State Hospital Holds Job Workshop

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Potential employees for the new Oregon State Hospital in Junction City are attending a job workshop Wednesday. The workshop is preparing them for the application and interview process. The hospital is set to open in 2015 and is looking for fill 193 positions this year. “There’s was so much uncertainty before … Continue reading »

See Iconic Budweiser Horses

EUGENE, Ore. — The iconic Budweiser horses are here. The Clydesdale horses you see in the commercials will be appearing at multiple events to celebrate the 81st anniversary of Anheuser-Busch. The horses were originally used to deliver beer after prohibition. Now three teams travel the country showcasing the horses. It takes five hours to prep … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Trailer and Motor Home

LEBANON, Ore. – Lebanon firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the base of Peterson Butte Tuesday. Firefighters say around 3 p.m. they responded to 35930 Polly Farm Ln. to a field fire that was approximately 1/3 acre in size. The fire spread to a motor home, camp trailer, and utility trailer … Continue reading »

4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other teammates. They were found in … Continue reading »

Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The first case of rabies so far this year in Lane County has been confirmed. Lane County Public Health says a fox found near a residence in Junction City tested positive for rabies. It is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Oregon this year. The fox was brought … Continue reading »

Springfield Library Adds Hours

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Good news for book lovers in Springfield–the city’s library is leaving its doors open longer. City leaders announced Tuesday they’ll add four hours to the library’s schedule each week. Instead of opening at noon on Fridays and Saturdays, it’ll open at 10 a.m. Leaders say hundreds of people responded to a survey … Continue reading »

Benton County Fair to Unveil Quilt

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Fair kicks off Wednesday, and organizers have been busy making sure they’re good to go. It’s the 101st annual fair, and this year they’re celebrating with a community quilt. Last year members of the community started making quilt blocks to commemorate the first century of the fair. The entire … Continue reading »

Businesses React to Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — Some businesses in Eugene say they’re ready to make adjustments, now that the city has passed a controversial sick leave ordinance. Monday night’s vote comes after months of talks and comments from a divided community. The ordinance requires employers to provide workers with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 … Continue reading »

Springfield Simpsons Mural Artist Chosen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A former Duck will be taking the lead on a Simpsons mural coming to Springfield. The mural will be painted on the side of the Emerald Art Center at the corner of Fifth and Main streets. Coordinators chose the spot because of Springfield’s close ties to The Simpsons. They say they reviewed … Continue reading »

Man Arrested at Creswell Motel

CRESWELL, Ore. — A man barricaded himself in a room and threatened guests at a Creswell motel Monday night, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said. William Cameron was arrested by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at Super 8 Motel in Creswell. He had barricaded himself in a hotel room after destroying hotel property and threatening he … Continue reading »

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