Wells Tested Around Race Event

LEBANON, Ore. — Sprint jet boat races are likely coming back to Lebanon this weekend after the State Watermaster gave the event a preliminary green light – despite neighbors’ concerns about their wells drying up. The United States Sprint Boat Association is hosting the world championship event over Labor Day weekend, and says it will … Continue reading »

Free Well Testing in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — Approximately 77 percent of Benton County’s wells have not been tested – posing huge health concerns – according to the Benton County Environmental Health Department. The Oregon Health Authority has granted Benton County¬†funds¬†to conduct free well testing that will check for nitrate, arsenic, and coliform bacteria. Bill Emminger, the Environmental Health … Continue reading »