Starting at 9:29pm and reaching totality 11:41 pm. Viewing after 11:41 pm will be optimal. 12:18 am is when the moon will be the dimmest
A total lunar eclipse is when the entire moon is completely inside the Earth’s shadow. Since the sun’s rays are bent by Earth’s atmosphere so that some still reach the moon, the moon is still visible in an eclipse
Oregon Fish and Wildlife is holding several “Free Fishing Weekend” events around the state on June 6th & 7th. (more…)
Terry Wilmeth is the world land speed record holder on an ATV, set at 155.04 mph on June 16th, 2007. (more…)
Be sure to check out the photos that Treasure took this Saturday on Long Street here in Sweet Home at the “Welcome Back” celebration held for Larry & Ladona of Rogers Floral.
From Sweet Home Long Street Celebration for Rogers Floral
I’ve been waiting for just the right time to get this shot. This is at the intersection of Santiam Terrace Rd. and Highway 20. Each morning I see the sun rising over Mark’s Ridge just behind these trees and hoping that the morning fog will cooperate. This morning, the fog cooperated and the light layer of frost helped too!
From Local Photographs
This morning as I was driving up to the KFIR studio on Pleasant Valley Road in Sweet Home, I was treated to a beautiful sunrise. Take a look at this shot, just after the sun made it over the Cascades looking towards the southeast.
The Albany Democrat Herald is reporting that $10 million has been earmarked by Oregon’s governor for use in determining the details of a switch from a gas based tax system to a mileage based system. As this initiative calls for GPS hardware to be installed in vehicles, cooperation from vehicle manufacturers would be needed. This would likely mean that more states than Oregon alone would need to show support for changing to such a mileage based tax. The Democrat Herald has the full story
Lebanon mother Stefanie Stanley was giving her five month old baby Brayden Breshears a bath when she briefly left the bathroom to get a towel. Moments later she returned to find Brayden face down in the bathwater. Stefanie rushed her son to her neighbor, Karie Truelove, who saved Brayden’s life by quickly administering CPR.
The Albany Democrat Herald has the full story.