The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.32.
That's up 4 cents in a week but only a penny higher than a month ago. It's a nickel lower than the national average and 31 cents lower than a year ago in the state.
Some metro prices from Tuesday's AAA survey: Portland $3.30, Salem $3.27, Eugene-Springfield $3.37, and Medford-Ashland $3.37.
Services for former Alaska territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich will be held next week in Fairbanks.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Feb. 28, at Sacred Heart Cathedral.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/QU5Dq2) the Rosary and viewing will be the evening of Feb.Read More »
A 32-year old shooting suspect was arrested at the Minute Market on Highland Drive in Medford Sunday night. Curtis Lee Wiles faces charges of attempted murder, assault, recklessly endangering another person and possession of meth.
At 10:22 p.m., the Medford Police Department received a report from Rogue Regional Medical Center of a man being treated for a gunshot wound to the hip.Read More »
The city of Eugene is planning to establish a community court for certain low-level offenses. To help choose which offenses, they want the public's input.
The Eugene Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/1gNEnuN ) the community court would take some of the work from the city's municipal court.Read More »
Wind gusts have knocked down branches and caused power outages in coastal Oregon and the Willamette Valley, and forecasters say more is on the way.
The National Weather Service says gusts could approach 70 mph on beaches and 60 mph in north and central Oregon coastal communities on Monday. A high-wind warning remains in effect until late Tuesday.Read More »