Eugene House Displays Peanuts Charaters

EUGENE, Ore. — Charlie Brown and his friends have shown up in a Eugene yard for the 30th year in a row. The wooden cutouts are a popular attraction at the home on Friendly Street near 22nd Avenue. Marv Glover and his daughter made the cutouts when she was in the second grade. Thirty years … Continue reading »

Slow Start to Ski Season

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s an uphill battle for ski resorts who are off to a slow start because of a lack of snow. Ski shops like Berg’s in Eugene are open for business and can get you hooked up with any gear, even though the closer slopes like Hoodoo and Willamette Pass are not open. … Continue reading »

Businesses React to Pizza Shop Robbery

EUGENE, Ore. — Neighboring businesses are on high alert after the latest armed robbery at a pizza shop in Eugene. Workers at Amazon Coffee Company near 18th Avenue and Willamette Street are concerned because Monday night’s robbery happened across the street. This is the second incident at a Little Caesers in Eugene in less than … Continue reading »

New E-Recycling Rules Coming in January

EUGENE, Ore. — The new year is about two weeks away, which means it’s time to think about all those new resolutions, and in some cases, new rules. Changes are in store come Jan. 1 for turning in old electronics. Retailers must follow certain requirements under Oregon’s electronics recycling law. Currently, computers, monitors and television … Continue reading »

OSU Banners Stolen

CORVALLIS, Ore. — State police need your help tracking down some banners that went missing from the Oregon State University campus. Oregon State Police say someone stole five banners over the Civil War football weekend. The orange banners are double-sided with white lettering. Troopers say they are worth about $130 each. On one side it … Continue reading »

Willamette Hosts Holiday Breakfast

EUGENE, Ore. — Seniors got a special treat Wednesday morning at Willamette High School at the 29th annual Senior Citizens Holiday Breakfast. The event was totally free, featuring a full-scale breakfast, entertainment and raffle prizes. It’s put on by Willamette leadership students, and it was well received. “It’s fun because you get to see the … Continue reading »

First Cidery Open in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is no stranger to breweries and wineries. Last month, the area’s first cidery opened for business. WildCraft Cider Works just opened the day before Thanksgiving near 4th and Lincoln. Being the first cidery in Eugene makes it unique, but its business approach also sets it apart. The general manager says they … Continue reading »

Judge Retires After 20 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — A Lane County Circuit Court judge is set to make a life changing decision after 20 years on the bench. Judge Cynthia Carlson is retiring. Judge Carlson says her unconventional path to the bench began after her college graduation when she knew she wanted to attend law school. She actually graduated with … Continue reading »

Students Learn About the Giving Season

EUGENE, Ore. — In the spirit of the season, kids at a Eugene elementary school are giving to those in need. A group of first graders at the Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School went shopping Tuesday morning for kids in the pediatric unit at Riverbend Hospital. School staff members say instead of a pizza … Continue reading »

Vehicle Fee Moves Forward

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County residents are one step closer to voting on a vehicle fee in May. The Board of Commissioners voted to move the ballot measure forward. Staff will now write up ballot language and have a first reading of the measure on January 6th. The proposed vehicle fee would be $35 dollars … Continue reading »

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