Oregon

Leaburg Dam construction

Pile drivers are part of the equipment being used to bolster the base of a concrete fish ladder at the Leaburg Dam.

LEABURG: A Eugene Water & Electric Board contractor mobilized equipment in late February to begin a project to reinforce the fish ladder on the south side of Leaburg Dam on the McKenzie River. The area beneath the structure’s concrete foundation has been scoured out and eroded since it was built in the late 1960s, requiring substantial reinforcement to prevent the ladder from tipping.

 

March 7: 6:43 PM: Burglary – 8600 block, Thurston Rd. Caller advises deceased’s family responded to location & took the patient’s purse, which included a set of keys to complainant’s house. The family has made entry several times to pick up deceased’s property without caller’s permission. The family has also taken several items that belong to caller. Citizen self report.

USFS Trapper timber saleThe Willamette National Forest will host a public meeting on the Revised Trapper Project at the Hilton Garden Inn in Springfield from 6 to 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 2nd.

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