Junction City Celebrates New Skate Park

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City residents celebrated the grand opening of a brand new skate park on Saturday. Despite the rain, skaters of all ages came out to test the new course. Community members hope the park will be a fun and safe place for kids as well as serve as a place to … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 12th

Most schools had Friday off this week, so a lot of teams played Thursday. We have highlights from both Thursday and Friday, including #1 Sheldon and a top ten matchup between #8 Churchill and #3 Marist. Plus, the rest of 6A and 5A.

Town Celebrates Life of Julius Schmidt

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City celebrated the life of 14-year-old Julius Schmidt Saturday. All of Julius’ family and friends showed up at Laurel Park to honor his memory. The young boy was killed in a train accident just two weeks ago. Family members took turns talking about him, sharing memories of his adventurous spirit … Continue reading »

Junction City May Be Expanding

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City is considering expanding its boundaries. The city says it will help bring in new tax revenue, but some residents say the proposal hits too close to home. The debate centers around areas the city wants to reclassify as wetlands along with large sections around them that would be regulated … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash Closes Territorial Hwy

MONROE, Ore. — A motorcycle accident shut down part of Territorial Highway Monday night and sent one man to the hospital. The accident happened near Monroe just before 8:00 p.m. Adam Hansen, 35, from Veneta was driving his 1989 Honda motorcycle when investigators believe he collided with a deer. Emergency crews airlifted Hansen to Sacred … Continue reading »

Scandinavian Festival Starts Today

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City has transformed itself into a Scandinavian village. The 52nd annual Scandinavian Festival started today and from food to crafts to traditional Scandinavian folk dancing, there’s a lot happening at this year’s event. There are a few new booths and, of course, the old favorites are back, including the abelskiver … Continue reading »

Scandinavian Festival in 52nd Year

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City begins celebrating its European roots Thursday with the 52nd Annual Scandinavian Festival. Crews worked all day Wednesday to transform the city’s downtown into a 19th-century village. When the I-5 corridor opened up, business drained out of the town. The change in the atmosphere inspired a local doctor to find … Continue reading »

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