Woman Missing near Blue River

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Police are looking for a missing woman who was last seen near┬áCougar Dam. Lane County sheriff’s deputies responded to a missing persons call at Road 19 Saturday night around 9 p.m. They say 28-year-old Megan Elizabeth Ryan went to Cougar Dam late Saturday night with friends when she went missing. Deputies … Continue reading »

EPD Arrests New York Fugitive

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail, thousands of miles from where he’s accused of committing a crime. The Eugene Police Department says it arrested a fugitive Sunday night, accused of multiple dangerous crimes in New York, after getting an anonymous tip. Four years ago, police say Jahson Marryshow robbed a Bank of … Continue reading »

Police Identify Teen Rape Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Police released new information Monday about a frightening attack on Saturday evening. A teenager is accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium. Investigators say a 39-year-old woman was walking down the sidewalk, near MLK Jr. Boulevard and Scout Access Way when 17-year-old, Jaime Tinoco, allegedly dragged her into the … Continue reading »

Chuck E. Cheese Closes in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — You’ll have to head to Salem if you want to take the kids to Chuck E. Cheese. The arcade at the Gateway Mall in Springfield shut its doors this weekend. The signs were taken down from outside the mall Monday afternoon, and employees were removing the equipment from the arcade. Our calls … Continue reading »

Heat Hustles Harvest

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — This hot weather is having an impact on area farms and their produce production. It’s mid September and with temperatures still in the 90s, the fruits and vegetables in the area are feeling the heat. We’ve broken the record in Eugene for the number of days at or above 90 degrees … Continue reading »

Q Fever in Linn and Benton Counties

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There have already been four confirmed cases of Q Fever in Benton and Linn Counties this year, but public health officials say there is not a threat that residents should be concerned about. Officials say Q Fever usually spreads from goats, cattle, or sheep. They can pass it to humans through bodily … Continue reading »

Blue Green Algae Found in Tenmile Lakes

REEDSPORT, Ore. — The state has issued a health advisory for anyone planning to head to Tenmile Lakes near Reedsport. The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory after high levels of blue green algae were found in the water. Health officials say the toxins can be harmful to humans and animals. Contact with the … Continue reading »

Oats Harvested for Food For Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — An unexpected partnership is helping solve the hunger problem in Lane County. On Monday, farmers harvested 25,000 pounds of oats to be given to Food For Lane County. The oats were planted in spring on 45 acres south of the Department of Corrections. The mental health facility signed a contract with FFLC … Continue reading »

4J Supporters Ask for Levy Renewal

EUGENE, Ore. — In less than two months, voters in Eugene will be asked to renew a five-year local option levy for the 4J School District. The kickoff was held at Sheldon High School. It’s just one of the many schools in the district that would benefit if this measure passes. Supporters say ballot Measure … Continue reading »

Students Line Up for Football Tickets

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State Beavers take on San Diego State this weekend at home, and students lined up Monday morning to get their free football game tickets. At 9 a.m., the ticket office opened. Six-thousand tickets are reserved for students. The system is different from the University of Oregon, where students get their … Continue reading »

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