Hy-Sign employee, Caroll Wood of Coos Bay stands guard at the damaged John B. Yeon Bridge in Harrisburg. She has been stopping pedestrians and bicycles. Starting Monday people will be allowed to cross from 6:15 to 6:45 a.m. and 5 to 5:30 p.m. daily.
West Albany's Betsy Verhoeven, left, and Virginia Weeks slip the course prior to their afternoon run. Slipping their course gives them the opportunity to inspect the course while smoothing out the bumps and ruts.
Scio superintendent Jim Thomas wants legislatures to do two things: provide a full accounting of how much money the state has spent on the school reform act and then allow school districts to option whether or not they want it.
Congressman Peter Defazio checks out the difference in power from a 25 watt compact florescent bulb and a 75 watt incandescent lamp at a display booth outside the council chamber. Both lamps appeared to have the same amount of brightness. The display put on by the Community Service Consortium included a working meter to illustrate the point.
Third grade teacher Aelfric Wolf dressed in armor which he made himself address the students at Waverly Elementary before a soccer ball was launched across the the play ground by a catapult Wednesday afternoon.
Jared Wheeler, 11, left and pal Joseph Hunt,9, enjoy a soda and beef jerky in a seven foot Livingston fiberglass boat at the 2001 Mid-Willammette Valley Sportsman Boat & RV Show Saturday morning. The pair along with Joseph's father, Bob, drove down from Salem to see the many exhibits at the Linn County Fairgrounds and Expo center.
Taylor Plagmann, 7, pauses during her 20-lap stint at the annual Albany Public Schools Foundation Swim-a-Lap fundraiser Saturday morning. Taylor was a second grade student at Periwinkle Elementary School.