Local Teacher Sets Sail with NOAA

EUGENE, Ore. – A local teacher plans to set sail for a 19-day surveying trip in Alaska, Monday. Julia Harvey, a science teacher at South Eugene High School, will assist the scientists on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Oscar Dyson ship for a 19-day survey of Alaskan Pollock. Harvey will participate in this cruise … Continue reading »

Senators Introduce Tsunami Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s two U.S. senators are pushing legislation to help pay for tsunami debris cleanup on the West Coast. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, introduced the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act on Thursday. If passed, it would give the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the … Continue reading »