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County commissioners schedule 2  hearings on public safety

Lane County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on funding the county’s public safety structure.  Data from a recent public safety funding survey will be presented and community members will have an opportunity to give feedback.

Jan. 3: 3:33 AM: Suspicious Conditions – 44000 block, McK. Hwy. Female was pounding on complainant’s door – moaning & crying. She was gone when caller went to the door – checked the area & couldn’t see or hear anything else. Info taken.

By Finn J.D. John

Portland, Oregon grain shipsIn the mid-1890s, ship captains and sailors’ boardinghouse owners were like partners in crime — both busily and happily swindling sailors out of what little money they had and were owed.
But in the mid-1890s, something happened to upset this cozy arrangement: One particular “boarding master” — in one particular West Coast port city — figured out how to double-cross his co-conspirators, and suddenly the ship captains were left out in the cold.

 

Carrol Fountail celebrates 100th birthdayAn active life, rather than retirement, means Carrol Fountain is keeping busy tending to his cattle, orchards, grapes, and gardens.

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