Good morning, it’s Monday, April 14. Here are this morning’s headlines:
- Let’s hope for clear skies tonight for the total lunar eclipse that will start at 9:55 p.m. It will last for 73 minutes, the point of the greatest eclipse happening at 12:46 a.m.
- Oregon police are searching for suspects who dropped a cement block that hit a car on Interstate 5 near Eugene early Sunday morning.
- About 50 people marched to George Fox University Sunday to show their support for a transgender student challenging the university’s decision about his housing. The student, Jayce, was denied on-campus housing with males.
- The Ashland City Council will consider banning plastic bags. Businesses could provide paper bags, but they would need to contain 40 percent of recycled material.
- Officials in Oso are making plans to reopen Highway 530, which has been closed since the March 22 mudslide in Northwest Washington. A number of public meetings are scheduled.