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Emergency Management Offers Flood Tips

EUGENE, Ore. — While officials are preparing roads, they’re also asking residents to prepare themselves in case of an emergency. Lane County Emergency Management says if flooding happens, it’s best to move fast. Being aware of what’s happening on your property can help you avoid getting stuck, should water levels get too high. “We really … Continue reading »

Residents Prepare for Flooding

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Rising rivers are causing concerns for people living along the Mohawk and Siuslaw Rivers. These residents are asked to take caution Saturday night as heavy rain moves through the valley. Although they’re not concerned about water levels getting high enough to flood like it has in previous years, residents say they always … Continue reading »

Public Works Crews Prepare for Storm

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — City public works crews are on standby this weekend ready to respond to reports of flooding. Eugene Public Works says while it’s definitely rainy outside, there aren’t any major problems out on the roadways yet. Crews in Springfield say they haven’t received any reports of major localized flooding in their area either. … Continue reading »

Residents React to Cuba Announcement

EUGENE, Ore. — A new era in relations between the United States and the community country of Cuba has begun. The move comes after both nations had an exchange of prisoners, including an American who had been held for five years. Local residents who have ties to Cuba say they think this move will help … Continue reading »

Eugene House Displays Peanuts Charaters

EUGENE, Ore. — Charlie Brown and his friends have shown up in a Eugene yard for the 30th year in a row. The wooden cutouts are a popular attraction at the home on Friendly Street near 22nd Avenue. Marv Glover and his daughter made the cutouts when she was in the second grade. Thirty years … Continue reading »

Vehicle Fee Moves Forward

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County residents are one step closer to voting on a vehicle fee in May. The Board of Commissioners voted to move the ballot measure forward. Staff will now write up ballot language and have a first reading of the measure on January 6th. The proposed vehicle fee would be $35 dollars … Continue reading »

Commission Passes Public Safety Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Board of Commissioners passed the ten year public safety plan Tuesday afternoon by a unanimous vote. Before voting, Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner and District Attorney Alex Gardner outlined the need for public safety funding. The first phase of the ten year plan focuses on funding the parts of … Continue reading »

Lane County Board Regulates E-Cigarettes

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is tightening regulations on e-cigarette sales to keep them out of the hands of children. The Lane County Board of Commissioners heard testimony from dozens of community members Tuesday morning, urging them to take action quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and by a narrow margin, after hours of discussion, the board … Continue reading »

Electrical Problem Causes Apartment Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says an electrical issue is to blame for a fire that destroyed four apartment units on South Willamette Street. Firefighters say an electrical malfunction in the ceiling of the second story unit started the fire. Two firefighters were hurt battling the fire. They were both released from the … Continue reading »

Package Thief Hits Santa Clara Area

EUGENE, Ore. — Some people in the Santa Clara area ordering gifts online aren’t receiving them. Someone is driving around neighborhoods taking them off their porches. Police say a person in a light colored pick-up truck is canvassing the neighborhood and stealing multiple packages off of people’s front porches when they’re not home. One neighbor … Continue reading »

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