UO Holds Sex Assault Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — Students, employees, and community members attended a forum at The Ford Alumni Center on the University of Oregon campus, to discuss sexual assaults on campus. Interim President Scott Coltrane says this is a culmination of all recommendations that have been made throughout the last year on how to prevent sexual assaults and … Continue reading »

Dry Winter Leads to Early Allergy Season

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been a dry winter in the Willamette Valley, which means allergy season is coming early this year. According to the Oregon Allergy Associates’ tree pollen count, the level Monday is high. Doctors say they aren’t surprised people are already dealing with symptoms. One woman says she has a child who deals … Continue reading »

Read Across America

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thousands of schools and libraries all over the country are celebrating Monday by reading books. It’s part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America campaign, which falls on Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Monday students from Springfield High School spent the day reading at five different schools, hoping to inspire younger kids to … Continue reading »

Dog Quarantined After Attack in Veneta

VENETA, Ore. — The city of Veneta says a pitbull involved in an attack Friday is currently quarantined in its home for the next ten days. The city says it issued citations to the owner, for dog at large and for an unlicensed dog. Sheri Ascariz says she was walking her dog, Hachi, in the … Continue reading »

UO Works to Vaccinate Students

EUGENE, Ore. — A mass effort is underway on the University of Oregon campus to get 22,000 students vaccinated by the end of the week. The UO has a long way to go if they want to hit that goal.  About 400 students came in to get the shot Monday. That brings the total to … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Bizarre Break-in

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis woman is in jail, accused of making herself at home in an apartment that was not hers by eating a box of cereal and making herself coffee. Police say 44-year-old Regina Frier broke into a home at the Cedar Crest Apartments on Southwest C Avenue last week. She was arrested … Continue reading »

PeaceHealth Urgent Care New Location

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Changes on the way for PeaceHealth at RiverBend, as its urgent care gets ready to move to a new location. The new space will be at the Gateway Marketplace, just down the road frrom its current location. The plan has been in the works for more than a year. The hospital believes … Continue reading »

UO Sexual Assault Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is hosting a forum Monday night on how to prevent sexual assault on campus and also how to support survivors. The forum is open to all students, employees and community members. It will include an update from interim president, Scott Coltrane, on the university’s effort to prevent sexual … Continue reading »

Town Hall Meeting On Main St. Safety

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Community members in Springfield are coming together in hopes of bringing attention to safety on Main Street, one week after a crash that claimed the lives of three children. Those community members say they plan to attend a town hall meeting this Tuesday evening, to bring the topic to Senator Lee Beyer … Continue reading »

UO Vaccination Clinics Begin Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is preparing for the mass vaccination clinics that start Monday. So far nearly 3,000 students have received the vaccine. The mass clinics are a partnership between Lane County Public Health and the University of Oregon. Students will be able to get the vaccine and bill their insurance directly … Continue reading »

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