Brian Bull / KLCC

The Eugene Water and Electric Board held an open house last night.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the event followed one of the biggest outages the utility’s had to tackle. 

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Rain and snow showers will hit the region through Wednesday, with freezing temps overnight in the later half of the week. 

Because of the slippery conditions and limited visibility, state officials urge motorists not to travel unless absolutely necessary.    

Rachael McDonald

Board Chair Faye Stewart praised the work done by county public works staff dealing with winter weather in his state of Lane County address Monday.

Rachael McDonald / KLCC

As temperatures rise, the snow and ice are thawing Monday, in the Eugene area, but the National Weather Service says more snow may fall in the South Willamette Valley Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Good Gardening: After The Ice Storm

Jan 9, 2017
John Fischer

If the plants in your yard suffered damage in our recent ice storm, you are faced with some tough decisions, and some interesting opportunities.

Brian Bull / KLCC

This week,  emergency officials will come to Lane County to review damage from the mid-December ice storm.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the visit could lead to local agencies recouping some losses.

Medical (1)


• PeaceHealth - The following PeaceHealth Medical Group clinics will delay opening until 10 a.m.: Barger, Dexter, Santa Clara and South Eugene. Posted: Mon. 9th, 07:10 AM

Transportation (1)

• Lane Transit District - Buses on snow routes. 16 routes impacted. Detours: 1, 24, 27, 28, 33, 66, 67, 73, 76, 81, 82, 85, 91, 92, 95, 98. Routes 82, 85 & 98 no service to LCC. Visit for more. UPDATE Posted: Mon. 9th, 08:02 AM

Counties/Regional (6)

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Today, the Eugene Water and Electric Board – or EWEB -- is holding an open house to let customers weigh in on their response to last month’s ice storm.

Scott Edwards Architecture LLP / City of Florence, Oregon.

The City of Florence’s new Public Works Operations Facility gets underway later this morning.

Andrew /

Overnight temperatures across the Southern Willamette Valley are finally headed above the freeze point this weekend. But plumbers remain busy taking calls about frozen or shattered water pipes from residents.