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Christmas trees are big business in Oregon.
But is the weather impacting sales?
According to the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association, over 6 million pine trees were harvested in Oregon in 2013.
And while the frigid temperatures did slow down some industries, Christmas tree vendors in Lane County say they’ve seen a consistent stream of customers.
“We were worried before the storm, but it’s been pretty steady,” says Robert Ridings of Big’s Trees in West Eugene.
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With road conditions still troublesome, Sanipac says its garbage and recycling services will be suspended.
»Play Video It's packed snow on Highway 126 at Vida.
Scott Rohter says his town since has ankle-deep snow on the main road - Highway 126 - four days after the storm.
The Oregon Department of Transportation says crews have been plowing and sanding since the storm began, but low temperatures have left them unable to de-ice some of the snow pack still left on the highway.
Rohter questions ODOTS work on the McKenzie Highway, saying he's seen three plows drive through with their plows up in the air. Watch #LiveOnKMTR NewsSource 16 for more on this story
Staff clear snow from the walkways at Willamette High School in the Bethel School District
Friday's snowfall stuck around all weekend and claimed a second day of school on Monday. As evening approached Monday, many schools announced their plans for Tuesday.
Oregon TE Pharaoh Brown was suspended from the Alamo Bowl appearance for his involvement in Friday's snowball fight on the UO campus
Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown was suspended from the Duck's appearance in the Alamo Bowl for his involvement in a snowball fight Friday that targeted drivers on campus, the University of Oregon Athletic Department said.
»Play Video Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announces he's running for a historic fourth term as the state's governor Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Earl Boyles Elementary School.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced Monday morning that he will run for an historic fourth term.
A water main break affected City of Eugene offices on the fourth floor of the Eugene Library downtown on Monday.
Devon Michael Emra
A $5 drug deal turned into a trip to jail after a 21-year-old grabbed a pocketknife away from his 17-year-old would-be customer and robbed him Sunday afternoon, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
Devon Emra was jailed on charges of Robbery-1, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Coercion and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine.
According to the sheriff's office, Emra met the 17-year-old boy on Skipper Avenue in North Eugene. The two had arranged a drug deal by phone, the sheriff's office said.
Programs are canceled, but public places in Eugene are open to give people a place to warm up, the City of Eugene said.