Stacey Kafka

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Name: Stacey Kafka
Date registered: January 7, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Local Wine Grape Harvest Begins — September 22, 2014
  2. Marchers Push for Climate Change Action — September 21, 2014
  3. 90th Birthday Party — September 17, 2014
  4. H&M Recycles Unwanted Used Clothing — September 17, 2014
  5. Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant — September 16, 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. SLEEPS Protesters Expanding Campsites — 13 comments

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Security Breach Impacts Local Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A security breach impacting millions of people across the country could affect some hospital patients in Springfield. Community Health Systems said hackers stole patient names, social security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers. This affects McKenzie Willamette Medical Center patients who’ve received treatment in the last five years at the Heart Associations of … Continue reading »

Overnight Closures on Delta Highway

EUGENE, Ore. — A section of Delta Highway will be closed Tuesday night for bridge construction. Project developers with the city of Eugene said they have to shut down the highway to use cranes to install the support beams. They’re expanding the bridge to get ready for increased traffic flows once the Riverwalk Apartment complex … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Facing Kidnapping Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail Monday night, facing a lengthy list of charges including robbery and kidnapping. Police got the call just after 8:00 p.m. Sunday about a kidnapping in West Eugene. Police said Manuel Vasquez kidnapped a relative, held the person at a home, but the victim eventually escaped. EPD … Continue reading »

Preparing Kids for the School Year

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Just about two weeks until local kids head back to school and school districts are reminding parents to get their kids vaccinated and if new to school get an eye exam. Starting this year, any child under age seven, who’s starting school for the first time is required to get an eye … Continue reading »

Fans Line Up For Blake Shelton Concert

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Blake Shelton fans lined up hours before the gates at the Bimart Willamette Country Music Festival Sunday to try to get a close seat for Sunday’s show. Fans said they started lining up at around 10:00 a.m., two hours before the gates opened up. Some fans were solely there for Blake Shelton, … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Up Trash at the BMWCMF

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — While the Bimart Willamette Country Music Festival is about fun and music for many people, local schools said they use this as a major fundraiser for their districts. Becca and Joey Almasie volunteered hours of their time at this year’s festival. “We go around in trailers and sell ice to the campers … Continue reading »

Fans Enjoy Day 2 of BMWCMF

NEAR BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Thousands of people are in Brownsville this weekend for the Bimart Willamette Country Music Festival. These country music fans said the music so far has been great and they’re looking forward to the rest of the weekend. Hours before the concerts begin, country music fans like Keith and Kelli Strange flood … Continue reading »

Police Officer Shoots Dog

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Frustration and outrage are growing in Springfield after an officer critically injured a dog Tuesday night, but police say the shooting is justified. The owners say they didn’t have the $2,000 to pay for the bullet to be removed by vets and are now speaking out against the police department’s use of … Continue reading »

Event Connects Older Workers with Jobs

EUGENE, Ore. — The latest Oregon unemployment numbers are out, and they remain unchanged this month at 6.9 percent. And Tuesday, some older members of the workforce got some advice on how to get a job in this tough economy. Hundreds of people over the age of 50 learned how to improve their skillset in … Continue reading »

Sheriff’s Office Holding Job Open House

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire new deputies, and it is holding an open house August 12. The sheriff’s office will post at least 10 new jobs on its website Saturday. Sgt. Carrie Carver says anyone older than 21 who graduated from high school can apply, and you don’t … Continue reading »

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