Springfield Residents to Vote on Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The first results of the November Special Election are expected to be released after 8 p.m. Tuesday. There are several measures to be decided, including a $62.5 million bond in Springfield, which would replace Hamlin Middle School. Hamlin is aging, and because of its age the district says it’s difficult to replace … Continue reading »

November 2013 Special Election Results

Some voters in Oregon took part in the Special Election on Nov. 5, which included several measures dealing with money. Here are the current results as of 8 p.m. Tuesday from the elections in Lane and Benton counties: Lane County: Measure 20-217: River Road Park and Recreation District 5-year renewal of local option tax for … Continue reading »

Special Election Day: Money Measures

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Tuesday is Special Election Day in counties across Oregon. In Lane County, three money measures are on the ballot. Two of them would raise taxes and the other would renew a tax. One of the three measures is a $62.5 million school bond for the Springfield School Distruct. It’s the largest of … Continue reading »

November Ballots Due Tuesday

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Election Day in Tuesday, which means it’s the last day to drop off your ballot. Postmarks don’t count, so it’s too late to mail it in. But you can still drop it off at drop sites in the River Road area, Springfield and Junction City. You can also take it to … Continue reading »

Corvallis Measure Would Expand City

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis voters will soon be asked to decide whether they want to expand city limits. Measure 02-87 is a proposed annexation on 49th Street near Southwest Nash Avenue. If it passes in the November election, nearly 10.5 acres would be zoned for low density housing. Some neighbors living on 49th Street say … Continue reading »

Election Features Springfield Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – On the November 5 ballot is a $62.5 million school bond in Springfield. If approved, much of the money would be used to replace Hamlin Middle School, which was built in 1957. Other improvements include upgraded technology infrastructure, improvements to heating equipment, better handicap access and more security. If the bond is … Continue reading »