Good morning, it’s Thursday, Oct. 30. Here are this morning’s headlines:
- A student allegedly threatened a shooting at North Salem High School. It was supposedly planned for today. The school removed the student from campus pending a “threat assessment,” according to a statement released by Principal Cynthia Richardson.
- Eugene officials have ordered rideshare service Uber to stop operating in the city because drivers don’t have taxi licenses.
- The map of lands the Oregon Department of Forestry protects from wildfire in Deschutes County is outdated, so an appointed committee is expected to compile a new one.
- Salem will allow medical marijuana dispensaries in city limits, now that the city council has agreed on licensing fees. Lakeview, Oregon, is close to establishing medical marijuana laws to allow dispensaries in city limits.
- Four hikers are safe after getting lost for hours on Larch Mountain in the Columbia Gorge.
- A U.S. Postal Service employee in Medford went beyond the call of duty when he chased suspected criminals who had allegedly cashed fraudulent money orders in post offices off Interstate 5.