Beavers Bite Aztecs, Improve to 3-0

  Courtesy: Oregon State Athletics                                              Corvallis, Ore. – Tailbacks Terron Ward and Storm Woods each scored twice and Oregon State wore down San Diego State 28-7 on Saturday night before a crowd of … Continue reading »

Shots Fired in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Multiple agencies are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Cottage Grove. Cottage Grove Police, Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police and the district attorney were some of the agencies on the scene around Quincy Avenue and Highway 99 Saturday night. Investigators say shots were fired sometime after 8 p.m. … Continue reading »

Laurel Grove Cemetery Cleanup

EUGENE, Ore. — Pieces of Eugene’s history are being exposed Saturday thanks to some volunteers who cleaned up a cemetery. The Springfield Rotary Club and board members of the Laurel Grove Cemetery on Judkins Road in Eugene gathered to cut overgrown brush and clean up the site. Directors say this is the burial site to … Continue reading »

SPD Holds Open House for Community

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Dozens of citizens got up close and personal with Springfield law enforcement Saturday, but it was all for education purposes. The Springfield Justice Center hosted an open house from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It included tours, a K-9 demonstration, and free food. Police chief, Tim Doney, says the event allows the … Continue reading »

Broken Pipe Blamed for Pool Closure

EUGENE, Ore. — The Amazon Pool will be closed for at least two days because of a broken pipe. Pool staff encourage swimmers to use the Sheldon Pool at 2443 Willakenzie Dr. The Breakout Swim Clinic scheduled for Sunday will be held at the Sheldon Pool.

Officer Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department says an officer is injured after a  vehicle pursuit turned foot chase Friday night. Just after 10 p.m. Friday, a Springfield officer attempted to pull over a driver he believed was intoxicated on the 2900 block of Main Street. Police say the driver, later identified as Gustabo Moreno, … Continue reading »

Council to Explore Marijuana Sales Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield may be well positioned to make some green if voters approve the legalization of pot come November. Councilors will explore a marijuana tax at its meeting on Monday. A city spokesman says this is all about preparation, instead of having the discussion after the vote. He warns there are a lot … Continue reading »

Police Remind About School Bus Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — The school year is still young, but drivers in Eugene are failing to break some old habits, including failing to stop for bus safety lights. In the last two weeks, Eugene police have pulled over several drivers for failing to stop and remaining stopped while the red safety lights are flashing on … Continue reading »

Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — Sometimes when you watch the news and see destruction in another part of the country, you feel helpless. But Jessica and Will Hammond didn’t let the distance keep them from bringing assistance to Weed, California. Walmart’s overflow parking lot spilled over with something other than cars Friday morning. The Hammonds didn’t even … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Sting Catches 8

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police made at least one arrest Friday in their latest sting, trying to crack down on Internet crimes against children. This summer, starting in July, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Team and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for an online sexual corruption of a minor enforcement effort. As of Friday morning, … Continue reading »

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