Commission Passes Public Safety Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Board of Commissioners passed the ten year public safety plan Tuesday afternoon by a unanimous vote. Before voting, Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner and District Attorney Alex Gardner outlined the need for public safety funding. The first phase of the ten year plan focuses on funding the parts of … Continue reading »

DA Seeking Special Prosecutor

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The district attorney of Benton County is proposing a new idea to stop crimes before they happen. John Haroldson wants to create a specialized prosecutor position to focus on juvenile and mental health cases. “What I really want to avoid is finding ourselves in that situation where something terrible happens and after the … Continue reading »