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Renovate or Rebuild? Debate Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Another round of heated discussion, as the Eugene City Council continues to ponder the future of the City Hall. The council’s debating a rebuild or a renovation at the site. During a work session Monday night, the design team laid out the differences. It included a presentation on cost, energy efficiency an … Continue reading »

4J Seeks Appraisal Following Y Bid

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District calls for an appraisal following a bid from the YMCA to buy a piece of the school district’s property. The YMCA’s looking to lock in a new home at the location where the Roosevelt Middle School sits. The district will soon replace the aging building next next to … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Underway in Linn Co.

NEAR CORVALLIS, Ore. — A death investigation is underway in Linn County following the discovery of a body. The Linn County Major Crime Team says someone discovered the body in the vicinity of Truax Island east of Corvallis. It’s in the Willamette River Greenway off Riverside Drive north of Highway 34. Investigators responded just before … Continue reading »

Fire Chief Responds to Controversy

GOSHEN, Ore. — A fire chief surrounded in controversy is speaking out about the volunteers who are questioning his leadership. Several firefighters have quit the Goshen Rural Fire Protection District over the last few months because of a rift with Chief David Wolting. In letters submitted to the district, they’ve questioned Wolting’s leadership and what they say … Continue reading »

Volunteers Question Goshen Fire Chief

GOSHEN, Ore. — Turmoil continues to divide the Goshen Rural Fire Protection District, as volunteer firefighters question their chief. At a meeting Wednesday night, they talked about the possibility of bringing in mediators to look into the dispute. They never laid out specifics about the rift. However, officials have told KEZI they’ve had a number … Continue reading »

Concerns Boil Over at VA Town Hall

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Tense moments at a town hall meeting that addressed the VA system. An audit revealed wait times at the Roseburg VA were more than 60 days for new patients. About 50 people signed up to express their concerns. Some verbally attacked the director. Others talked about their experiences. “I sit and wait … Continue reading »

Wildfires Spark, Crews Ready for More

EUGENE, Ore. — A busy day for fire crews on Wednesday. Not one, but two brush fires flare up. Crews remained on the scene of a brush fire at Ken Nielson and Cantrell Roads Wednesday night which is just west of Eugene. They were out there several times throughout the day as the fire kept … Continue reading »

LCSO: Man Beat, Doused in Lighter Fluid

YACHATS, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say assaulted his roommate and then doused him in lighter fluid. Deputies say the alleged victim, Herbert Purol, told them this happened as he and Buddy Valentine were in their home on the 95-thousand block of Highway 101 in Yachats. Purol said … Continue reading »

Search for Man & 4 Kids Underway

EUGENE, Ore. — Police need help finding a man they say violated his restraining order by not returning his four children to their mother. EPD says the man, Torata Tanaka, may be taking the children out of country, maybe Canada or his native country of Japan. The oldest child is 10 years old. The other three children are … Continue reading »

School Bond Back on Springfield Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — For the second time in a year, voters will again have the opportunity to improve their schools. The Springfield School Board approved a measure Monday night that will put a $71 million bond on the November ballot. This year’s measure is about ten million more than voters turned down last fall. Part … Continue reading »

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