SALEM — For four million Oregonians, staying home now could save a life.
DALLAS – Geologist and geology instructor Sheila Alfsen found all the evidence she needed to believe that the Pacific Northwest will experience a major earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone at a conference in Denver.
POLK COUNTY – State, county, city government agencies a three-state region along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will conduct the first major test of emergency plans in preparation for the predicted 9.0 Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.
A steady drizzle Thursday morning didn’t stop students and staff at Western Oregon University from participating in the biggest earthquake drill in the nation.
- OHA reports first COVID-19 death in Polk County
- Officers to help with prescriptions
- Dallas, Falls City declare emergencies
- CSD board to meet April 6, accepting advance comments
- Community responds to mask-making call
- ODJ Warns Oregonians of Potential COVID-19 Scams
- Dallas to adopt housing needs analysis on second try
- CSD preparing for Distance Learning for All
- Monmouth Dutch Bros. employee tests positive for COVID-19
- Eagle sells IO to Scott Olson
- Olsons committed to community journalism
- Gov. Brown works with medical advisories, extends bans on restaurants
- Cruise ship quarantine
- Polk Fire does distance outreach
- WOU eliminates 18 positions
- Independence brings fun to Fridays
- Public Agenda for April 8
- Cherriots provides temporary reduced service