Oakridge City Manager Resigns

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The Oakridge city council Thursday night accepted the resignation of city manager Gordon Zimmerman.  His resignation is effective immediately. The vote to allow Zimmerman to resign followed one that called for him to be terminated with cause.  It was clear from the mood in city hall chambers that residents favored the man’s … Continue reading »

Oakridge Will Get $500,000 Loan to Avoid Financial Ruin

LANE COUNTY, Ore. —  It appears Oakridge will get the short-term bailout it needs to avoid bankruptcy. The Siuslaw Bank has agreed to loan Oakridge $500,000 and Lane County Commissioners, though hesitant, say they’ll do what’s needed on their end to make the deal work. The Siuslaw Bank will give Oakridge a tax-anticipation note of $500,00 to keep … Continue reading »