Oregon Leaders Fight Coast Guard Closure

NEWPORT, Ore. — A new effort to avoid the closure of the Coast Guard Air Station in Newport, Tuesday. Oregon’s congressional leaders teamed up with leaders from South Carolina to urge the Coast Guard to reconsider. The leaders wrote a joint letter, calling on the Coast Guard to keep facilities open in both states. Oregon … Continue reading »

Source: Oregon Electric Station to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — A longtime downtown staple and favorite restaurant for many may soon be closing its doors. Employees at the Oregon Electric Station on 5th Avenue say the restaurant will close before the end of the month. The restaurant has been open for more than 30 years and the building’s history goes back much … Continue reading »

Elementary School to Close Down

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The year 2013 will be the last year for one elementary school in Roseburg. The Roseburg School Board made the decision to close one Wednesday night. The Roseburg Public Schools’ Superintendent Larry Parsons said this was something they’ve been trying to avoid for years. But it was clear at Wednesday night’s meeting … Continue reading »