French Immersion School on the Move

EUGENE, Ore. — 4J School District board members approved a move for the Charlemagne French Immersion School. Fox Hollow doesn’t have enough room for full-day kindergarten. The school will be moving to Parker Elementary, which is larger and currently empty.

Former Coach Sentenced for Rape

EUGENE, Ore. — A former Eugene basketball coach will spend nearly 17 years in prison for sex abuse. That was the sentence handed down to Marvin Harley Thursday by a Lane County Judge. Harley was convicted of raping an underage girl who lived in his home between 2000 and 2002. During that same time, he … Continue reading »

Governor Tours Springfield Mill Site

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Gov. John Kitzhaber was in the Eugene/Springfield area Thursday, promising to help rebuild the local economy. The governor made several stops, including what’s left of the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill that was destroyed in a fire last summer. He wanted to see the devastation for himself, so he and owner Steve … Continue reading »

Measles Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene restaurant says it’s taken a hit since word got out that a man with measles ate there last month. Lane County Public Health says it’s one of four locations the man visited while he had symptoms. The Mongolian Grill on Coburg Road says business hit a standstill once its name … Continue reading »

Springfield Refurbishing Street Lamps

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Downtown Springfield will soon be seeing the light, thanks to some thrifty shopping. The city bought 1,000 used street lamps from San Diego at a fraction of the cost of new lamps. Right now, the lamps are being refurbished at a shop in Pleasant Hill. Each light cost $85. After work to … Continue reading »

Greenhill Needs Camera to Help Pets

EUGENE, Ore. — If you have a spare camera lying around, or maybe want to brush up on your photography skills, Greenhill Humane Society could use your help. Staff recently learned some photography tips during a workshop in Salem to help spruce up their snapshots of adoptable pets. They say the first impression of a … Continue reading »

Teen Arrested for Abusing Baby

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An 18-year-old is in jail, accused of abusing a 2-month-old baby. Springfield police arrested Michael Collier on Tuesday for criminal mistreatment and assault. Police say hospital staff called them to report infant boy with a broken arm. Collier is the child’s father. The infant is a twin, but police don’t think that … Continue reading »

Corvallis Thief Steals License Plates

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Drivers in Corvallis are falling victim to a license plate thief. Police say there have been multiple reports of stolen license plates in the last week. The thefts have all happened near Van Buren Avenue and 16th Street in Corvallis. One woman says her car was parked in her driveway overnight, and … Continue reading »

Sexual Assault Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for answers, following an alleged sexual assault from over the weekend on the University of Oregon campus. UOPD says this particular incident was reported to have happened in a campus residence hall. This incident is still under investigation. Several students from Watson Hall, where the incident was said to … Continue reading »

Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

EUGENE, Ore. — Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air. They’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to launch their balloon, and Wednesday morning they had just the right weather for the perfect … Continue reading »

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