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Voters could be asked to renew jail levy; Scams target seniors; Gas prices slip down; Copper thieves disrupt 911 service in Coos County

County Commission taking steps to refer Jail Levy to voters The Lane County Board of Commissioners held the first of two hearings yesterday on a proposal to refer a five-year special operating tax levy back to voters for renewal.  Since 2013 the levy has been supplying up to 55-cents per […]

Red Flag warnings along the coast; Vet rehab facility proposed for forest work camp; “Smoking box” linked to arson fire; Fuel prices expected to remain low remainder of summer; Road work on Rhody; Scammers working Louisiana Relief

Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories It’s going to be another red flag day for the Central and Northern Oregon Coast… and the Coast Range. Weather forecasters are saying conditions are ripe today and this evening for – quote – “significantly unstable conditions” that could lead to extremely high fire […]

Adaptive Salmon

Noted biologist to speak this evening There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the impacts of habitat loss and environmental change on native salmon.  While the major changes have threatened the very existence of wild Coho and other salmonids, the fish themselves are pretty adaptive. Rebecca […]