
- Police: Drunk driver’s truck catches fire
A drunk driver’s truck caught fire and closed one lane of northbound Interstate 5 on Monday, Oregon State Police said.
- Crews set Eugene wetlands on fire – on purpose
Firefighters set the West Eugene Wetlands on fire this weekend. The goal: mimic fire’s natural role in the ecoystem to help threatened and endangered plant species
- Interactive map is guide to Eugene’s history
Eugene has a new online map on the city website, showing points of interest and historical sites. The map, which lists more than 5,000 sites, was created as part of the city’s 150th birthday celebration this year, with the assistance of the State His…
- Fishing restriction sparks objections
Plans to severely restrict bait fishing along a nine-mile reach of the lower McKenzie River that runs along Springfield’s northern edge is drawing opposition from the City Council. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission will finalize …
- No deal between Pac-12 Network & satellite = no Ducks on TV for many
Thousands of Duck fans with satellite TV may not be able to catch the next couple football games in the comfort of their own home as the Pac-12 Network remains..
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Our Summer weather will continue until the end of the week, then the change to cooler.
Forecast: sunny and warm.
An upper level low (“U” shape in blue arrows shaded in grey) is moving eastward away from Oregon. A high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape in blue arrows offshore) will warm us up a bit this week just in time for the kids to go back to school. A frontal system will slide into Oregon Saturday starting the cool-down, then another frontal system will move in Monday for a slight chance of light rain or drizzle.
- 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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