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Articles from the July 21, 2022 edition

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Dealing with wildfire risks

Wildfire preparedness has generated a focus on preparing, protecting, and planning for public utilities as they developed a response to Oregon legislation passed after recent horrendous fire seasons. Both the Eugene Water & Electric Board and the...

 

Counteracting quakes

FINN ROCK: Three upgrade projects were put into motion the week after McKenzie Community Schools classes let out on June 20th. Scheduled to run through the summer and fall, the work is being done by...

 

Are you hoarding junk, or valuables?

In June of 2011, the Antiques Roadshow crew visited Nirod for a segment on antique fishing gear at the Eagle Rock Lodge. The History Channel’s American Pickers show is now scouting places to film...

 

Ash borers - a threat to Oregon

The long-anticipated arrival of the destructive emerald ash borer (EAB) has sharpened concerns about the impacts to Oregon’s urban forests, wetlands, and streams. Wyatt Williams is the Oregon...

 
 By Lynne Terry    News    July 21, 2022

State offers $10 million in grants to help 2020 wildfire property owners

Thousands of Oregonians whose homes or businesses were damaged by the 2020 wildfires are eligible for state grants to help protect them from future wildfire damage. The state Department of Consumer...

 
 By Brett Wesner    Opinion    July 21, 2022

Big Tech is steamrolling newspapers

Google and Facebook have enormous economic and political power in society – especially over the news industry. Many ask if they have played a role in the misinformation that erodes our free press and plagues our democracy. Google and Facebook have...

 
 By Kym Pokorny    Garden    July 21, 2022

Plant fall crops while enjoying summer's bounty

As we settle in at the groaning table of summer's harvest, savvy gardeners pause long enough to consider the coming season. "Most folks are familiar with and love summer vegetables, but if you want...

 

Newspaper's black-bag job fixed election for Portland mayor

Late on the evening of June 2, 1917, the Portland Morning Oregonian sprang a trap – a cunning and dirty trap. The always-formidable daily newspaper, owned and edited by Henry Pittock following the...

 

Sheriff's Reports - July 21

July 14: 1:30 a.m: Disturbance, Dispute - 44400 block, McK. Hwy. 7:48 a.m: Dead Animal - 92200 blk, Whitmore St. 10:01 a.m: Disturbance, Dispute - 91700 blk, Marcola Rd. 1:07 p.m: Suspicious Vehicle - McK. Hwy. & Camp Creek Rd. 2:11 p.m: Fraud -...

 

OSP Reports - July 21

July 17: 17:42: Crash, Non-Injury – Hwy. 126E, Milepost 11. Responded to a two-vehicle crash. A gold Honda Accord rear-ended a gray Jeep Cherokee. No injuries were sustained. Involved: 81-year-old female, 27-year-old female, both from Springfield....

 

McK Fire Report - July 21

July 11: 9:01: 38000 block, McK. Hwy. Medical, Trauma. Patient Refusal. 10:53: 38000 blk, McK. Hwy. Medical, Trauma. Patient Assessed, 1 Transported. 13:56: 45000 blk, Vida Park Lane Medical, General. Patient Refusal. 23:25: 42000 blk, McK. Hwy....

 

Upper McK Fire Report - July 21

July 14: 13:09: Fire Alarm – 51000 block, Blue River Dr. Commercial fire & smoke alarm. July 18: 11:08: Medical – 48000 blk, McK. Hwy.. Male, Conscious, Breathing. 19:59: Medical – 55000 blk, McK. River Dr. Male, Conscious, Breathing. The...

 

Direct Answers

My daughter is a high school senior, 18 years old. She is very cute, extremely athletic, and will graduate with high honors. Cami has been very easy to direct and raise. Her girlfriends are also...

 

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

Cynthia Donahue and her husband had tickets on Amtrak's Auto Train. Then the rail carrier cancels and offers them a ticket credit that expires within two years. Is that how it's supposed to work? And...

 

PROBLEM SOLVED

Sheila Mackay is trying to get a refund from Expedia after canceling a hotel reservation. But so far, she's only received half her money. What's going on? I booked two nights at the Ashtree House...

 

Personalizing music with Amazon Echo

The Problem: Music for Person with Dementia Your loved one would like some personalized music, but they are unable to speak the commands to play music on an Amazon Echo Dot, or man...

 

CROSSWORD

ACROSS 1. Candy bar Baby 5. New York baseball player 8. *____ days of summer 11. Southern cuisine pod 12. Austin Powers' charm 13. Phlegms 15. Finish with plaster 16. Balanced 17. Shy 18. *Usually...

 

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