Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue (Allison Johnson, photo)

A tornado hit the coastal town of Manzanita this morning.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, clean-up has begun ahead of a second predicted wave of gusts and rain during the weekend.  

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As road crews work to remove debris from last night’s heavy winds and rain, a transportation official urges Oregonians to rethink travel plans. A second wave of strong weather is expected to arrive late tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon.  

  “Every Body Deserves Respect” is the title and topic of a discussion to be hosted by Eugene Musicians Against Sexual Violence, at Shadowfox Gallery on Broadway in Eugene on Tuesday, October 18th at 5 p.m., launching a new series of Tuesday Talks there. 

Rachael McDonald

A project that would provide housing to homeless high schoolers in Eugene is moving forward thanks to federal funds approved this week.'s Alachua County

A new court launched this week in Lane County.  It’ll divert people with mental illness away from the standard criminal justice system.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports: 

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One in five people in Lane County qualifies for food stamps. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, bases eligibility on monthly income and provides vouchers or an electronic benefits transfer card to buy food items. To make money stretch each month, families often end up consuming cheaper, less nutritious foods. As KLCC's Tiffany Eckert reports, a program at the Lane County Farmer's Market is designed to change that.   

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The conversation about a new Eugene City Hall keeps getting more complicated. At a City Council work session Wednesday councilors expressed interest in revisiting the EWEB building. Moving city hall there was rejected several years ago because of cost.

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Western Oregon will see stormy weather the rest of the week and through the weekend. Winds along the coast could reach up to 80 MPH.

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene wants to improve its downtown public spaces. They’re hoping people will get involved with several upcoming events.