Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Thousands Travel Through Eugene Airport — November 26, 2014
  2. Low Gas Prices Bring Holiday Traffic — November 26, 2014
  3. Groups Oppose Grand Jury Decision — November 25, 2014
  4. Conference Responds to Investigation — November 25, 2014
  5. Sexuality Conference Causes Concern — November 24, 2014

Most commented posts

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

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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 »

Last-Minute Voters Return Ballots

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Elections Office is expecting a lot of people to drop off their ballots in the next 24 hours. Traffic to the elections office was nonstop on Monday. So far, 45 percent of voters have cast their ballots in Lane County, and officials expect to get between 70 and 74 … Continue reading »

Reactions to the Death With Dignity Act

EUGENE, Ore. — Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state’s doctor-assisted suicide law took her own life this weekend. Maynard was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. After swallowing lethal drugs, she reportedly died peacefully in her home in the arms of her loved ones. So … Continue reading »

Three Cars Crash On Beltline On Ramp

EUGENE, Ore. –Oregon State Police are investigating a three-car crash that happened just after 4:00 Sunday afternoon. The Eugene-Springfield Police Department responded to the crash on the on-ramp to Beltline from Barger. Crews said one person was transported to the hospital with non- life-threatening injuries. Still no word on what caused the crash.

County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

COBURG, Ore. — The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg. With all the buildings leased and plans to build an Oregon State Police crime lab, Coburg North developers say there’ll be around … Continue reading »

ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT is on standby as these storms work their way through the area. The biggest concern is aerial flooding because of all the leaves on the road, but ODOT says crews are ready if there are any unexpected events like landslides or downed trees. “We keep an eye on all areas. The … Continue reading »

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