Web Extra: Ducks on Tuesday of Civil War

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon players and head coach Mark Helfrich talk about the upcoming Civil War game at Oregon State. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon wide receiver Jonathan Loyd: Oregon linebacker Tony Washington:

Conference Responds to Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — An adolescent sexuality conference that was held is Seaside is under investigation by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say they’re concerned it teaches kids inappropriate things like like how to perform lap dances and strip teases. On Tuesday, organizers said the conference does address a broad range of issues on how … Continue reading »

Burch’s Donates Shoes to Eugene Mission

EUGENE, Ore. — A shoe store in Eugene is getting the holidays started off on the right foot. Burch’s Shoe Store in Oakway Center won its company’s national contest this year, which means 100 pairs of shoes for those in need this winter at the Eugene Mission. The bulk delivery arrived this week, from Naot … Continue reading »

Ferguson Smolders After Protests

JENNINGS, Mo. (CNN) — A grand jury decided Officer Darren Wilson would not face charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Moments after last night’s announcement, the streets erupted in violence. Police fired tear gas to try and move the crowds amid looting and gunshots. More than a dozen buildings as well as police … Continue reading »

Eugene City Council Supports Vehicle Fee

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council voted to supportĀ Lane County’s effort in sending a vehicle registration fee discussion to the ballot. Monday night, the city council took up the issue. By an 8 to 0 vote, the council approved supporting the referral of a $35 fee to the ballot. The money would be used for … Continue reading »

GMO Labeling Measure Recount to Begin

SALEM, Ore. — It’s official–there will be a recount for Measure 92, the labeling of genetically engineered foods. According to the latest numbers, it failed by 809 votes. That’s within the threshold of an automatic recount. A hand tally of ballots is likely to start next week. Recounts rarely create a significant change in the … Continue reading »

Air Station Closure Lawsuit Filed

NEWPORT, Ore. — A lawsuit was filed in Eugene federal court Tuesday, challenging the Coast Guard’s decision to close the Newport’s air station on Dec. 15. Newport Fishermen’s Wives, the City of Newport, Lincoln County, and the Port of Newport are all filing the lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the Coast Guard failed to to … Continue reading »

Woman Hit and Killed by Train

(UPDATE: 3:10 P.M.): The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Shannon Rae Essick. EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department says a woman died after being struck by a train Monday night in Eugene as she was trying to retrieve her dog who ran across the railroad tracks. Police say this happened at about 10 … Continue reading »

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 »

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