Area Brief

Cedar Creek Fire: 113,000 acres burn

A weekend of cooler weather and some widespread rainfall helped a still-growing army of nearly 2,600 firefighters on the 113,000-acre Cedar Creek Fire conduct burnout work and build fire lines, to reach their first containment figure in days, at 11%, Cedar Creek Fire officials said this week.   Last week,[Read More…]

Police Logs

CRESWELL: SHERIFF’S OFFICEMONDAY, SEPT. 12 1:41 am: Suspicious conditions, E. Cloverdale Rd./Zinkier Ln.  7:28 am: Suspicious subject, 90 N. Mill St.  11:09 am: Runaway, 655 W. Oregon Ave.  11:11 am: Trespassing, 30 Almond Way 1:08 pm: Identity theft, 1000 Swale Ridge Lp.  1:10 pm: Subject down, 150 Melton Rd.  9:55[Read More…]

Area Briefs

Transit service to Oakridge is back On Monday, the U.S. Forest Service shifted the Cedar Creek Fire designation from a Level 3 (Go Now) evacuation order to a Level 2 (Be Set) for Oakridge and Westfir, Lane Transit District’s (LTD) Diamond Express bus service between Oakridge and Eugene has resumed[Read More…]

Lane Transit District finds general manager

Auten GLENWOOD – The Lane Transit District (LTD) Board of Directors voted unanimously on Aug. 3 to enter negotiations with Jameson Auten, deputy chief operating officer with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, who was offered the District’s general manager position at the end of May, but withdrew from consideration. “Timing[Read More…]