Track and Field Championships Go Green

EUGENE, Ore. — The World Junior Track and Field Championships is happening at one of the most sustainably oriented locations on the planet–Hayward Field. The IAAF has activated its landmark social responsibility program “Athletics for a Better World.” You’ll find free water bottle filling stations and healthy meal options. Oregon 2014 is also the first … Continue reading »

Time for Trenton

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Depending on who you are, time has its own meaning. It can measure from past to present or present to future. In Cottage Grove, time is on Ronnie Nowak’s mind every day. “They said three to six months,” said Ronnie Nowak. When she thinks of her 6-year-old grandson, Trenton Nowak, who … Continue reading »

The Politics of Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — With more than 177 countries represented at the World Junior Championships this week, some athletes are representing war-torn countries, and sometimes different sides of the same war compete against each other. “Separate the political issues from the sport,” said Bader Naser, the Bahrainian coach. Naser, a coach from the middle-eastern island of … Continue reading »

Duck Store Hosts Warehouse Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Duck fans are scoring some deals just in time for football season. The Duck Store hosted its first ever warehouse sale Tuesday. Customers got an additional 50 percent off already discounted merchandise. Along with Oregon gear, fans bought jerseys, sweatshirts, T-shirts and children’s clothes. “I thought it was great. A chance to … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Linebacker Derrick Malone:

EWEB Issues Boil Water Notice

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB issued a boil water notice Wednesday morning to some customers in south Eugene due to a water main break. The notice affects approximately 100 customers in the Donald Street area from 48th to 53rd avenues. EWEB says customers who receive the notice should follow instructions until the notice is lifted. Click here … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Day 2 of IAAF World Juniors

Maggie Schmaedick after IAAF World Juniors 5,000M Final Kaylin Whitney after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Ariana Washington after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Christian Brennan after IAAF World Juniors 400M EUGENE, OR – Incoming freshman Ariana Washington led a quartet of Oregon women competing at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships, Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Arson Investigation

CRESWELL, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in relation to a fatal fire in Creswell on July 16, 2014. Deputies arrested Eugene Whitehall, 42, following an arson investigation into a house fire on Bryant Road in Creswell. Investigators found two bodies at the scene. The two victims were identified as … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say one person is in custody following a possible stabbing at a homeless camp. Police responded to an area near Highway 99 and Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday night. They say a woman had been stabbed in the abdomen, however her injuries were not considered life-threatening. Officers took another woman in custody. They … Continue reading »

World Junior Championships Kick Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships kicked off Tuesday. The meet is the premiere track and field event for junior athletes around the world. Track and field fans are pumped up for this international competition, it’s not just fans in Eugene who come to support but people as far as … Continue reading »

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