Volunteers Prepare for Whiteaker Dinner

EUGENE, Ore. — Volunteers for the Whiteaker Community Dinner are preparing for the big Thanksgiving feast. Dozens of volunteers were at the Lane Community College Cafeteria Sunday afternoon, preparing for the 26th annual free dinner at the Whiteaker Head Start Center. Coordinators say they feed nearly 2,500 people every year on Thanksgiving. They say it’s … Continue reading »

“Jesus, Girls, and Marcus Mariota”

EUGENE — After Oregon’s 44-10 win over Colorado, 6th grader Charlie Pape asked Mark Helfrich if Marcus Mariota would be returning to school next season. The back-and-forth, which included a reference to “Jesus, girls, and Marcus Mariota” was hilarious.

Senator Wyden Delivers Food Boxes

EUGENE, Ore. — Senator Ron Wyden is helping deliver food to Eugene families for the holidays. He was joined by University of Oregon’s “O Heroes” athlete volunteers. They delivered food boxes to families at the Stellar Apartments in west Eugene. Senator Wyden says in a time when giving is celebrated, it shouldn’t just be for … Continue reading »

Veteran Gets A New Home

EUGENE, Ore. — A big win at Autzen Stadium Saturday for a veteran, who was presented with a free house during the game. The mortgage-free home was given to Sergeant Paul McLane from Salem. He served in the United States Army and was wounded while on deployment in Iraq in 2008. The Military Warriors Support Foundation … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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