Schools Participate in Earthquake Drill

EUGENE, Ore. — As part of the Great Oregon ShakeOut, schools participated in the yearly drill to make sure kids know what to do if an earthquake hits. A third grade class at Prairie Mountain Elementary School spent the time leading up to the drill asking their teacher questions about earthquakes. Then at 10:17 a.m., … Continue reading »

The Great Shake Out Drill

EUGENE, Ore. — The Great Shake Out, a national drill drawing attention to earthquake awareness, will take place Thursday. At 10:17 a.m., approximately 23,000 residences and businesses will take part in the Drop, Cover, Hold event. They’ll be contacted by the Community Emergency Notification System asking people to consider how they would respond to an … Continue reading »