From Gordon Zimmerman, city administrator
Here is the news from around the City:
Police Services: With the nice weather finally arriving coupled with the economic downturn continuing, it seems that assaults seem to be more prevalent. Please be...
A tanker truck hauling thousands of gallons of human waste crashed off a bridge, starting portions of the truck on fire, dumping sewage in a field, spilling diesel fuel into a creek that feeds into the city's water supply, and sparking fears of a possible gas leak.
Wildland firefighters face a lot of dangers, but would you guess poison oak is near the top of the list? Ask a firefighter on the Williams Creek Fire and they'll tell you it's a fact of life on the fire lines.
Although firefighters are making progress battling the Williams Creek fire near Roseburg, they are running into a new danger, poison oak. Medical team manager Deborrah Reth said the plant has sickened about 30 people a day last week, sending some...
Mandatory evacuations were expanded Tuesday near the Williams Creek Fire, which is burning near Glide, Ore. Residents have to leave five homes in the Moore Hill area, west of the fire along Highway 138.