‘Abnormal Market Disruption’ declared as state tries to quash reported winter storm price gouging

The Gales Creek Valley on Saturday, February 13. Photo: Chas Hundley As hundreds of thousands of Oregonians grapple with extended power losses throughout the Willamette Valley, some have had no choice but to find lodging at hotels with electricity to survive cold temperatures. But some lodging businesses have been reported[Read More…]

Flood watch issued for weekend

Clouds form over the Gales Creek Valley at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley With heavy rain in the forecast, a flood watch has been issued by the Portland branch of the National Weather Service for this weekend, beginning Saturday at 4 p.m. through Sunday[Read More…]

‘Freeze Warning’ in place beginning 1 a.m. as temperatures drop

Icicles. Photo: Chas Hundley Temperatures will plummet Sunday night, prompting a ‘Freeze Warning’ from the Portland National Weather Service beginning 1 a.m. through 10 a.m. Monday morning. The warning is widespread throughout western Oregon and Washington, with temperatures in the region forecast to drop as low as 22 degrees overnight. [Read More…]

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