Burglar Wakes Woman in Bed

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman woke up Friday morning to a burglar climbing into her bed and touching her. It happened at about 5:48 a.m. Friday at a home on Kinsrow Avenue. Police say the woman screamed and the suspect fled with some cash. Officers searched the area but were unable to find the … Continue reading »

OSU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Beaver Believers have a billion reasons to show their school spirit this weekend for homecoming: Oregon State University is celebrating its billion dollar campaign – a fundraising goal mark OSU met earlier this year. Across campus, colleges are showcasing their achievements thanks to the $1 billion fundraising dollars supporting research, scholarships, fellowships, … Continue reading »

Uber Controversy Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is telling the popular smart phone app Uber to hit the brakes and stop operating until the company meets a list of regulations, but the ride-sharing company says it’ll continue operating until rules change. The city says it will fine Uber drivers for operating in Eugene. But we … Continue reading »

Final Day of Hospital Workers Strike

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center workers were on strike for the third day Thursday. Workers picketed outside the hospital for their final day, hoping to come to some agreement with administration. They say they want management to acknowledge how valuable they are to the hospital, and these past three days have been a sacrifice. … Continue reading »

Bowen Murder Trial Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — After days spent trying to select a jury, opening statements began Thursday in the murder trial for a man accused of killing a former Cottage Grove woman. David Bowen is accused of murdering Tammy Borda last winter. Family and friends of Borda were in the courtroom as both sides presented their opening … Continue reading »

High School Holds Mock Election

EUGENE, Ore. — They aren’t even allowed to vote yet, but students at South Eugene High School are already diving into their civic duty. For the first time, the school held a mock election for the general election, so they aren’t expecting as big of a turnout. They’re voting on the races for governor, Senate … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Seek Stolen Items

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are asking for the public’s help to track down items stolen from homes around the University of Oregon campus that were then sold on Craigslist. Police believe the suspect, 21-year-old Kingsley Nkwonta is selling electronics, like laptops and iPads, after a string of burglaries that stretch back to April near … Continue reading »

15th St. Closed Temporarily in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There was a temporary closure Thursday at a busy Corvallis intersection near the Oregon State University campus. Crews blocked off 15th Street near Washington Way to install railroad crossing equipment. The re-alignment project widened the intersection and added crosswalks and bike lanes. Pedestrians say they now feel safer, while some drivers say … Continue reading »

Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the biggest issue on the November ballots in Oregon is Measure 91 and the vote to legalize recreational marijuana. We traveled Vancouver, Washington to hear how decriminalization has been handled there. We also spent time talking with city officials, law enforcement, and residents to hear how the community is handling … Continue reading »

Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

EUGENE, Ore.– The Lane County Public Health Department is launching a big campaign to raise immunization rates in Lane County; in particular, the flu vaccine. It wants to raise it from the current 38% for adults to 50%. Doctors say this ambitious goal couldn’t have come at a better time. They are predicting this flu … Continue reading »

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