Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Christmas Tree Sales Begin — November 24, 2014
  2. Families Prep for Thanksgiving — November 23, 2014
  3. Holiday Market Kicks Off — November 23, 2014
  4. Search Continues for Robbery Suspect — November 19, 2014
  5. Defending Against Assault — November 19, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Girl Accuses Store of Discrimination — 37 comments
  2. Armed Woman Stops Burglary — 28 comments
  3. Police Officer Shoots Dog — 26 comments
  4. Moms Rally for Gun Control — 26 comments
  5. Former SPD Chief’s Alleged Scandal — 13 comments

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Ice Causes Power Outages in Blodgett

BLODGETT, Ore. — The classrooms at Blodgett Elementary School sat empty Friday after a storm caused outages all around town. The school’s principal says they lost power around 10:30 a.m. Thursday and let kids out of class shortly after that. The school was left without any running water or heat, and conditions all around the … Continue reading »

DA Explains Marijuana Case Procedures

EUGENE, Ore. — Multnomah County is making changes to the way it deals with marijuana cases after the passage of Measure 91, but that’s not the case in Lane County. Even though Multnomah County is throwing out dozens of cases for possession and delivery of marijuana, Lane County District Attorney Alex Gardner says his office … Continue reading »

Marijuana Regulation in the Workplace

EUGENE, Ore. — Employers will still be able to drug test employees when recreational marijuana becomes legal in July 2015. The Cascade Employers Association is working to inform companies about their options when it comes to regulating employees’ marijuana use. The association says Measure 91 did not contain any restrictions for pot policies in the … Continue reading »

County Discusses Vehicle Fee Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — The cost of owning a car in Lane County could be on the rise. On Wednesday, the Lane County Board of Commissioners talked about adding a fee increase to the May ballot. The board discussed adding a $35 per car fee increase for drivers in Lane County. The money would then be … Continue reading »

Luper Cemetery Opens For Veterans Day

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the oldest cemeteries in the Willamette Valley opened its gates on this Veterans Day. There are more than 160 tombstones at Luper Cemetery. It was founded in the mid-1800s and is the burial site for some people who traveled to the area on the Oregon Trail. While the cemetery is … Continue reading »

Collaboration to End Vet Homelessness

EUGENE, Ore. —┬áHomelessness is a problem many veterans experience locally and across the country. But, a collaboration between Lane County and the cities of Eugene and Springfield is hoping to put fourth a housing first model, so no veteran has to live on the streets. Charles Platt is a local veteran who’s now managing a … Continue reading »

Duck Stop Market Fined $60,000

EUGENE, Ore. — A local market near the University of Oregon has been ordered to pay a woman tens of thousands of dollars after she says she was kicked out of the store for bringing in service animals. The Bureau of Labor Industries said the Duck Stop Market violated the civil rights of Springfield resident … Continue reading »

Town Mourns for Teens Killed in Crash

MAPLETON, Ore. — The small town of Mapleton is devastated by the news of a fatal crash that happened on Highway 126 Thursday morning. People living in Mapleton say it’s one of those towns where everyone knows each other, which is why the whole community is absolutely devastated by this crash. Students at Mapleton High … Continue reading »

Food For Lane County Gets $100k Grant

ELMIRA, Ore. — Food For Lane County is getting a big boost to help feed hungry families as we head into the holidays. It received a $100,000 anonymous donation for the Intentional Food Production Program, a partnership between local farms and Food For Lane County. Recipients say it will help provide 300,000 meals to people … Continue reading »

Medical Marijuana Shops on Measure 91

EUGENE, Ore. — It hasn’t even been 24 hours after voters approved marijuana in Oregon before local medical marijuana dispensaries prepared to expand their business. The latest numbers as of Wednesday night were 55 percent voted for legalization of marijuana and 45 percent voted against. People still need a medical marijuana card to get inside … Continue reading »

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