Copper Thieves Cause Outage in Dexter

DEXTER, Ore. — CenturyLink says phone service outages in the Dexter area this weekend were caused by copper thieves. CenturyLink’s operations manager says Saturday night someone cut 600 feet of cable and stripped it for its copper. Nearly 300 CenturyLink customers in Dexter were unable to call 9-1-1 or phone numbers outside the city. CenturyLink … Continue reading »

Copper Wire Stolen from Nonprofit

EUGENE, Ore. — Copper theft shut down a local nonprofit that helps feed homeless in our community. The St. Vincent de Paul Lindholm Center is without power in parts of the building, after someone stole some of the building’s copper wiring. “The Lindholm Center is a community asset, and it’s a community asset that deals … Continue reading »