UO Students React to Task Force Report

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Senate Task Force is addressing sexual violence on campus. It presented a list of recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane on Wednesday night. Students agree bringing this topic to the table is a step in the right direction, and they like the idea of tackling the issue head … Continue reading »

UO Takes Part in Making a Difference Day

EUGENE, Ore. — This Saturday is the biggest day of service in the world, with millions taking part in Make a Difference Day. University of Oregon students and staff are pitching in. They’ve partnered with seven nonprofits around Eugene, including the Arc of Lane County, Greenhill Humane Society and Eugene Park Stewards. Leaders at The … Continue reading »

Skiers to Swap Gear this Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Ski season is just around the corner, and this is the weekend to sell or save on gear. It’s all part of the 45th Annual Ski Swap, which happens Friday and Saturday at the Lane Events Center. If you’re looking to consign ski and snowboard equipment, you can drop it off until … Continue reading »

Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO

EUGENE, Ore. — His name is not Jerry Maguire, but parts of the Hollywood blockbuster were based on his experiences. On Thursday, super sports agent and author David Meltzer will speak at the University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business. It’s part of a two-day seminar sponsored by the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center. The former … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Crash Victim’s Identity Released

MILLERSBURG, Ore. — Troopers have identified the driver killed in Thursday’s crash on I-5. OSP says the car driven by Amber Forest was northbound on I-5 near milepost 237 when it went into the center median. The car went into the southbound lanes and hit a semi-truck. The 28-year-old from Aumsville was pronounced dead at … Continue reading »

Woman Sentenced for Stealing Car

EUGENE, Ore. — Tamela Trice was sentenced to 20 months in prison Thursday after she stole a car that had two kids inside. On Sept. 13, investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield. She left the engine on with her two kids–a 17-year-old and 2-year-old–sleeping inside. That’s when police say … Continue reading »

Bridge Closed During Death Investigation

NORTH BEND, Ore. — A bridge is closed on the coast Thursday morning, and a death investigation is under way. Oregon State Police closed the Conde McCullough Memorial Bridge on Highway 101 Wednesday night. Emergency responders found a man’s body in the water around 5:30 p.m., and they later pulled a car from the water … Continue reading »

UO Worker Saves Burning Building

EUGENE, Ore. — High praise from Eugene Springfield Fire. A woman who was taking a break, may have saved the Wesley Center from extensive fire damage. A fire started Wednesday afternoon in the kitchen of the center. Sarah Anderson works at the neighboring Duck Store. The fire department says she noticed the fire, grabbed the … Continue reading »

Tree Crashes onto House

EUGENE, Ore. — Our first big fall storm of the season tested the rivers, the sewers and at times, even the homes, as several trees came down during the heavy rainfall and strong winds. This fall storm hasn’t disappointed with rain totals topping two inches in some spots. A perfect example of some of the … Continue reading »

UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Senate Task Force took a major step in addressing sexual violence on campus Wednesday. The task force gave its recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane at its meeting. It was certainly a long list recommendations from the task force this Wednesday afternoon — all to address sexual violence, … Continue reading »

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