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Al Kennedy High Schools joins ranks of Oregon Green Schools-certified locations
04/19/2019
Joining the ranks with more than a hundred other certified Oregon Green Schools statewide, Al Kennedy Alternative High School in Cottage Grove received certification this month; and along with it a $500 incentive grant from Lane County Waste Management Division.
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Lane County and community partners develop immediate and long-term safety improvement plans for the Beaver-Hunsaker corridor after pedestrian fatality
04/18/2019
Lane County is working with several community partners to make immediate and long-term improvements to pedestrian safety along the Beaver-Hunsaker Corridor in Santa Clara after a pedestrian, Irene Ferguson, was struck by a vehicle and killed in January.
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April Flood Event Information
04/12/2019
Up-to-date information regarding the potential flooding in areas of Lane County from April 7 to April 12.
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Chief Deputy Cliff Harrold selected to lead the Lane County Sheriff’s Office
04/10/2019
The Lane County Board of Commissioners has selected Chief Deputy Cliff Harrold as the next Lane County Sheriff.
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Lane County Plastics Roundup on April 7 – please carpool
03/28/2019
Lane County Waste Management is hosting a plastics roundup for clean #2, #4 and #5 (polyethylene and polypropylene) at the Glenwood Transfer Station (3100 E. 17th Avenue, Eugene) on Sunday, April 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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Bridge Street Bridge and Deerhorn Boat Ramp to close this summer for bridge repair
03/25/2019
Bridge Street Bridge, which connects Highway 126 and Holden Creek Lane with Deerhorn Road along the McKenzie River, will be closed between June 13, 2019 and September 3, 2019 for repairs. Deerhorn Boat Ramp will also be closed in order to accommodate the bridge repairs.
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Lane County, partners working to support rural communities
02/27/2019
Lane County Emergency Management has been working closely with other public agencies and partners to evaluate and respond to emergency needs. Oakridge: • Lane County and the Red Cross have a convoy of critical supplies and resources to support a warming center and shelter at Oakridge High School. • The convoy includes: food, water, diapers, baby food, medication, insulin, oxygen tanks, batteries, pet supplies from Greenhill, and other critical supplies. • Lincoln County is supplying emergency food supplies that are included in the convoy. • Eric Plebuch of Petersen Cat is supplying a generator and electrician to support the Oakridge Shelter. The equipment is staged to move as soon as Highway 58 is passable. • Lane County Fleet Services is including a mechanic with the convoy who can help remove trapped or abandoned vehicles along Highway 58 in support of ODOT’s efforts to continue clearing the highway. • Search and Rescue was able to make a delivery to Oakridge Fire of oxygen to support their needs. McKenzie Valley: • McKenzie Fire and Rescue has established a warming center at the Leaburg Fire Station and has a water filling station, heat and coffee for residents who can safely travel to that location. • A warming station has been established at the Upper McKenzie Fire Station. • Lane County, Verizon and EWEB crews are close to reaching a critical communications tower that serves the McKenzie Valley to make repairs and bring it back online. Once the tower is back online, it will provide emergency responder communication, as well as cell phone service. • The City of Eugene is transporting a satellite cellular service tower to support emergency communication in the upper McKenzie Valley until the communications tower is repaired. Additionally, Lane County has opened a non-emergency inquiry line (541-682-3977) to address resident questions and concerns. The call center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until conditions improve. When possible, Lane County Search and Rescue volunteers are responding to residents facing immediate life safety issues as a result of the winter storms.
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Call center available for non-emergency inquiries related to winter weather
02/27/2019
Lane County has launched a call center in response to the recent heavy snowfall. The call center is for community members who have non-emergency inquiries related to our winter weather.
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Authorities ask motorists to avoid secondary routes; be cautious before following mobile maps
02/25/2019
Reports of drivers searching online or on mobile mapping applications for rural routes to avoid closures and slow downs on I-5 are concerning as Lorane Highway, London Road and others are in much worse condition than main routes.
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