Weather Books Delivered to Students

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — If you have a fifth, sixth or seventh grader in your home, you may have seen the Stormtracker 9 weather books that are being distributed to all western Oregon schools. I was in Junction City on Friday to deliver those books to all of the fifth graders at Oaklea Middle School. … Continue reading »

Students Remember Junction City Teen

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A week after his first day of school at Oaklea Middle School, Julius Schmidt’s classmates had to deal with their first day without him. A passing train killed the 14-year-old Saturday night. Outside of his family, many of those dealing with Schmidt’s passing are his fellow classmates at Oaklea. School officials … Continue reading »