Hay Baler Damaged in Goshen Grass Fire

Goshen, Ore. — Warm temperatures and dry conditions posed a challenge to firefighters who battled a grass fire at a Goshen farm Monday afternoon. Crews from Goshen and Pleasant Hill Fire Districts, along with South Lane Fire & Rescue and the Oregon Department of Forestry, responded to the emergency around 12:45 p.m., after someone reported … Continue reading »

Voters Reject Pleasant Hill Fire Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene will do without funding for its fire department, and so will Pleasant Hill after a bond measure failed 55 percent to 44 percent. This is the second fire bond residents voted down in the past two years, and some who voted ‘no’ blame poor planning. The bond measure would have gone … Continue reading »