By Seena Sleem and News StaffPublished: Dec 21, 2014 at 11:49 AM PSTLast Updated: Dec 21, 2014 at 11:54 AM PST
A Eugene Library worker spotted a bug on a chair on the third floor and collected it.
Once the library was notified it was indeed a bed bug, Lavena Nohrenberg said library staff got rid of the chair and brought in pest control experts to inspect every chair throughout the library.
"We found a few chairs that had evidence of bed bugs that surrounded the initial chair," said Nohrenberg, the customer experience manager at the libary. "All of those chairs were removed, and as a precaution all of the areas surrounding the chairs were treated."
The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch. State geologists warned of increased potential for landslides. And Lane County officials urged residents along the Mohawk and Siuslaw rivers to stay on high alert for flooding.
Valley Emergency Communications Center dispatchers are problem solvers, and Thursday they proved it in a non-emergency situation when they pooled their cash to buy one of their regular callers an iPod.
On June 3, 2014, a storm featuring 50-80 mph winds and tennis ball-to-softball-size hail sandblasted a tiny town in eastern Nebraska, leaving homes in tatters. Lois Krohn was home when the ferocious storm hit and now more than six months after the storm, shares her story of being in the middle of Mother Nature's wrath.