Copper Thieves A Problem In Lane County

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Copper theft is a widespread problem and here in Lane County, it’s a huge problem for communications company, CenturyLink. The town of Dexter had phone outages last weekend due to what CenturyLink says were copper thieves. The company says this isn’t the only time they’ve seen it as it’s been a problem … Continue reading »

Phone Lines Restored near Poodle Creek

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Phone service has been restored in the Poodle Creek area after an outage was reported late Monday night. The outage occurred around 8 p.m. in the Highway 36 area west of milepost 41. During that time, residents were not able to call 9-1-1 via on their land lines, so they were … Continue reading »