The Junction City Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect in the robbery of the Flower Gallery in Junction City. If you recognize this person, please contact the Junction City Police at 541-998-1245.
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Lisa Atkin said it was a long 23 minutes after she stopped an intruder at gunpoint after he broke into her home Wednesday morning. Now she’s spreading the message about how firearm training helped her stop a burglary. Normally Atkin wouldn’t be home on a Wednesday morning. “I’m home sick from … Continue reading »
By Vera Westbrook TRI-COUNTY – A Lane County commissioner presented a favorable report to local business owners at a recent luncheon about the success of a public safety levy that passed last May. “We were able to borrow from a reserve fund to immediately implement the public safety levy on July 1, the fiscal year, and start reopening jail beds, rather than wait until November when we actually started collecting taxes,” said Commissioner Jay Bozievich at a Feb. 20 Tri-County Chamber of Commerce Lunch Forum held at the JC Moose Lodge. The inter-fund loan that has already been paid back ...continue reading
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Dozens gathered for a community event in Junction City Saturday, to help raise money for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, as they prepare to build their 18th home. The owner of a new store in town has been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for the last five years. … Continue reading »
Around 5:23pm The Flower Gallery was robbed at gun point, The Suspect is 5′ 05″ – 5’10″, around 180lbs, clean shaven, late 20′s Red hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans. Suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and stole unidentified amount of cash then fled southbound at 9th/Ivy. Junction City Police ask if you have any Tips call 541-998-1245.
By Vera Westbrook A reporter from National Public Radio from Los Angeles is looking to interview former employees from the old Country Coach plant in Junction City impacted by the declining RV industry. Participants will remain anonymous with some voic...
With an aim to help Junction City Local Aid and its patrons, Rodeo Steakhouse & Grill owners, Jennifer and Nelson Rosales, will open their doors from noon to 4 pm to provide a Christmas day dinner to the homeless and those in need.
JUNCTION CITY – Considered the town doctor, Dr. Marlon Fletchall of PeaceHealth Medical Group on West Seventh Avenue will be moving his practice to another location by the end of the year. PeaceHealth will be consolidating Fletchall and his staff within the PeaceHealth Barger Medical Building just 10 miles away in West Eugene on 4010 Aerial Way off Barger Drive, a short distance from Highway 99. Dr. Marlon Fletchall is the son of locally renowned physician, Dr. Gale Fletchall, who came up with the idea that began the Scandinavian Festival in 1961. Dr. Marlon Fletchall maintained the family practice after ...continue reading
JUNCTION CITY – The Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the cause of an early Friday morning fatal traffic crash at the intersection of Highway 99W and Highway 36 near Junction City. One person died, one person was seriously injured, and a third person received minor injuries. around 6:40 am a Dodge Caravan traveling southbound on Highway 99W collided with a Acura Integra traveling eastbound on Highway 36. The Acura’s 55-year old male driver, JAMES CHARLES RICHMOND, and 55-year old wife/passenger, BARBARA M. RICHMOND, both from Coos Bay, were transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. ...continue reading
The AMBER Alert issued for Gresham Police Department was cancelled and deactivated. Gresham police confirmed the suspect was taken into custody and the child was found safe.