October 9 – Morning Headlines
- LTD Board approves west Eugene EmX by 5-1
The Lane Transit District Board voted 5-1 Monday night in support of the controversial proposed west Eugene EmX bus rapid-transit route. Board member Dean Kortge voted no, saying he supports the EmX concept but views the west Eugene route as too costly…
- Exclusion zone stays for a year
Mayor Kitty Piercy on Monday night cast the tie-breaking vote to keep Eugene’s downtown exclusion zone in place for up to another year, but it will be changed so it can only be used to ban people from the city center who are accused of more serious c…
- Jobs, environment at core of coal debate
Job creation and environmental concerns moved to center stage in the coal train debate that took place before the Eugene City Council on Monday evening. Councilors were the intended audience because the elected body in two weeks will vote on a resoluti…
- Male dead of gunshot wound near OSU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter
Law enforcement has responded to a gunshot victim near the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house near Oregon State University shortly after 5 p.m. Monday evening, according to the Gazette-Times. At this time, Corvallis Police Department has reported that preli…
- Bike path wire theft
- Public works crews are working to replace 2,000 feet of copper wire stolen, from a Eugene bike path.
- Bike theft leaves new food cart business without resources
The Eugene Police Department received a report of a stolen bike – equipped with two large wok burners, a propane tank, and a blue floral umbrella on 17th and Willamette, leaving Eugene with one less food cart. The stolen equipment was to be used a…
- Missing Seattle man found dead on logging road near Cottage Grove
A missing Seattle man last seen in Rice Hill has been found dead on a logging road in the Cottage Grove area.
- Royal Caribbean adding 140 jobs to Springfield site
The company is preparing for the busy cruise season, opening positions at the Springfield call center.
- Lawyer releases index of Scouts ‘perversion files’
A lawyer who has represented victims of sexual abuse in lawsuits against the Boy Scouts of America has published an index of decades worth of records from the Scouts’ so-called…
- Several Oregon coast towns to ditch tsunami sirens Jan. 1
In Tillamook County along the Oregon coast, the county government has decided to stop using tsunami sirens as of Jan. 1.
- Ex-governors oppose Oregon casino ballot measures
Four of Oregon’s living former governors are coming out against two ballot measures that would authorize Oregon’s first non-tribal casino.
- Sulman Raza and Rak Cho are in top 10 for Duck men’s golf at Pac-12 Preview
Freshman Sulman Raza shot a 5-under 67 and was 6-under with a hole remaining in his final round to lead Oregon at the Pac-12 Preview on Monday at Pumpkin Ridge, a first day cut short by darkness. Raza tied for third and sophomore Rak C…
- Shooting guard Chrishae Rowe commits to Ducks
Shooting guard Chrishae Rowe of Riverside, Calif., who is ranked among the top 20 players at her position nationally and also among the top 10 seniors in California, committed to Oregon after making an official visit to Eugene this past weekend. Rowe, …
- Breakout Lancer lineman Skyler Phillips chooses Oregon State
Skyler Phillips made official on Saturday what he has known for weeks. The 6-foot-3, 330-pound Churchill senior gave Oregon State coach Mike Riley and offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh his verbal commitment to play for the Beavers after their win ove…
- Highlanders hang on for volleyball win over Thurston
Evelyn Mailander had 23 assists and eight kills and Janet Zornek had 20 digs, 25 kills and two aces in North Eugene’s 16-25, 26-24, 14-25, 25-20, 16-14 nonleague volleyball victory over Thurston. Rachel Sweet had 20 digs and nine kills for the Highla…
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Tim Chuey Weather:
Enjoy the sunshine today through Thursday because the clouds will gather Friday and the rain chance will follow.
Forecast: mostly sunny
A high pressure ridge (Shaded “Arch” shape with blue arrows) has moved to the east a bit, but still centered over Oregon, (see blue arrows curving from the northeast) and a thermal trough of low pressure (dashed line along the Oregon coast) our weather pattern will remain stable. We’ll have chilly nights followed by pleasant days with sunshine and average temperatures. The change Friday will be to an increasing chance of rain.
Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: AM clouds, mostly sunny today, mostly clear tonight, partly cloudy in the AM, sunny Wednesday, then partly cloudy Wednesday night through Thursday night highs 68-70 lows 40-47. Mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain Friday, a good (50%) chance of rain Friday night, rain likely (60%) Saturday, mostly cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain Saturday night, cloudy with a (40%) chance of rain Sunday, then cloudy with a good (50%) chance of rain Sunday night and Monday highs 63-66 lows 49-46. (seasonal averages high 68 low 42)
- 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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