September 11 – Morning Headlines


Morning Headlines


Police Chief offers compromise for Exclusion Zone, City Council is deadlocked
  • Police chief offers adjustments to exclusion zone A compromise proposal by Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns may not be enough to save the downtown exclusion zone in its present form. In its first meeting outside the now-closed City Hall, the City Council on Monday discussed the controversial ordinance, …
  • Wildfire southwest of Sisters blows up to 4,300 acres Strong winds and dry fuels caused the Pole Creek Fire in the Three Sisters Wilderness to almost triple in size Monday, with approximately 300 firefighters now battling the 4,300-acre blaze. About 35 recreation users were successfully evacua…
  • Pac-12 honors two Beavers
    Oregon State’s Camille Saxton and Becky Defoe were named Pac-12 offensive and defensive players of the week for their performances at the Chicago Classic last weekend that included an upset of second-ranked Penn State. Saxton, a senior,…
  • The beatings go on for Oregon volleyball If rhythm is its game, the Oregon women’s volleyball team felt a bit off beat Monday in a nonconference match at Matthew Knight Arena. But by night’s end, the No. 9 Ducks worked through it and finished off Saint Mary’s in three games, 27-25, 25-2…
  • Broken kneecap fells Oregon’s Carson York for season One day after learning they lost their most experienced defender for the Oregon football season, the Ducks found out Monday they’ll be without their most experienced offensive player for the rest of the year, too. Senior guard Carson York said he’l…

Keep Current: – EDN Headline News, Sports and Weather

Tim Chuey Weather:


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A cooler than normal day today, but more sunshine and Easterly winds will warm us up as the week progresses. High: 89 Low: 37 Forecast: sunshine An upper level trough of low pressure (“U” shape in blue arrows and shaded) is moving away from the Pacific Northwest and  with the help of a cold front brought a little rain to us Monday morning. A high pressure ridge (“Arch shape shaded grey and with blue arrows ”) will bring back the sunshine and warm us up a bit starting today, but the warming to more normal and above normal temperatures will take place Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for the Southern and lower Mid Willamette Valley including Eugene-Springfield and Albany-Corvallis: Partly cloudy and colder with patchy fog this AM, sunny this afternoon, clear tonight, sunny and warmer Wednesday, clear Wednesday night, sunny and warmer Thursday, then clear Thursday night highs 75-89 lows 37-46. Mostly sunny Friday, mostly clear at night, mostly sunny but cooler Saturday, clear in the evening, partly cloudy Saturday night, mostly sunny Sunday, clear at night, then mostly sunny Monday highs 84-79 lows 48-53. (seasonal averages high 79 low 48)

Because weather forecasting is a combination of science, intuition, and timing there can be no absolute guarantees that individual forecasts will be 100% accurate. Nature is in a constant state of flux and sudden unexpected weather events can happen. Keep Current on the Weather:

May 11 – Morning Headlines


Here are our local headlines:

Tim Chuey: A mix of clouds and sun this AM, becoming mostly cloudy with a good (50%) chance of rain in the afternoon (0.25 in. of rain possible), evening rain likely (60%), a good (50%) chance of showers late tonight (0.10 in. of rain possible).

City may acquire trail link
The Ridgeline Trail, considered a crown jewel among Eugene parks, is expected to grow more lustrous. With financial help from other public agencies, the city of Eugene later this year is set to buy 193 acres of open space in the south hills to expand the Ridgeline Trail network.

Lawmakers seek memorial highway
Lane County legislators are hoping to fast-track a proposal to designate a stretch of local state-owned highway for fallen Eugene police officer Chris Kilcullen, who died in the line of duty from a gunshot wound on April 22.

Ron Paul graffiti gone, then reappears
It’s big, it’s bold and it’s back. It reads, “Ron Paul 2012.” And, state Department of Transportation spokesman Rick Little said the “darn” graffiti is an unwelcome addition to the 16-foot-high sound wall that runs along the west side of Interstate 5 between Harlow and Willakenzie roads.

County plans public works service center that’s green
Lane County government’s next new building also will be its greenest, environmentally speaking. The county plans to break ground in June on a $5.2 million public works customer service center in north Eugene. The building will consolidate parks and other services.

Inquiry clears officer in incident with teen
Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns has found that an off-duty police detective caught on video briefly tussling with a Churchill High School student during an off-campus altercation behaved appropriately. Kerns reviewed a Eugene police investigation before ruling that Detective Randy Berger acted within his authority when, while off duty last Dec. 13, he confronted the teenager and four of his friends after seeing them trespassing in a neighborhood where Berger owns property southeast of the Churchill campus.

graffiti problems