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December 2015 - page 2

Ex-CEO of Silverton Health Pleads Guilty to Public Indecency

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The former president and CEO of Silverton Heath has been sentenced to 60 months of supervised probation after pleading guilty to a charge of public indecency.
The Statesman Journal reports that 64-year-old Richard Cagen pleaded guilt…

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Rim Village at Crater Lake Reopens after Breaks in Snowfall

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) – After a brief hiatus while Oregon was pounded with snowfall, Crater Lake National Park as reopened Rim Village.
The Klamath Falls Herald and News reports that park staff reopened the area Wednesday and expect to keep it open,…

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Federal Hydrologist Says Oregon’s Snowpack in Good Shape

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – While it’s too soon to say Oregon’s drought is over, experts say they’re relieved by December’s abundant snowfall.
The Capital Press reports that hydrologist Julie Koeberle of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Res…

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Oregon Coast Could See Northern Lights

EUGENE, Ore. — The Aurora Borealis, or northern lights, may be visible along the Oregon Coast Wednesday night.A strong solar flare that was observed on Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued an upgraded geomagnetic…

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11 People Displaced After Duplex Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Eleven people are displaced after a fire destroys a West Eugene duplex on Wednesday afternoon.
The fire happened in the 2600 block of Elizabeth Street at about 1:30 p.m. Firefighters said everyone got out okay and no one was hurt. Fire…

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Lane County Celebrates Success of New Storm Response Software

A series of winter rain and wind storms in December gave Lane County Public Works the opportunity it needed to test its new Weather Event Response Coordination System (WERCS) software.

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Johnstone Closes Career At Site Of Greatest Adversity

Senior left tackle Tyler Johnstone makes his last appearance in a UO uniform against TCU in the Alamo Bowl on Saturday (3:45 p.m. PT, ESPN).

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Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on US HWY 101 – in Yachats – Lincoln County

On December 26, 2015, at about 11:45 a.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on US Highway 101 at milepost 162 in Yachats.

Preliminary information indicates that Allan Richard …

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Man Arrested for Stepfather’s Death in Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. — Deputies arrested a man for murder in Florence Tuesday.
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office said Jeffrey Holmes, 41, was arrested on murder charges in the death of Jack Youngblood, 80.
Deputies were called around noon Tuesday to a disput…

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