2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

EUGENE,  Ore — Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th. The race takes over 5th Street in downtown Springfield. It’s a straight run with 8 different heats from walkers to elite. Five time USA outdoor 800 meter champion and 2-time Olympian Nick Symmonds will be there … Continue reading »

Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit Opens

EUGENE,  Ore — The dead come to life this Friday, Oct. 16.  Maude Kerns Art Center presents its Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit. The bright, colorful artwork is inspired by the Mexican holiday which honors the dead. Just as important as the art,  are the seven altars designed by local community members. It’s Maude Kerns … Continue reading »

Congressional Candidates Face Off

EUGENE, Ore. — For the first time this year, candidates for Oregon’s 4th Congressional U.S. District seat went head to head in a debate in Eugene. Incumbent Rep. Peter DeFazio a Democrat from Springfield, Pacific Green Candidate Michael Beilstein from Corvallis and Republican challenger Art Robinson from Cave Junction took the podium Wednesday night at … Continue reading »

Ebola Passed Via Close Contact

EUGENE, Ore. — While concerns about Ebola transmission are high, doctors continue to emphasize that contracting this virus isn’t easily done. They say Ebola is transmitted through close personal contact with blood and bodily fluids. For example, touching a cut or getting directly sneezed on would be ways you could contract it, but just brushing … Continue reading »

Travelers React to Ebola

EUGENE, Ore. — News that the second Ebola patient traveled before she was diagnosed has some people wondering if the virus could be making its way west and how it could impact travel. In a release by Frontier Airlines, the company she was flying with, crew members say that she didn’t show any signs of … Continue reading »

Hyatt Hotel Coming to Oakway Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Oakway Center in Eugene is about to get a facelift. The shopping center developers announced a major expansion project Wednesday that includes a hotel and multi-level parking structure. The parking lot at Oakway Center in front of Chikara and Cafe Yumm will become an eight story building that’ll house hundreds of parking … Continue reading »

Corvallis School Gets SAGE Building

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some kids in Corvallis are learning in the first SAGE building in the state: that means natural light and fresh air coming through the ventilation system. The Corvallis Waldorf School is the first school in the state to receive a Smart Academic Green Environment, or SAGE modular. The building was designed by … Continue reading »

Corvallis Pilot Dies in Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Friends and family are remembering a Corvallis pilot after a mid-air plane collision in Nevada killed two Oregon pilots this weekend. Law enforcement officials in Nevada say the two pilots in the crash, 28-year-old Tyler Adams of Corvallis and Captain Thomas Weiss of Roseburg both died after their two planes collided. “He … Continue reading »

Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off

PORTLAND, Ore. — The latest scandal involving Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber’s fiancee is once again the topic of debate as he faced off with his republican challenger, Rep. Dennis Richardson Tuesday night. Kitzhaber is defending Cylvia Hayes for a second time in less than a week. Last week Hayes admitted she accepted money for marrying … Continue reading »

OSU Emergency Preparedness App

  CORVALLIS, Ore. — At 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 16, schools, companies, and organizations all over the state will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout – a reminder for everyone to know what to do in case of an earthquake. But a planner at Oregon State University says this week is the perfect time to … Continue reading »

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