Restaurant Opens in Old Train Depot

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There’s some good news for pasta lovers in Corvallis. The Old Spaghetti Factory opened its doors to the public Wednesday. The restaurant had a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the morning, then opened for business for lunch. The building is an old train depot on the Willamette River where­ Michael’s Landing and Terminus used … Continue reading »

EPD Warns About Growing Number of Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police sent out an alert Wednesday about a growing problem, scams. Slick criminals have been duping people out of money over the phone or online. These scams range from automated voices claiming to be from the IRS, to a person asking for donations for a good cause. Law enforcement is asking … Continue reading »

Killcullen’s Killer in Treatment

PENDLETON, Ore. — Nearly three years later, Eugene Police Officer Chris’ Kilcullen’s killer remains outside a jail cell. Attorneys argue that severe mental illness wouldn’t allow Cheryl Kidd to aid and assist in her own criminal trial, but she was recently transferred out of the Oregon State Hospital in Salem to a secure residential treatment … Continue reading »

Black Friday Shoppers Shop Online

EUGENE, Ore. — More people will do their Black Friday shopping from the comfort of their own homes this year. A study by Bankrate.com found that 40 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday. Of those who will shop, 28 percent will head to stores and the rest will go online. It’s mostly … Continue reading »

Staples Closes More Stores

EUGENE, Ore. — Staples is tacking on more store closings to its restructuring plan in an effort to save money. The office supplier plans to shut an additional 30 stores across North America this year. That’s in addition to the 140 already announced.

PacificSource Hosts Insurance Workshops

EUGENE, Ore. — Health insurance sign-up is under way. PacificSource Health Plans just launched a statewide campaign called ‘Get Out, Get Covered” where you can get individual answers to your questions. You can find out if you’re eligible for a tax credit or explore plans and costs. Also, you can learn how to enroll, renew, … Continue reading »

Crews Share Remodel Plan for Bridge

FLORENCE, Ore. – Residents can learn more about the remodel plan in place for the Siuslaw Bridge. Members of the team working on the project to protect, restore and improve the safety of the historic Florence bridge will explain the details of their project. It is set to begin in 2015 and expected to last … Continue reading »

Keystone Pipeline Bill Fails

WASHINGTON D.C. — The controversial Keystone Pipeline Bill won’t be heading to President Obama’s desk, at least not anytime soon. The bill failed to pass in the Senate Tuesday by one vote. The nearly 1,200 mile pipeline would run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The house passed it overwhelmingly last week. Supporters say … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 103

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation of a motor vehicle crash on Highway 103, Tuesday. OSP says around 6:10 a.m., troopers were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover crash on HWY 103, with a single confirmed fatality. Troopers say David Weiss, 68, of Forest Grove, was driving a 2000 Ford F-250 … Continue reading »

School Bus vs. Log Truck Crash

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a crash Wednesday morning involving a school bus and log truck. LCSO says the school bus was on its way to Irving Elementary School, heading west on Irvington Drive, and the log truck was heading north on Prairie Road. The crash happened at … Continue reading »

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