Broom and Doom in the South Hills

by Don Metheny, Southeast Neighbors CERT Lead Scotch Broom is an invasive woody plant spreading throughout the South Hills of Eugene.  As if the pollen were not bad enough, the plant is a wildfire hazard.  As the plant matures, the inside branches die and become a perfect tender to fuel fast moving fires.  I can…

Lane County ALERT ME!

No land line? Lane County is able to send you emergency alerts via text message, email, pager, or voice call (in extreme cases), based on your preferences. It is important that we collect this contact information because many households no longer utilize traditional land-based telephone lines. This service, powered by AlertSense,  allows fire, police and…

Public Safety Warning: Suspect at Large

Latest update:  http://registerguard.com/rg/news/local/35549315-75/man-involved-in-motorcycle-chase-still-on-the-run-sheriffs-office-says.html @Duante1 @Evan_Baron @LaneSheriffOR @EugenePolice @UOPolice @ORStatePolice Suspect remains at large after fleeing on foot, escaping capture, per @LaneSheriffOR https://t.co/Cqp02AG2mw — KVAL News (@KVALnews) May 4, 2017 Caution tape is being removed and the streets near Fox Hollow and E Amazon are open again @KEZI9 — Amber Wilmarth (@amberwilmarth) May 4, 2017 For…

ALERT: Rash of Occupied Burglaries through Unlocked Doors

EPD News Flash EPD Crime Prevention has noted another rash of reported burglaries through unlocked doors, with the victims asleep inside during the crimes. These burglaries happened on April 7 between 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off E. 19th Avenue between Harris Street and Emerald Street. Each burglary had the same M.O.: the entry was…

CANCELLED Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise

Zombie Apocalypse – Nationwide Community / Neighborhood Exercise: The objective of each exercise is for participants, working as part of their organization’s team, to enhance their emergency management knowledge while strengthening their disaster preparedness and response capabilities. When: Saturday, April 29, 10am to 12pm Where: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St, Eugene, OR 97405 Zombie…