ODOT to Activate New Traffic Signal

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A heavily traveled highway is about to get a lot busier, and to prepare, a new traffic signal will be switched on Tuesday. Drivers should be prepared to stop at the corner of Highway 99 and Milliron Rd. where engineers from the Oregon Department of Transportation will activate the new signal. … Continue reading »

Board Members React to Failing Bond

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Junction City school board asked for more than $32 million in bonds for this year’s November Special Election. That would have raised taxes on a $180,000 home by more than $400 each year. Voters overwhelmingly turned down that request, with 64 percent saying ‘no’ to the funding as of Wednesday … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Driver Runs Light in Fatal Crash

UPDATE:  Oregon State Police says the man who died in a crash outside of Junction City Friday morning ran a red light. Troopers say James Richmond, of Coos Bay, failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 36. OSP says James Richmond died and his wife Barbara went to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 25

For the October 25 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from twelve games including our game of the week between Springfield and Churchill. A few teams had opportunities to clinch league titles, while other schools were wrapping up their regular seasons.

Community Meeting on New Hospital

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Oregon State Hospital continues to take shape and now its neighbors know a little more about the project. Hospital leaders held a meeting Thursday to talk about how the process is going. Part of the presentation included a pitch from the Lane County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental … Continue reading »

Last Day to Register to Vote

EUGENE, Ore. – Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in Lane County’s November 5 special election. Voters who live in the Springfield or Junction City school districts, or the River Road Park and Recreation District are eligible to vote. Measures in the school districts will ask voters to approve bond measures to … Continue reading »

Junction City Proposed School Bond

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Voters will be asked to approve a $32.4 million school bond in November. Officials say the money would be used to replace Laurel Elementary, improve the grandstand and lights at the high school and replace lighting and ceilings at the middle school. The bond would cost a $180,000 home about an … Continue reading »

Junction City Starts Bond Campaign

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Supporters of the Junction City School District’s bond measure kicked off their campaign Monday. The $32.4 million bond will fund the replacement of the elementary school, update heating-ventilating systems in all the schools, upgrade communication and security infrastructure throughout the district, and replace the grandstands and lights at Junction City High … Continue reading »

Bunches of Lunches School Program

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Soroptimist International group of Junction City is doing what it can to help out its schools in need. The group is made up of women. It focuses on work with women and children. Last year members started a lunch program called Bunches of Lunches, to provide food to children at … Continue reading »

Junction City Puts Out Bond Measure

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — $32.4 million is what the Junction City School District says it will need to provide its students with the best educational environment they can. Bond measure supporters say it has been decades since these schools were given the attention they need. And they hope the community will band together, as it … Continue reading »

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