Tenants Forced Out of Apartments

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents in a Springfield apartment complex now have about 24 hours to get out. City officials say the building violates a number of fire codes and is no longer safe to live inside. Residents received notice Thursday night that they had 48 hours to vacate the premises, due to violation of fire, … Continue reading »

César Chávez Students Donate Food

EUGENE, Ore. — A small walk across the street is making a big impact in Eugene, especially as we head into the holidays. Students at César Chávez Elementary School loaded up shopping carts, boxes, and armfuls of food. They walked it from their classrooms to the food pantry at Eugene Faith Center. The kids have been collecting … Continue reading »

City Club Talks Recreation Marijuana

EUGENE, Ore. — With the passage of Measure 91, Oregonians can legally smoke marijuana recreationally starting July 1, 2105. But the details are still being worked out, and that was the topic of Friday’s City Club of Eugene forum. Dozens showed up to take part and hear about different issues, including municipality taxation and underage … Continue reading »

Student Accused of Sharing Child Porn

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon State University student is facing charges, accused of sharing child porn. Detectives with the Linn County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at the Buxton Hall dorm Friday. They say 19-year-old Philipp Jean Bardenheier shared child porn to a computer in Linn County. They say the environmental engineering student admitted … Continue reading »

Lawsuit Challenges Air Facility Closure

NEWPORT, Ore. — A federal lawsuit is about to be filed, challenging the legality of the U.S. Coast Guard’s plans to close its air facility in Newport. The Newport Fishermen’s Wives has been raising money so the group could hire an attorney to file a lawsuit. On Friday, the Newport City Council unanimously decided it … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Prepares for Protests

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns says his department is making preparations for possible protests after the Michael Brown decision. The department has requested that groups give advance notice of possible demonstrations, though they are not required to do so. Kerns says EPD is very good at supporting protesters who want to express … Continue reading »

Maude Kerns Art Center Exhibit Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — More one-of-a-kind gifts go on sale Friday. Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the opening of it annual exhibit–Art of all Seasons–this weekend. You’ll find a variety of art, all by local artists. Prices range from $3 to $4,000. The opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 21 from 6 – 8pm. Work … Continue reading »

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers want to remind people of a few tips on how to keep your holiday packages safe this season. Holiday package deliveries: * Track your package and plan to be home when delivered * Have packages shipped so that signature is required, that way, packages won’t be left if you’re … Continue reading »

Woman Robbed near Eugene Bus Stop

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are searching for three suspects in a robbery and a potential attempted kidnapping. EPD says a woman on her way to work got off the bus near the WinCo on Barger Drive at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. They say she was cutting through the parking lot at the Oregon Medical Clinic … Continue reading »

UO Student Reacts to Immigration Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — President Obama’s highly anticipated announcement Thursday night brought groups all over the nation to watch parties, including here in Eugene. Obama’s executive action resonated with a number of people who were at that watch party, especially for one student whose parents are illegal immigrants, but have been here for years and want … Continue reading »

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