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Dozens Compete in Pinball Tournament

EUGENE, Ore. — Pinball professionals playing for points at a Eugene arcade. Organizers at Blairally Arcade are expecting around 30 to 50 pinball players to square off. The tournament is open to anyone, so professionals are playing right alongside amateurs. ¬†Organizers say the event draws people from all over Oregon and beyond. “I would say … Continue reading »

Eugene Hearing & Speech Center Closes

EUGENE, Ore. — An unexpected closure is catching the Eugene community off guard. The Eugene Hearing and Speech Center shut its doors Friday and laid off more than a dozen employees. Executive Director John Baumann says the center’s had some financial trouble for quite a while, but just in the last few weeks found out … Continue reading »

Father Discusses Son’s Struggles

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Ron Spooner says a very private struggle his family has been dealing with for years became very public Tuesday morning when his son got in an altercation, drove erratically down the highway ramming cars, and led troopers on a pursuit. Spooner says his son Ryan was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when … Continue reading »

Willamette High Science Wing Demolition

EUGENE, Ore. — The final walls of the old Willamette High School science wing are coming down. This is the second phase of the construction project. The district built the new science wing before demolishing this part of the building, so they didn’t have to rent temporary classrooms. “This is part of the bond measure … Continue reading »

1,000 Students Get Meningitis Vaccine

EUGENE, Ore. — A long line of students waited at the clinic set up at Matthew Knight Arena Tuesday to get their meningitis vaccine. The University is recommending every undergraduate student, regardless of age get the vaccine. So far around 1,000 students received the vaccine. For those without insurance, the vaccination will cost around $170, … Continue reading »

UO Starts Vaccination Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is starting a campaign to encourage students and staff to get the vaccine that prevents bacterial meningitis. Monday student leaders posed for pictures for the “Get the Vax” campaign. Next week, they’re starting a mass vaccination clinic on campus, but for students who want to get the vaccine … Continue reading »

Dog Neglect & Theft Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of local animal lovers say they saved a dog Friday after a friend saw the animal emaciated in the backyard of a home. Gail Kiefer says when she got the call about the dog, now called Hope, she went to the house near the intersection of Bertelsen and Elmira, called … Continue reading »

Temporary Mural Going Up At The Cannery

EUGENE, Ore. — A new temporary mural will be going up on the side of the Cannery in downtown Eugene. Restaurant owners and a local artist designed a set of panels where artists will be able to hang their large paintings. They’ll display each mural for a few months before replacing it with another artists’ … Continue reading »

Dozens Watch Oscars At Bijou Arts Cinema

EUGENE, Ore. — The Bijou Theater came alive Sunday night as more than fifty people filled into the arts cinema to watch the Oscars. The Bijou rolled out the red carpet and attendees arrived in their best dress. Many gowns and a few suits and ties for the annual watch party. All the money from … Continue reading »

UO Team Pays Tribute to Lauren Jones

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team paid tribute to Lauren Jones Saturday night, their teammate who died of a bacterial infection. The home opener meet Saturday began with a moment of silence. The entire team wore warm up t-shirts with Jones’ number on the back. One teammate also wore Lauren’s … Continue reading »

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