Grace Lim

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Name: Grace Lim
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Sheriff’s Office Community Meetings — November 20, 2014
  2. Police Officers’ Acts Of Kindness — November 14, 2014
  3. North Bend Officers Do Good Deeds — November 13, 2014
  4. Springfield Apartment Fire — November 11, 2014
  5. Baby Delivered At Fire Station — November 7, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Mixed Reactions to Plastic Bag Ban — 12 comments
  2. County to Address SLEEPS Concerns — 8 comments
  3. Residents Fight Livestock Ordinance — 7 comments
  4. City to Evict Whoville Campers — 6 comments
  5. Help for Homeless Hospital Patients — 4 comments

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Lane County To Propose Pot Tax

EUGENE, Ore.– The vote to legalize marijuana in Oregon is just around the corner, and local governments are considering imposing a tax should Measure 91 pass in November. For the first time, Lane County commissioners will present their proposed ordinance. They are calling for a county tax equal to 50 percent of the state tax rate … Continue reading »

America’s Best Communities Contest

EUGENE, Ore. – A competition is looking to award millions of dollars to struggling small towns, so they can strengthen their economies and revive the American dream. There are a lot of qualifying cities in Oregon; in fact, Coos County is featured in a video that is being distributed nationwide to encourage communities to enter … Continue reading »

National Fire Prevention Month Kicks Off

VENETA, Ore.– October is National Fire Prevention Month. This year’s message: smoke alarms save lives. A recent study by the National Fire Protection Association found working detectors cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half. Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. “There’s … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Worker Exposed to Chemicals

EUGENE, Ore. — An employee is recovering after being exposed to chemicals at a laboratory in west Eugene. Fire and hazmat crews responded to Thermo Fisher Scientific at about 10 a.m. Wednesday. They say the worker was exposed to two chemicals–methyl iodide and picoline. “While the incident was first reported as an explosion, the incident … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Accident on I-5 near Coburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — A single vehicle accident backed up traffic on I-5 Friday morning and injured a passenger. It happened at around 11 a.m. on the northbound lanes, just before the Oak Grove rest area near Harrisburg. An ODOT responder says the driver of the motorcycle blew a tire and crashed. His passenger suffered some … Continue reading »

Motor Home Fire Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield firefighters responded to a motor home fire in Eugene. It happened on the 3000 block of Firwood Way at 5:10am Friday. Flames engulfed the motor home and spread to surrounding trees, vegetation, and a fence. Fortunately, firefighters knocked it out before flames could spread to nearby homes. The fire department says the … Continue reading »

Leap Of Faith For Recovery

CRESWELL, Ore.– A group of recovering addicts from Serenity Lane celebrated recovery in a unique way- by skydiving. Their message is that there is life after the death of addiction. 15 people made the jump at Eugene Skydivers in Creswell. One of them is Greg Overby. He is celebrating 58 days of sobriety. “This jump … Continue reading »

Man Found Dead in Barn Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Pleasant Hill Fire Department says a man died after a barn fire broke out in the 85000 block of Dilley Lane. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 36-year-old Nicholas Wize. Investigators found his body inside the burning barn just before 8 a.m. It’s unknown how long Wize was … Continue reading »

Local Firefighters Climb for a Cause

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene and Springfield firefighters went to great heights Thursday to honor those killed on 9/11. About 25 firefighters climbed 110 flights of stairs at Ya-Po-Ah Terrace in Eugene, the same number of flights of the World Trade Center. With each step, they remembered the 343 firefighters that never made it out 13 … Continue reading »

New Principal, New Vision

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Thurston High School has welcomed a new Principal.  He brings a wealth of experience and plenty of goals and ideas, and he hopes to achieve them with help from the community. He’s holding an open house on September 19th to show the community all the changes and improvements at the high school. He also … Continue reading »

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