Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Students Volunteer in Local Parks — January 31, 2015
  2. Free Eye Clinic — January 31, 2015
  3. Volunteers Hand Out Free Smoke Detectors — January 31, 2015
  4. Home Show Draws Record Crowds — January 25, 2015
  5. Truffle Festival Draws Thousands — January 25, 2015

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. SLEEPS Protesters Expanding Campsites — 13 comments

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Eugene Names Bold Steps Award Finalists

EUGENE, Ore. — Three Eugene-based companies are now finalists for the city’s Bold Steps Award. The finalists include Cafe Yumm, Essex Construction, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. The city says Cafe Yumm is a finalist because all of its restaurants are built to LEED standards, and one location has a solar-powered electric vehicle charging station. Essex … Continue reading »

Staying Warm on the Job

EUGENE, Ore. — People who work outside say they’re getting creative with ways to stay warm during this cold weather. At the Dutch Bros. stand on Coburg Road, employees say they’re constantly going outside to take orders, and it’s not much warmer in the little coffee stand. But during this cold weather, hand warmers and … Continue reading »

LCSO Donates Clothes to Warming Centers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is giving the Egan Warming Centers some of its surplus clothing. On Tuesday morning, employees dropped off more than 70 pairs of fleece pants, a few warm jackets and a pair of boots. All of the clothing came from military surplus that the county hasn’t used, so … Continue reading »

ATM Fire Suspect Arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police made an arrest in the ATM fire that happened Monday morning. Jeremy Kenneth Shorter, 33, is in the Lane County Jail, accused of torching the ATM outside of the Northwest Community Credit Union on Gateway Street. Investigators say he left some accelerants at the scene. Shorter also faces four counts … Continue reading »

Springfield Attack Suspect Charged

EUGENE, Ore. — The man accused of attacking a woman outside a Springfield convenience store last week appeared in court Monday. Justin Brink is now formally charged with robbery and assault. The Lane County District Attorney’s Office says Brink also violated his probation for an unrelated case. He’s currently on probation for assaulting a police … Continue reading »

Kidnapping Suspect Charged

EUGENE, Ore. — A Dexter man was formally charged on seven counts Monday after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase this weekend. William Mann is charged with two counts of kidnapping, unauthorized use of a vehicle, felony fleeing, reckless driving, and two charges of reckless endangerment. Saturday afternoon, police say Mann led them on … Continue reading »

Oregon Minimum Wage Increases in 2015

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene residents say they’re excited for Oregon’s minimum wage to increase later this week. The state’s minimum wage will rise 15 cents from $9.10 an hour to $9.25 an hour on Thursday. It’s all because of annual adjustments required by state law. Residents say they hope this increase will help boost the … Continue reading »

Prepare Pipes for Freezing Temperatures

EUGENE, Ore. — Plumbers locally are offering advice to help you avoid costly repairs as temperatures drop this week. One local plumbing company says covering outside vents to keep cold air out will prevent pipes from freezing. They also say leaving a faucet dripping in a bathroom you don’t use can help prevent those pipes … Continue reading »

Residents Speak About Marcola Manhunt

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is behind bars tonight, accused of leading police on a high speed chase, then on a foot pursuit. William Mann of Dexter is in the Lane County Jail facing multiple charges, possession of a stolen car, eluding and kidnapping. Police say an officer tried to pull Mann over near 30th … Continue reading »

Suspect Arrested in Springfield Chase

UPDATE: Police say they arrested 39-year-old William Carl Mann this afternoon near the Springfield Country Club. Mann is in the Lane County Jail on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle, eluding, reckless driving and kidnapping. SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man, possibly armed, in … Continue reading »

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