UO Launches $2 Billion Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is launching the largest-ever fundraising campaign. Friday night the University of Oregon announced a goal of raising $2 billion. Vice President of University Advancement, Michael Andreasen, says this campaign has three major goals: access, excellence, and experience. The money will be used toward scholarships, student support services, and … Continue reading »

SOU Students Push for Voter Turnout

ASHLAND, Ore. — With the election just weeks away, SOU students are rushing to get as many ballots as they can from classmates. Southern Oregon University has suffered a poor reputation for voter turnout. In the last election, the precinct in which the school is located had roughly 25% of registered voters submit ballots. But … Continue reading »

Duo Steals Golf Cart From Apartment

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two Oregon State University students stole a golf cart from an apartment complex to get to class faster, according to police. Corvallis Police say on Monday, two male students parked a car at Seventh Street Station, an apartment complex not too far from the University. Instead of walking to campus, police say they … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Injured in Lebanon Crash

LEBANON, Ore. — Deputies are investigating a crash that left a motorcyclist with critical injuries, and witnesses say speed could be a contributing factor. Thursday after 5 p.m. in Lebanon, deputies say the driver of a pickup was headed north on Bond Road. He stopped at Lacomb Drive, didn’t see any traffic and went through … Continue reading »

Election Ballots Mailed Out

EUGENE, Ore. — Election Day is just a couple of weeks away, and voters will soon have their ballots. More than 211,000 ballots have gone out the last couple of days in Lane County, about 6,000 more than the last governor’s race. The increased numbers and issues on the ballot have Lane County Elections staff … Continue reading »

Homeless Campers Asked to Leave Site

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of homeless campers near Sixth Avenue and Mill Street have been asked to leave. They say police gave them a 3:30 p.m. deadline Friday, but the police never showed. A small group of homeless campers have been camping at this site for a few days. They say there aren’t enough … Continue reading »

Vehicle Hangs Over Amazon Creek

EUGENE, Ore. — There was a strange sight at Amazon Creek Friday afternoon. Police say a woman from Montana was getting out of her vehicle when she knocked the gear shift lever into gear and her vehicle rolled into the slough. It happened just before 2 p.m. at East 17th Avenue and Willamette Street. The city … Continue reading »

Lane County Looking for Sex Offender

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Parole & Probation is looking for Jeramy Adam Ball, a predatory sex offender, after he failed to check in with his parole officer. He is on parole for first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy. If you see him, call police. Ball also disappeared about this time last year.

Junction City DMV Office Reopens

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The DMV in Junction City is back open a day earlier than expected. It’s looking better than ever. The office has fresh paint, new floors, new furniture and another workstation. The station has only been remodeled one other time since it opened in 1980, about nine years ago. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading »

Local Teens Tackle Workplace Issues

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of teens got a chance to tackle some real life issues Friday that aren’t necessarily covered in the classroom. Members of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce led a workshop at Lane Community College about problem-solving in the workplace. Two hundred and fifty high school juniors from Springfield and Pleasant Hill … Continue reading »

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