October 5 – Morning Headlines
- Man faces assault charge after bar fight in Eugene
A bar fight in downtown Eugene late Wednesday night landed one man in jail and another in the hospital with facial lacerations, police said. Springfield resident Fernando Vigueria, 23, is accused of using an unknown type of weapon to cut the victim’s…
- Jeweler plans to close 10 stores
Harry Ritchie’s Jewelers plans to close 10 stores, including the Roseburg store, and lay off 44 employees, including 4 employees at the corporate office in Eugene.
- Infant left behind at Eugene park is OK
An infant left in a parking space at a city park by parents distracted by another child is OK.
- Oregon Court rules campaign-finance changes unenforceable
The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled that restrictions on campaign finance that Oregon voters approved in 2006 can’t be enforced.
- Fire crews respond to 5th Street Market
Fire trucks were on scene at 5th Street Market on Thursday
- 1 driver’s DUII ticket leads to another’s
Here’s something they don’t teach you in college: If you’ve been drinking, it’s best not to drive yourself to the local police station to pick up a chum who needs a ride home after being arrested on a charge of driving while drunk. A University…
- Oakridge man sentenced for killing friend during fight
A 33-year-old Oakridge man was sentenced Thursday to 80 months in prison after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide for killing his sometime-roommate Alan Eric Platt during a drunken fight at Hills Creek Lake on May. 1. Platt, …
- Trial date set for suspect in slaying of Eugene man
A February 2014 trial date has been set for David Ray Taylor, 56, a paroled killer who faces a possible death sentence if convicted of murdering a 22-year-old Eugene man in August. Portland residents Mercedes Leeann Crabtree, 18, and A.J. Scott Nelson,…
- Comets provide a Pac-12 preview
A pair of future Pac-12 Conference football players will be at Sheldon tonight. Crater arrives to battle the Irish for first place in the Southwest Conference, led by defensive end Derrick Turituri and linebacker R.J. Morgan, who have both committed to…
- McKenzie stuffs Crow
McKenzie survived a tough test from visiting Crow Thursday night to stay within a half game of Mountain West League leading Lowell. Makaila Hiddleston had 10 kills, 12 digs and three blocks to lead the Eagles in their 25-10, 26-24, 25-23..
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Tim Chuey Weather:
More beautiful Fall weather for your Friday. The weekend into Columbus Day looks great too.
Forecast: Fall weather.
A high pressure ridge (Shaded “Arch” shape with blue arrows) has set up over the Gulf of Alaska in such a way as to send cool Canadian air our way. We’ll have chilly nights followed by pleasant days with sunshine and average temperatures through the weekend, Columbus Day and beyond.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Sunny today and mostly sunny Saturday and Sunday with mostly clear nights highs 76-72 lows 34-39. Mostly sunny Monday (Columbus Day), then partly cloudy Monday night, mostly sunny Tuesday and Wednesday with partly cloudy nights then partly cloudy Thursday highs 74-70 lows near 43. (seasonal averages high 70 low 43)
- 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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