1 climber dies, rescuers reach others on Oregon peak

GOVERNMENT CAMP (AP) — Rescuers reached more than a half-dozen climbers stranded by tumbling rocks and falling ice on Oregon’s tallest peak before expected heavy snow makes conditions even more treacherous. One climber fell to his death earlier Tuesday. For more...
LTD – Transiting Eugene in Reverse

LTD – Transiting Eugene in Reverse

Grant Madden, EDN In June 2011, the Lane Transit District (L.T.D.) announced its 2011/12 year fiscal budget, in which it detailed a plan to not cut any services. It does however plan to curb spending on employee benefits such as health and disability. Unfortunately...

Education package approved

SALEM — After a one-day stall, the state Legislature got rolling again Tuesday on a 14-bill package that contains a wide variety of reforms for the state’s public education system. All the reforms — which include Gov. John Kitzhaber’s plan to create a single board to...