Laurel Elementary Recycles Extra Food

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — An elementary school in Junction City is making the world greener, one milk carton at a time. Laurel Elementary is teaching students to be smart about what they throw away after lunch. “As it is now, it pretty much runs itself. They just know what to do,” said Tim Johnson, Laurel … 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 »

Pool Raises Money for Schools

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Employees at the Max Strauss Pool say they want to show their gratitude to the community for a great summer. On Friday, all admissions will be donated to Oklea Middle School and Laurel Elementary, which is right next door. Staff there say it’s a tremendous effort that truly illustrates the desire … Continue reading »