Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Transient Man Faces Murder Charges — July 23, 2014
  2. Two Bodies Found After Creswell Fire — July 22, 2014
  3. Service Dog Complaint Heads to Court — July 22, 2014
  4. County Passes Sick Leave Ordinances — July 21, 2014
  5. Sick Leave Ordinance Up for Debate — July 20, 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. Former SPD Chief’s Alleged Scandal — 13 comments
  5. SLEEPS Protesters Expanding Campsites — 13 comments

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Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling

EUGENE, Ore. — Privately held companies with religious objections, like Hobby Lobby, cannot be forced to offer certain types of birth control coverage under President Obama’s health care law. In a 5-to-4 decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some for-profit corporations have religious rights. The high court considered appeals from the arts-and-crafts giant … Continue reading »

Eugene Stabbing Suspect Formally Charged

EUGENE, Ore. — A man was formally charged in the Lane County Jail court Monday afternoon for stabbing another man near the Saturday Market this weekend. Brian Frederick Ernest was arraigned on assault and unlawful use of a weapon charges. The Eugene Police Department says Ernest stabbed a man he didn’t know near the Free … Continue reading »

Hundreds Receive New Life Jackets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some unworn life jackets are getting used again, after this weekend’s life jacket exchange. Parents brought their kids and life jackets they’ve grown out of to Cabelas, where Search and Rescue volunteers helped find them a properly fitting life jacket. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team and volunteers are … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn Filled With Hay

NEAR EUGENE, Ore. — A barn just outside of Eugene is a total loss after a fire tore through the building Sunday afternoon. Crews are monitoring the fire to make sure the flames don’t spread to any neighboring structures. The Lane Fire Authority received a call about the fire just before 11:30 Sunday morning. When … Continue reading »

Community Members Tour Green Island

NEAR EUGENE, Ore. — Community members got the chance to explore Green Island Saturday afternoon. It’s the area near where the McKenzie and Willamette Rivers meet. The McKenzie River Trust put on the Living Rivers Celebration Saturday so people could take tours, climb trees, and learn more about the land this conservation group protects. “It’s … Continue reading »

Man Stabbed Near Saturday Market

EUGENE, Ore. — One man is in jail and another in a local hospital after a stabbing at a popular Saturday destination. The Eugene Police Department says just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday a man stabbed another man in the back multiple times. It happened on the sidewalk near the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, right … Continue reading »

Equipment Stolen From Dirty Dash Course

NEAR EUGENE, Ore. — Organizers of the Dirty Dash said the race will go on, even though someone stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from the race course. Runners shouldn’t notice a difference Saturday because most of the items taken are used behind the scenes. Saturday’s the last Dirty Dash at Mt. Pisgah, after … Continue reading »

Jury Finds Schley Guilty Of Sexual Abuse

EUGENE, Ore. —  A twelve person jury found former Willamette High School athletic trainer Timothy Schley guilty on three counts of sexual abuse in the second degree. Schley is charged with sexual abuse for having oral sex with a student athlete from Willamette High School who he allegedly had a relationship with for three months. … Continue reading »

Former Trainer’s Wife Testifies

EUGENE, Ore. — The trial is under way for the former Willamette High School athletic trainer accused of sexually abusing a student. It was an emotional day of testimony in the courtroom Wednesday as the state called Talya Schley, Timothy Schley’s wife, to the stand. She testified she came home from work early on Feb. … Continue reading »

Springfield Discusses Downtown Changes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield is proposing some changes to hopefully spark even more downtown development. Several new businesses have opened up in downtown Springfield over the last few years. And the city wants that trend to continue, which is why it wants to make sure all storefronts are safe and inviting to … Continue reading »

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