KBND Logo

 

On Air Now

George Noorey
ON AIR NOW
George Noorey
12:00am - 5:00am
Contact

Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Local News


Some Awbrey Butte residents are not happy about plans to extend a road on the Central Oregon Community College Campus. The City approved the extension, but members of the Awbrey Butte Neighborhood Association have concerns about noise and aesthetics. Tim Coe is a property owner and currently lives in Ohio, but plans to build when he retires here: “I’m a scientist and my first questions is have they studied the need for the road and looked at alternatives and why devalue the neighborhood when a road of questionable value could be placed somewhere else.” COCC hold a public hearing for neighbors, though they didn't have to. COCC V.P. of Administration, Matt McCoy says they are taking steps to accommodate neighbors, there’s a 100 foot landscape buffer between residential property. It’s 100 feet onto the college, so you can't build within one foot from the existing private property line. Homeowners are still deciding whether to appeal to the state's land use board of appeals.

 

 

Share

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services