Power Outage Affects More Than 12,000

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A broken insulator caused a power outage that left more than 12,000 people in the dark Monday morning. The piece fell around 6:20 a.m. and took some wires with it. Crews spent several hours repairing the damage near the 400 block of Buchannon. They shut off all of the lines connected to … Continue reading »

Crews Deal with Thousands of Outages

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Nearly 8,000 Lane County residents lost power in the past 24 hours. Those outages meant waking up in a cold home, no water for a shower, or maybe no alarm to get up at all. When a tree at 15th and Main Street fell Sunday night, it took out two circuits. … Continue reading »

Update: Corvallis Power Outage

CORVALLIS, Ore. —¬† Nearly 6,000 customers are still without power in northwest Corvallis. The power outage started Tuesday around 10:44 a.m. and initially cause 10,864 customers to lose power from 9th Street to 43rd Street. Streetlights were reported out along West 11th Street, 23rd Street, Garfield Road and Harrison Road. The outage is affecting both … Continue reading »

Tree Knocks Out Power in North Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A tree knocked out the power to nearly 200 homes in north Eugene. EWEB is on the scene trying to repair the damaged power lines. The tree fell just after 4:30 p.m., taking out a power line near the intersection of River Loop 1 and River Road. The outage affects about 185 … Continue reading »

Power Outage Strikes Southwest Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB reports 1,100 southwest Eugene residents lost power Saturday afternoon. EWEB managers say it’s a result of a failure of relay switches and other equipment along W. 28th Avenue that started at 1:30 p.m. At 8:15 p.m., 172 customers were still without electricity. Power is expected to be fully restored by midnight.

Power Line and Pole Down in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A truck knocked over a power pole and line in Springfield Friday afternoon at the corner of 30th and Main Street, causing a widespread outage,¬†Springfield Utility Board said. Crews have blocked one westbound lane of Main Street. That lane will remain closed until the area is cleaned up. Some nearby businesses say … Continue reading »

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