Late-Season Snow Hits McKenzie Bridge

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. — It’s hard to believe temperatures in the 80s forced a lot of residents to turn on our air-conditioning just last week. Now, the snow is back. McKenzie Bridge got a dusting of snow by around noon Wednesday. “I’m never surprised when it snows here. Yeah, this is late,” said Florence resident … Continue reading »

Judge Halts Controversial Logging Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — A federal judge put a halt to a controversial logging project near McKenzie Bridge. Cascadia Wildlands says they’re with the judge’s decision because the Forest Service didn’t factor in the environmental impact, but the Forest Service stands by their claim. “When we look at a landscape level for treatment of units and, and … Continue reading »

Springfield Woman Dies in Crash

Near BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 67-year-old woman died in a crash on Highway 126 East Saturday. It happened near milepost 51, which is just east of McKenzie Bridge  before 2 p.m. Police say a 71-year old Springfield man  lost control on the snow covered roadway and crashed into a ditch. … Continue reading »