Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. County Commissioners Tour Coburg North — October 22, 2014
  2. ODOT Prepares for Local Storms — October 22, 2014
  3. UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather — October 21, 2014
  4. EMU Renovation On Schedule, On Budget — October 21, 2014
  5. Gas Prices Near $3 Per Gallon — October 20, 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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World’s Shortest Bike Race

EUGENE, Ore. — Cyclists raced head to head Sunday in downtown Eugene, but this wasn’t your typical bike race. Falling Sky Brewery is calling it the world’s shortest bike race. Around 100 cyclists raced in multiple heats, the distance only 13.1 feet. Kids and adults, on all sorts of bikes including unicycles peddled quickly on … Continue reading »

Problem Gamblers Awareness Day

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is spreading the word about gambling addiction across the state. It’s something she does every year around this time. Monday is the 19th time Ronda Hatefi will put on an annual event called Problem Gambler’s Awareness Day. Hateffi is the founder of Oregonians for Gamblers Awareness, a non-profit she … Continue reading »

Students Move into UO Dorms

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon campus was bustling with activity Thursday, as the newest Ducks moved into the dorms. It was all part of unpack the quack. Thousands of new students hauled in boxes packed with clothes, bedding, fridges, TVs and more. Student volunteers and school staff were there to help students move … Continue reading »

Council Votes to Knock Down City Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council is one step closer to finalizing plans for rebuilding city hall. The council decided Wednesday that it will knock down city hall to build a new city hall on the same piece of land. The council voted on four different questions, all solidifying the plan the council already … Continue reading »

Local Philanthropist Aaron Jones Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — The community is mourning the loss of Aaron Jones, who founded Seneca Mills more than 50 years ago. He died at the age of 92. During his life he not only spent time and money re-shaping the timber industry, but also giving back to the community. Jones donated millions of dollars to … Continue reading »

Local Wine Grape Harvest Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Local wineries are expecting a great year ahead, as workers begin harvesting this year’s grapes. Sarver Winery says the hot summer weather produced a great crop this year. During Monday’s overcast morning, workers at Sarver Winery at Elhanan Vineyard were busy removing muscat grapes from the vine. This year, these grapes, along … Continue reading »

Marchers Push for Climate Change Action

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene was just one city participating in a worldwide call to action, pushing to combat climate change. Hundreds of people packed into the Free Speech Plaza Sunday to raise awareness about climate change. “We need to work to stabilize the climate to a level that we can mitigate some of the worst … Continue reading »

90th Birthday Party

EUGENE, Ore. –A special surprise for a Eugene woman who’s spent decades helping others. Martha Tippetts isn’t your average 90-year-old, between her presidency at the Willamette Oaks Residence Association and the Caregivers Support Group she runs, she goes above and beyond to help others. Her support group put together a party, full of surprises Wednesday. … Continue reading »

H&M Recycles Unwanted Used Clothing

EUGENE, Ore. — Shoppers in Eugene now have a new place to get rid of their unwanted used clothing. H&M, which opened last week in Valley River Center, has a worldwide recycling program. The retailer says customers can bring in any unwanted clothing regardless of the condition. It uses the recycled garments to make some … Continue reading »

Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

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