September 7 – Morning Headlines
- Surveillance camera images show restaurant arson suspect
Police released surveillance images of a suspect in the arson last month at a downtown Thai restaurant.more…
- Two suspects arrested in separate arson cases
An Oakridge man was arrested hours after what police said was a bungled attempt to burn down a mobile home on Tuesday. “Fortunately, he’s not a very smart arsonist,” said Dale Scobert, Oakridge’s acting police chief. Scobert was sp…
- Butte dispute handed off
Lane County commissioners on Wednesday declined to hear a set of appeals on the latest decision concerning mining on Parvin Butte, setting up a probable contest between the mine’s owners and neighbors before a state land use panel. The controversy ov…
- 5-car crash Beltline ramp
Five cars collided in a chain reaction crash at Beltline Road and Northwest Expressway on Thursday.
- Crash blocks westbound Franklin Blvd in Eugene
A single vehicle and trailer crashed Thursday, blocking both lanes of westbound Franklin Boulevard just east of the Franklin Boulevard and Walnut Street intersection.
- Casino developers, Grange call truce
Developers who want to build a casino outside Portland wanted to evoke a large central gathering place, so they called their project “The Grange.” They didn’t count on angering the National Grange, a fraternal organization that threate…
- Bethel bond campaign starts
A chunk of rusted punctured metal pipe isn’t the typical trophy a school shows off in its display case, but at Fairfield Elementary School a 2-foot length of old water line constitutes evidence. The school, built in 1953, is worn beyond repair. The p…
- Eugene official sets up stand to take feedback on parking rate increases
Jeff Petry mowed plenty of lawns while growing up, but he never experienced another childhood staple of entrepreneurship: working a lemonade stand. Until now, that is. Over the course of three days at different downtown locations this week, the city’…
- Harrisburg rebounds to defeat Pleasant Hill
Harrisburg overcame an opening-set loss to defeat Pleasant Hill in four sets on Thursday in a PacWest Conference volleyball match hosted by the Billies. Baylee Kuschel had 13 kills and nine blocks to pace the Eagles, who lost 19-25 be…
- OSAA doubles up state track championships at Hayward
The Oregon School Activities Association is bringing all six of its state track and field meets to Hayward Field on Memorial Day weekend. When Western Oregon University informed the OSAA during the summer that it no longer wanted to host the Class 3A, …
Keep Current: – EDN Headline News, Sports and Weather
Tim Chuey Weather:
Today could be the last really hot day of this summer. Look for big changes for the weekend.
Forecast: Sunny and Hot
A high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape in blue arrows offshore) will keep us hot through today. An upper level trough of low pressure (“U” shape in blue arrows and shaded) in the Gulf of Alaska will start to chance our weather as the ridge moves away. A frontal system will slide into Oregon Saturday starting the cool-down, then another frontal system (shown to the northwest) will move in from the northwest Sunday night and 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.