Eclipse watchers have been anticipating August 21st’s weather conditions for months, especially along the Oregon Coast. Finally, as the day approaches, more definitive forecasts are becoming available.


Tens of Thousands of people have to change their plans for next Monday’s solar eclipse because wildfire has closed some prime viewing sites in the Willamette National Forest.


As of Tuesday afternoon, crews are tackling 15 wildfires across Oregon.   That’s according to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center. KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.

The day of the eclipse is almost upon us and many places distributing solar viewing glasses have already sold out. The Oregon Attorney General’s office has issued a warning about eclipse glasses scams as consumers scramble to find a pair.

A Gem in Albany

Aug 15, 2017
Jacob Lewin

After fourteen years and the efforts of nearly 400 volunteers, downtown Albany unveils a gem today. An old-fashioned carousel opens to the public. Almost everything has been built by hand...and with a lot of love.

Franziska Monahan / KLCC

Monday night hundreds took the streets of Eugene in protest of the violence that arose between white supremacists and counter protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, which resulted in the death of a young woman, Heather Heyer, as well as many other injuries when a 20 year-old man drove his car through a crowd of counter protestors.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Railroad advocates honored Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio today for his work in supporting rail transportation and infrastructure improvement.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

Rhianna Gelhart / The Register Guard

A blaze at the Wood Recovery Lumber Mill near Junction City could burn for up to a week. The city’s fire chief, Brandon Nicol says that’s because of the amount of logs stacked on the property, the fire could burn for up to a week.

Rodney Dunning /

Congressman Peter DeFazio has harsh words for the white supremacists and neo-Nazis who rallied in Charlottesville this past weekend.

Jacob Lewin

How, on a local level, do you positively combat some of the fear and divisiveness that seem to be on the increase in our country?  A group in Corvallis found that one way to do that is with food.