October 17 – Morning Headlines
- Veneta woman sentenced in fraud case
A 57-year-old Veneta woman was sentenced Tuesday to four months of home detention and five years of federal probation for fraudulently obtaining Social Security and food stamp payments. Marjorie V. Miller admitted this summer to earning wages under one…
- Former nurse in Springfield pleads guilty to creating false documents
A former hospital nurse pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to commit mail fraud, admitting that she created fake prenatal and birth records to help a wanted sex offender obtain a new identity and Social Security card. Willy Gibson Whitebird also admi…
- Judge rejects funding challenge
A union challenge to Lane County’s use of Road Fund money to fund law enforcement hit a quick dead end when a judge rejected the petition almost as soon as it was filed. But that doesn’t mean the dispute is over. A lawyer for the county employee un…
- Dunes City gears up for 50-year celebration
- Wyden: Timber counties need to raise taxes
Senator Ron Wyden says struggling rural timber counties should consider raising local taxes or finding some other revenue as part of a package to replace the expiring federal subsidies.
- Duck men 11th at fall season finale
Oregon’s men were 11th and Oregon State’s tied for sixth at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational on Tuesday, the final fall college golf tournament for the Ducks. Cal won with 806 overall, 20 ahead of San Francisco. OSU finished w…
- Gibbons leads Churchilll rally
Bre Gibbons had 21 kills and 23 digs and Churchill remained unbeaten in Midwestern League volleyball by rallying after losing the first two games to defeat Willamette 16-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-16, 15-12 Tuesday night at Willamette High School. Kendra Bod..
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Plenty of sunshine heading our way today and Thursday, then the wet October weather returns.
Forecast: Mostly Sunny
The Jet Stream airflow will move the storm track to ease up on the rain. A frontal system brought dwindling chances of rain behind it Tuesday, then things will dry out for a couple of days as high pressure at the surface and high pressure aloft combine to clear out the clouds for a while. By the end of the week a frontal system will move in returning the clouds and the chance of rain.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Partly cloudy and colder with patchy fog this AM, mostly sunny this afternoon, partly cloudy with patchy fog Wednesday night and Thursday AM, mostly sunny in the afternoon, partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a good (50%) chance of rain Friday, then a (40%) chance of rain Friday night highs 65-68 cooling to 64 Friday lows 36-46. A mix of clouds and sun with a (40%) chance of rain Saturday, mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain Saturday night and Sunday, then mostly cloudy with a (30%) chance of rain Sunday night through Wednesday highs 60-58 lows near 38. (seasonal averages high 64 low 41)
- 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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