SUV Crashed into Craft Business

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An SUV came crashing through the front doors of Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft, taking out the front doors in the process. Police say an elderly woman drove a small SUV right through the front doors about 1:45 Wednesday afternoon and into the store. Officers couldn’t say what caused the wreck, but no … Continue reading »

The Best & Worst Jobs of 2014

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual list of best and worst jobs of 2014 was just released. The website CareerCast.com comes out with a list every year, ranking 200 professions based on a number of factors including stress, income, and potential growth. This year’s best job? Being a mathematician. According to the website, the worst job for … Continue reading »

OSU Women’s Lacrosse Goes to Nationals

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Women’s Lacrosse team is advancing to the national championship round for the first time since the program was created, and it is looking to the community for support. The team, a club organization through Dixon Recreation Center, has existed since the mid-1990s, and has never advanced to the … Continue reading »

New Bike Shop In Downtown Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A new bike shop is now open in downtown Springfield, just in time for the warm weather. Cycle Logical has been open since April 1 but the owner is still as thrilled about it as he was on opening day and he’s not the only one excited about being in business on … Continue reading »

City Discusses Willamette Street Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been discussed for more than a year, and now the city of Eugene is one step closer to making a decision for the future of South Willamette Street. Willamette Street between 24th and 32nd avenues will see some changes within the next few years. On Wednesday, the consultant team that’s been … Continue reading »

International Musicians Visit and Teach

EUGENE, Ore. — Local music lovers and university students got a world-class opportunity a year in the making. The Eugene Symphony brought in guest conductor Grant Llewellyn and pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi to participate in master classes this week at the Hult Center. At a class Wednesday, he gave University of Oregon students tips on performance … Continue reading »

Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County could be in need of a new sheriff soon if Sheriff Tom Turner lands the Florence police chief job. Sheriff Turner is in Florence going before a panel as part of the interview process. He didn’t want to talk on camera as to not jeopardize the process, so we talked … Continue reading »

Oregon Country Fair Tickets Go On Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re one of the thousands of people looking forward to the Oregon Country Fair, tickets are now officially on sale. For its 45th year, the fair will take place July 11-13 in Veneta. With circus acts and music, there will be 17 entertainment stages, more than 80 food booths and more … Continue reading »

City Reminds Bicyclists How to Stay Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene has a few reminders for bicyclists about staying safe on the road, now that we’re seeing warmer weather. The city’s bike and pedestrian coordinator says if you haven’t used your bike recently, it’s a good idea to make sure the brakes are working and the tires are fully … Continue reading »

UO Wins Recyclemania Civil War

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon brought home the trophy for the second straight year after beating Oregon State University–not in athletics, but recycling. The goal behind the national competition called Recyclemania is to encourage zero waste on college campuses. The Ducks edged the Beavers this year by collecting more than 160 tons of … Continue reading »

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