About 1700 people in the south Willamette Valley are still without power this morning following an exceptionally strong spring storm. Flying limbs and falling trees brought down power lines across the territory serviced by Eugene Water and Electric Board.
A door is kicked open. A shot rings out. A body falls. Saying it isn’t enough if you’re doing radio theater…you need a convincing sound to sell the action. Jonathan Ward knows that. He’s a foley artist for Fred Craft’s Radio Redux, which is performing “War of the Worlds” this weekend. KLCC’s Brian Bull visited Ward during a rehearsal, and has this audio postcard.
Hazelnut planting is booming in the Willamette Valley. Our volcanic, fertile soil already produces nearly the entire U.S. crop. Still, growers and industry experts aren't worried about having too much supply.
The Oregon legislative session has just passed it's 2 month mark. The state faces a nearly $1.6 billion shortfall. For an update on effort to bridge the gap, we check in with KLCC's Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman.