Highway 126 Closed near Mohawk Blvd.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Highway 126 is closed at Mohawk Blvd. Police are working to get a man safely down from the overpass. ODOT encourages drivers to avoid this area.

Wind Storm Causes Downed Trees, Outages

EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday’s wind storm is keeping utility crews busy across western Oregon. EWEB is responding to multiple outages in Eugene and the McKenzie River Valley. Crews say most of the outages are in the Thurston, Hayden Bridge and Walterville areas with many other scattered spots in their service area as well. About 1,600 … Continue reading »

Mariota Makes History, Ducks Roll Cal

SANTA CLARA, Calif — Marcus Mariota threw for five touchdown passes and became Oregon’s all-time career passing leader as the sixth-ranked Ducks rolled California 59-41 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Both the Ducks & the Golden Bears explosive offenses traded touchdowns early in the game, but the Ducks scored 24 points in the second … Continue reading »

OSU #1 For Sexual Health

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Oregon State University is ranked first in the country when it comes to sexual health on campus, according to an annual report card released by Trojan Condoms. Every year, campuses around the nation release information to Trojan about what their programs are doing to promote healthy behaviors. The company then rates universities … Continue reading »

Albany Liquor Stores to Open Sundays

ALBANY, Ore. — Liquor will soon be available for purchase in Albany on Sundays. Right now, both liquor stores in town are open Monday – Saturday. The Downtown Liquor Store says it was open on Sundays 6-7 years ago, but it closed because of the recession. “Any business needs to offer the best service that … Continue reading »

Police Searching for Missing Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man who disappeared more than three weeks ago. 33-year-old Adam Johns was last seen October 2nd on the 3500 block of Oregon Street in Springfield. Police say he went to the coast with a relative and a friend and came back the same night. He left … Continue reading »

New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

EUGENE, Ore. — LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it’s providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it. The sign reads “Will LTD give the meth dealers a bus pass?” and it’s hanging under another sign … Continue reading »

Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — Police arrested 48-year-old Marvin Harley on several charges including sex abuse, sodomy and rape. They say the victim was a girl, who was a relative who lived in his home between 2000 and 2002. Police say at the time Harley also coached middle school kids in basketball, track and football. Harley was … Continue reading »

Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore — Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday,  Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast. Cascade Mycological Society and Lane Community College are festival partners. Volunteers forge all the mushrooms, set up the stunning … Continue reading »

Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

EUGENE, Ore —  Hop Valley is hoping to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research with its first annual Hop to Hop on Saturday, Oct. 25. Rain or shine, participants will walk or run from the Hop Valley Tasting Room at 990 1st Ave. in Eugene to the Hop Valley Restaurant in Springfield located at 980 … Continue reading »

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