March 14 – Morning Headlines


Here are the headline summaries from our local area:

Tim Chuey Weather Forecast
Our wet weather will continue through the next 7-days , again.
Downed Power Lines Trap Junction City Woman
Gusts knocked down at least five power lines along Highway 36 near Junction City.
Regional crews battle fire at Jasper Wood Products mill
A fire inside Jasper Wood Products is hampered by power outage, drawing multiple fire crews from across Lane County.
Power Outages in Lane Co.
Late Sunday night, several thousand customers in Western Oregon were still without electrical service due to storm.
Athletes’ parking lot opens at UO
Not doing them any favors, the student athletes at the University of Oregon will have to walk a little farther to get to study sessions now that their parking area has been moved to a lot away from their new academic center.
House to vote on charter schools bill
A vote is scheduled today on a bill designed to make it easier to open a charter school.
Eugene church cracks open 100 year old time capsule
Opening up years of history, a Eugene church has cracked the lid on its nearly forgotten 100 year old time capsule.
Ethics panel to review annexation complaint
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission will conduct a formal investigation of a local utility board member accused of ethics violations.
‘Drug deal that went bad’ leads to school lockdown
What started out as a report of a possible car crash behind Monroe Middle School on Friday night became something entirely different when Eugene police sorted it all out. “It looks like it was a drug deal that went bad.”
Female driver dies in Crow Road car crash
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate what caused a female driver to veer off Crow Road and crash into a tree early Saturday morning.
Puppy boom has shelter seeking food
Greenhill Humane Society is dealing with an unusual and unexpected influx of puppies that are eating their way through the animal shelter’s supply of food, the agency said. Greenhill has put out a call for donations of high-quality wet and dry puppy food.

One year ago: Masoli & James plead guilty and Masoli is removed from the UofO Football Team 30 days later. Mike Bellotti leaves for ESPN.

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