Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene got a bit of guidance as it drafted rules for its new mandatory sick leave law. The city invited the community for a public discussion Tuesday night regarding the creation of administrative rules for the law that goes into effect next summer. Some of the suggestions from the … Continue reading »

Springfield Bond Measure Open House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A similar bond but a new approach for the Springfield School District as it looks to replace Hamlin Middle School. Administration invited the community to learn more about its bond measure on next month’s ballot. But not one parent or community member showed up to its open house Tuesday night. That $71.5 … Continue reading »

Bras for a Cure

EUGENE, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an event that encourages artistic flair while raising money for breast cancer treatment kicked off Tuesday evening. Colorful and creative bras were on display at Dandelions for their reveal party. The annual contest raises money for the Oregon Cancer Foundation. This year, special focus is … Continue reading »

UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon maintenance crews are busy clearing leaves from catch basins and gutters, after water worked its way into some campus buildings during Monday’s rains. Water flooded into about 10 buildings on campus during the heavy downpour. Tuesday, crews were out again preparing campus for the upcoming wet weather. They cleared … Continue reading »

Woman Accused of Hitting Man Twice

EUGENE, Ore. — A domestic dispute took a rough turn in Eugene. A Eugene woman is accused of running over her boyfriend twice in one day. “I just wondered what made her do it. What would make someone do something like that?” said Eugene resident Barbara Knowlen. It’s the question on a lot of people’s … Continue reading »

EMU Renovation On Schedule, On Budget

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction at the EMU on the University of Oregon campus is on schedule and on budget. The renovation coordinator says the first two stages of the project are complete, which included building the new craft center, and demolishing the old building. The concrete pour of the foundation is almost complete, so students … Continue reading »

Extra Police to Patrol OSU Campus

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you’re commuting to Oregon State University on Wednesday, you’ll see more troopers patrolling around campus. Oregon State Police says there have been problems around campus where cars and bikes aren’t following traffic laws. The goal is to protect pedestrians, so multiple agencies are teaming up Wednesday and Friday to be more … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane to Honor Community Members

EUGENE, Ore. — Wednesday is Serenity Lane’s Community Awards Breakfast, where a long list of deserving individuals will receive recognition for their fight against alcohol and drug abuse. This is the third year for the breakfast, and more than a dozen people will be spotlighted. The winner of the Mayor’s Award is Michael Wright, Program … Continue reading »

OSU President Gets 9% Raise

CORVALLIS, Ore. —¬†Oregon State University’s President is about to receive an annual salary increase of nine percent. The OSU Board of Trustees approved a raise for President Ed Ray on Friday. Right now he makes $485,082 a year. His raise will bump that up to $528,739 a year. Not all students on campus say they … Continue reading »

Police Seize More Than 13 lbs. of Pot

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Police seized more than 13 pounds of marijuana in two separate traffic stops in Douglas County. Oregon State Police say they pulled over a 21-year-old woman for speeding at about 6:30 p.m. Monday near Roseburg. They say they found more than four pounds of pot in the trunk, valued at $10,000 and … Continue reading »

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