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Sealing work slated for Eugene streets

It’s another harbinger of summer: More than 900 tons of black, tarry material will hit Eugene streets starting this week as the city’s Public Works Department’s annual pavement sealing program gets under way. In total, more than 100 street segmen…

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Whiteaker Neighborhood Credit Union Now Under Federal Government’s Control

By Stacia Kalinoski
 
EUGENE, Ore. — The O.U.R. Federal Credit Union, which serves many of the area’s poor, is now under the control of the federal government because of operational issues.
 
But the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will …

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Some clouds and some sun with temperatures slowly warming to near normal, then another cool down.

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Injured bear on loose in Oakridge area

OAKRIDGE — Police say an injured bear is on the loose in the Oakridge area. The bear was hurt this morning when it pulled its paw from a trap set by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials, police said. The bear is known to travel along a ri…

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Coos Deputies Looking for Arson Suspect

LAKESIDE, Ore. — The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the arson of a teen’s car on Bowron Road.
 
The car’s owner and her boyfriend were awakened at 5:15 a.m. Sunday by a cousin who had found her 1996 Acura on fire.
 
The three had hear…

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Corvallis Man Arrested for Attempted Rape

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A man arrested for attempted rape and kidnap will be in court Monday afternoon.
 
The Corvallis Police Department (CPD) says Jiaqin Wang, 22, forced a 22-year-old female acquaintance to spend the night with him and engage in sexual…

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Police High-Speed Pursuit Lands Two In Jail

By Sean Cuellar
 
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two people taken into custody early Monday morning after leading police on a 45-minute chase.
 
It started in Springfield just after 2:30 a.m.
 
An officer attempted to stop a driver at the intersection of Bob …

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Goodbye to Summer heat, hello to more clouds and cooler temperatures.

_______________ It’s Monday and time for my weekly weather quiz question. Here it is. What is “chionophobia?” Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this page under the caption, then add your comment. The first person to post the correct […]

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Carnival rides mostly unregulated

SALEM — It’s the height of festival season and for many kids that means thrills — as in the Zipper, the Sizzler or the Tilt-A-Whirl. But who’s making sure those traveling rides are properly maintained, set up and operated? In Oregon, the answer…

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Burglars steal $30,000 in guitars, cash and catering van from Eugene restaurant

Thousands of dollars in cash and collectors items is missing from Mac’s Restaurant & Bar in Eugene after an early Sunday morning burglary, now the restaurant is asking for the…

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