KEZI Boat and Sportsmen’s Show Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — If you don’t want to head outside for the weather, then a weekend of adventure is waiting for you inside the Lane Events Center. The KEZI Eugene Boat and Sportsmen’s show kicked off Friday. Organizers say there are many exciting things to check out, including a live falconry show, as well as … Continue reading »

Junction Police Chief Heads Back to Work

Junction City, Ore. – The Junction City police chief is going back to work six months after he was put on paid administrative leave because of serious complaints against him. Chief Mark Chase has been on non-disciplinary, paid leave since July. The city administrator says the leave was meant to protect the integrity of the … Continue reading »

Safety Concerns on Highway 99

EUGENE, Ore. — Heightened concerns over the safety of Highway 99 after a crash killed two people Thursday. ODOT says the crash record on Highway 99 between Eugene and Junction City is worrisome. In the past five and a half years, there have been 205 crashes–that’s about three crashes a month or one crash every … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

EUGENE, Ore. — There are a number of people who go hungry every day in our community, but it would seem some people are trying to stop that problem. A local restaurant owner is doing her part to help those down on their luck. She caught our eye and is this week’s difference maker. Don … Continue reading »

Hartwick’s Kitchen Store Closing

EUGENE, Ore. — A specialty kitchen store in downtown Eugene is closing its doors. After eight years in business, Hartwick’s is closing its store in the 5th Street Public Market. Over the years, Hartwick’s says it’s had strong sales, a devoted following, and a successful run of cooking classes. The store will start a liquidation … Continue reading »

Bill Would Require Bike Registration

EUGENE, Ore. — You could soon need a license to ride. A new Senate bill would require adults in Oregon to register their bikes and pay an annual fee. Ted Campbell came up with the idea for Senate Bill 177. He says his main goal is accountability. The bill would require anyone over 18 years … Continue reading »

Strebendt Requests Change of Venue

EUGENE, Ore. — The man charged with murdering a driver during a road rage incident last year wants his trial moved out of Lane County. Lawyers for Gerald Strebendt filed a “change of venue” motion, citing prejudice, meaning they don’t think their client would get a fair trial in Lane County. Strebendt is accused of … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Investigates Stabbing

EUGENE, Ore. — An employee at a Eugene adult foster care home is recovering after being stabbed by a patient. EPD says a 33-year-old female patient at a home on Waverly Street stabbed a 21-year-old employee. That employee suffered non-life threatening injuries and chose to take herself to the hospital. The suspect was transported for … Continue reading »

Samaritan Bio-preparedness Training

LEBANON, Ore. — There is a demand for Ebola preparedness training in the Willamette Valley, and this week, some PeaceHealth employees were able to learn from experts at Samaritan Health Services. The Oregon Health Authority named Samaritan Health Services as one of the facilities in the state to receive and treat patients who may have … Continue reading »

Former OSU Student Cited for Porn Video

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Within several days, a 17-minute pornographic video that police say was filmed in the Valley Library at Oregon State University had 262,000 online views. On Tuesday, Oregon State Police arrested a former OSU student who they say filmed the video of herself in public, and cited her with a charge of public … Continue reading »

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