City Approves Funds for Fire Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Help is on the way for those forced from their apartments after it was deemed unfit to live. During Monday’s council meeting, councilors talked about dipping into the general fund to help those who can longer live at the Main Street building because it doesn’t meet fire and other city codes. The … Continue reading »

Local Groups React to Ferguson Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — As the city of Ferguson reacts to a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, groups in Eugene are doing the same. People gathered to watch and listen to the decision Monday night. A group of about 50 also filled … Continue reading »

Better Cell Service at Reser Stadium

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  In time for the Civil War, AT&T customers will notice improved network connection and speed on their mobile devices at Reser Stadium. The athletic department at Oregon State University has been getting feedback from fans over the years. One of the biggest complaints about football games at Reser? Losing cell service. The university … Continue reading »

No Indictment In Ferguson Shooting

Click on the video to watch a live press conference on the jury’s decision. It starts at 6 p.m. on Monday. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CNN) — The Missouri grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks … Continue reading »

Sexuality Conference Causes Concern

Warning: Some of the topics in this article might be considered inappropriate for children. EUGENE, Ore. — An investigation into the Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference is causing some concern for the Clatsop County Sheriff, who says kids as young as 11 from all over the state attended, and were taught very inappropriate things. “They’re teaching … Continue reading »

Tenants Still Seeking Answers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thanksgiving is just around the corner, but tenants at one Springfield apartment complex are being forced to figure out last minute where they’ll be celebrating this year. It’s been three days since they were told they would have to move because their apartment building has been declared unsafe to live in. The … Continue reading »

Local Veteran Receives New Home

EUGENE, Ore. — A veteran in Eugene is celebrating this Thanksgiving in a new home, thanks to the Veterans’ Housing Project. Logan Murrill, a father of five, served in the United States Marine Corps and the Army. St. Vincent de Paul and Veterans’ Housing Project officials joined the Murrill family Monday at their home, where … Continue reading »

Christmas Tree Sales Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people are already getting ready for Christmas. On Coburg Road in Eugene, workers at one Christmas tree stand have been busy setting up the lot. They’ve already sold some trees to shoppers eager to start decorating for the holidays. “With being Thanksgiving late this year, … Continue reading »

OSU to Open New Sports Medicine Center

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A sports medicine facility is getting ready to open its doors on Oregon State University’s campus, ready to serve athletes and members of the public. Samaritan Health Services operates the “SAM Center” that sits right next to Reser Stadium. The facility will provide teaching and research opportunities for students, and it will allow … Continue reading »

Tackling Tobacco Trends

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Smoking trends from the past few years show many Americans are choosing to quit, but health officials say that’s not enough. They’re still pushing for a tobacco-free society. “I was diagnoses with COPD, and I immediately started in pulmonary rehab,” said former smoker Carol Brittingham Clay. Clay smoked cigarettes on and off … Continue reading »

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