Mental Hospital Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

JUNCTION CITY, Ore.– State and local leaders came together to celebrate a milestone. They performed a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Oregon State psychiatric hospital in Junction City. Michael Schlimmer will enter the facility for treatment next Wednesday. He says today marks a day of hope. “When I was admitted to the mental health system … Continue reading »

Dedication of “Dreas Way”

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. —  The road leading to the new Oregon State mental hospital and prison now has a name to memorialize a Junction City woman killed in a car crash. Family, friends and community leaders gathered for the sign dedication Thursday evening.

District 14 Campaign Controversy

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — House District Seat 14 candidates Val Hoyle and Dwight Coon are trying to set the record straight regarding a campaign controversy. Now Governor John Kitzhaber is weighing in. The position they’re running for represents Junction City, Harrisburg and west Eugene. Coon is the Republican candidate and the former Junction City mayor. … Continue reading »