Sunday, January 14, 2007

Spanning the State--Winter SUX edition

Update 1:00 PM: Gordie from Rogue Pundit looked at the numbers and found that the AP reporter on Oregon having the sixth highest homeless population made a sloppy error. Oregon is 12th apparently, not sixth. Still not a stellar ranking, but better than reported.

FYI: I live in Oregon in part because of our generally temperate climate.

This week? Not so much on the temperate.

Thus I'm staying inside today to watch the Seahawks probably lose to the Bears.

Okay, enough whining. Let's Span the State!


A former Lake Oswego resident is under arrest on suspicion of 50 different crimes since early December. This guy had a real taste for BMWs, having allegedly stolen eight of them, all from private sellers who didn't think it was a good idea to accompany him on the test drive.

According to the Bend Source, the Deschutes County GOP leadership has undergone a coup d' etat by moderates within the party.

South Lane School District's Superintendent is among the top four in the nation.

Oregon has the sixth highest homeless population in the nation.

Somebody in the Sisters area has been topping the crowns of trees on public lands in what appears to be an effort to improve views for private homes.

Crook County is seeing a decline in crime.

A former Oregon justice is facing a possible 30 day suspension for breaking disciplinary rules.