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Oregon wind energy project dropped
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:00:53 -0800
Freelancer -- Developers have scrapped their plans to build the nation’s first large-scale wave energy project off the Oregon Coast, saying the costs were too high to make it work. The much-anticipated project would have placed a flotilla of 100 energy-producing buoys, each the size of a school bus, in the waves ...
Highway closures near Reedsport, Waldport, Oregon
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 11:19:28 -0800
Over a dozen fallen trees are blocking Highway 101, north of Reedsport, OR, on the coast, causing closures.
Wave energy developer plans to deploy buoy near Reedsport in 2015
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:56:19 -0800
REEDSPORT — The developer of a wave energy project off the coast of Oregon near Reedsport is scaling back its plan, but not scrapping it.
School enrollment inching higher
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:45:44 -0800
Nearly 3,400 more students walked into Oregon schools last fall, pushing the state’s enrollment count slightly higher.
A ‘Statesman for Oregon’ to run in 9th District
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:27:17 -0800
The road to another term as state representative of the 9th District appears to run through Reedsport for Democrat Caddy McKeown.
Army Corps dock gets a needed facelift
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:55:32 -0800
COOS BAY — Built in 1963, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dock in Coos Bay, located at 1460 N Bayshore Drive, was due to start showing some signs of its age. Kate Groth, Coastal Project Manag…
Spraying around Lakeside this month
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:56:23 -0800
LAKESIDE — Residents needn’t worry about the aerial spraying of herbicides in an area near Eel Lake within the next few weeks.
Snow day messes up local schedule
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 00:43:33 -0800
Continued snowfall made a mess of the local prep sports schedule once again Friday. With Eugene 4J, Bethel, Creswell, Crow, Junction City, Lowell, Pleasant Hill, Siuslaw, Springfield, Sweet Home and Central Linn school districts closed, all of the planned sporting events in the area were put on hold. That left …