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Articles from the November 3, 2022 edition

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PIT stop ends low speed pursuit

THURSTON: Police responding to a report of a very slow vehicle last Thursday found a line of about 30 cars had built up by the time they caught up with it. Initially, the caller had reported he was...

 

Wreck retrieved from Mt. Jeff

MT. JEFFERSON: The family of a pilot killed in an accident in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness got some help from a GoFundMe campaign, according to Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan. The sheriff...

 

McKenzie Wellness gets an OK

BLUE RIVER: The McKenzie Valley Wellness (MVW) non-profit got some good news last week from the Oregon Dept. of Justice. In their determination, the DOJ said they’d received “sufficient information and otherwise addressed our questions outlined...

 

Utility still faces big decision

EUGENE: No matter what commissioners finally decide on the fate of the Eugene Water & Electric Board’s Leaburg hydroelectric plant it is still likely to cost anywhere from $50 to $100 million more than what they’d expected. During a four-hour wor...

 

Time extended for trail comments

The Forest Service is now accepting scoping public comments through November 14th for its proposal to develop a trail-wide comprehensive plan and associated environmental analysis for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, extending the...

 

Forest Practices Act upgraded

The Oregon Board of Forestry approved more than 100 changes to the Forest Practices Act at a special board meeting on October 26th. The rule changes will impact timber harvest activities on more than 10 million acres of private and non-federal forest...

 

Echoes From the Past

Opening up the Santiam Pass By M.J. Nye In the fall of 1880, a Company was organized to build a wagon road over the Cascade Mountains via what is now known as the Santiam Pass. Little or nothing...

 

Sheriff's Reports - November 3

Oct. 21: 5:52 p.m: Threat, Harassment - Camp Creek Rd. & Skyhigh Dr. Complainant advised the squatters camp on Camp Creek made threat if caller didn’t stop harassing them. No crime, property owner is going through eviction process. 7:07 p.m:...

 

McK Fire Report - November 3

Oct. 24: 9:29: 35000 block, Camp Creek Rd. Public Assist. Traffic Control Provided. 17:43: 40000 blk, McK. Hwy. Illegal Burn. Investigate, Fire Extinguished. Oct. 25: 12:03: 42000 blk, McK. Hwy. Medical, Heart. Patient Refusal. Oct. 27: 1:34: 51000...

 

Upper McK Fire Report - November 3

Oct. 24: 23:07: Brush Fire – 54000 block, McK. Hwy. Passerby reports a tree on fire, embers going up the trunk, no flames visible. Oct. 28: 19:02: Fire - McK. Hwy./Milepost 44. Report of flames & smoke near the highway, on the east side. It did...

 
 By Kym Pokorny    Garden    November 3, 2022

Control slugs now as they lay eggs to hatch in spring

Just as we begin to think about wrapping things up in the garden for the season, slugs slither out of their homes underground to lay their eggs for next year. That means it's time again to slug it...

 

Direct Answers

I was listening to a woman author on TV. Paraphrasing her, she said something like, "If you were happy 50 percent of the time, you had a good marriage." I am in a marriage with an alcoholic who is in...

 

PROBLEM SOLVED

Steven Pearson's Whirlpool refrigerator doesn't work. It's also leaking and has caused $4,200 in damage to his kitchen floor. Why won't Whirlpool respond to his request for help? I need help with a Wh...

 

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

When Lufthansa cancels Nancy Plasschaert's flight, her online agency offers her a full refund. But almost a year later, the airline is still holding onto her $3,450. How can she get her money back? I booked four Lufthansa tickets from Brussels to...

 

Crossword

ACROSS 1. Canned meat 5. Like low relief 8. First prime number 11. Itty bit 12. Deity, in Sanskrit 13. Adams of "Summer Of '69" fame 15. Wild plum in gin fizz 16. *Type of mountain goat 17. *Nest for...

 

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