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Environment & Planning

Rachael McDonald

The frigid temperatures will stick around the Willamette Valley through Saturday according to the National Weather Service.

Rachael McDonald / KLCC

Heavy snowfall has caused many closures across the Southern Willamette Valley and surrounding region.  This is in addition to below freezing temps in the evenings.  

Rachael McDonald

The New Year will bring a prolonged cold snap to Oregon and Washington. We could even see a little snow in the valleys.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

If you're wandering the beaches this winter, there's something else to watch for besides incoming tides: sea turtles.

Next Step Recycling

After all your holiday gifts have been opened and the tree is starting to droop, its time to consider what to do with the debris of the season.

Brian Bull / KLCC

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.

Scott Akerman / Flickr.com

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

Brian Bull / KLCC

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.

  

Dave Busenbark County Park Facebook page

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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