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Wednesday’s freezing rain encased the region’s trees in a heavy shroud of ice…breaking off many limbs, causing outages and blocking roads.  KLCC’s Brian Bull ventured out along Spencer Butte in South Eugene and recorded some of the explosive sound late last night.

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Overcast skies and above freezing temps near 40 degrees mark today’s Eugene-area weather, according to the National Weather Service.   

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Wintry weather will continue to hit the southern Willamette Valley through the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service.   

Brian Bull / KLCC

By a 4-1 vote, the Lane County Board of Commissioners has tentatively approved an application for a quarry development near Oakridge.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, some locals are upset over the project.

  

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A Parks Master Plan will be presented to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday in Roseburg. A conservation group is protesting the plan.

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Tides will be higher than usual this week [12/12 – 12/15] on the Oregon coast. A coalition of conservation groups seeks photos of the King Tides to record sea level rise.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ denial of an easement for the Dakota Access pipeline project has opponents cheering…but some Native American activists say the fight’s not over.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports from a rally in Eugene.  

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The Eugene, coastal, and Cascades regions will get cold, wet, and slippery…as a wintry mix is forecasted for the later half of the weekend.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Oregon Department of Transportation

The New Year will bring a one-of–a-kind program that will provide solar energy to Lane County residents who normally would not be able to afford it.

Oregon Department of Transportation

The New Year will bring a one-of–a-kind program that will provide solar energy to Lane County residents who normally would not be able to afford it.

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