CORVALLIS, Ore. — Local farmers are concerned that our current warm weather will negatively affect this season’s grape crops. Vintners say due to the warm weather, grape buds are already starting to break, but they shouldn’t be breaking at least for another three weeks. “The problem is the frost season isn’t over yet. If we … Continue reading »
LEBANON, Ore. — Part of Highway 34 remains closed near Lebanon, as crews continue to repair power lines that fell onto the road Monday morning. The highway will be restricted to a single lane of traffic in each direction about a mile west of Lebanon for at least the next two days. The Oregon Department … Continue reading »
FLORENCE, Ore. — Traffic delays should ease up on Highway 101 where a landslide occurred. ODOT says they’re installing a traffic signal at the location 12 miles north of Florence. A landslide damaged the road near milepost 177 earlier this month, leaving a single lane of travel. The signal is replacing a pilot car. Crews … Continue reading »
FALL CREEK, Ore. — In Fall Creek, families are being forced out of their homes due to flooding just outside the Jasper-Lowell area. Those residents are keeping a positive attitude about the situation, despite the deep waters on their property. Little Fall Creek caused big problems for Dennis and Becky Love, as it poured over … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Willamette River rose about 10 feet during the weekend in Corvallis. At Willamette Park in south Corvallis, the parking lot is completely flooded, and the water is spilling into the park. Earlier Monday, the water completely covered the boat ramp. Paths throughout the park were also hidden under the river. Dozens … Continue reading »
COQUILLE, Ore. — Oregon 42S is closed to all traffic due to high water, ODOT said Monday. The highway links Coquille to Bandon. It will remain closed during high tide conditions. ODOT says travelers can use Oregon 42 as a detour until conditions improve.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Winds knocked down more than a few trees around Lane County Thursday. In the afternoon, the winds certainly did a number on one tree. A large branch was dangling in the road on Marcola near 42nd Street. Crews didn’t waste any time removing the branch. Now all that’s left is a chopped … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — If you experience a power outage, EWEB has just launched an improved service to report them that should should make it easier and faster for customers. All you need to do is call the automated call-in line at 844-484-2300. You can also send a text message. Just send the word “OUT” to … Continue reading »