Phasing Out Incandescent Lights

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It’s going to soon be lights out for 40 and 60 watt incandescent light bulbs. The government passed a clean energy bill in 2007 to start phasing the bulbs out from 2012 to 2014. Starting Jan. 1, 2014, they’ll no longer be manufactured. Lighting professionals at Jerry’s in Springfield say the old … Continue reading »

Stores Selling Out of Winter Necessities

EUGENE, Ore. — The shelves at Jerrys that are usually filled with space heaters sit empty, as customers have been stocking up on cold weather necessities all weekend long. “Anything cold weather related, ice melter of course was one of the first things to go. Scrapers, deicer, the spray deicer for locks, heaters, snow shovels,” … Continue reading »