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 »

UO Students Support Love Your Melon Day

Eugene, Ore. — Student athletes from the University of Oregon helped spread the message behind Love Your Melon Day Wednesday. Love Your Melon is a non-profit that looks to brighten the lives of children battling cancer. The mission is simple: for every hat purchased, a hat is given to a kid suffering from cancer. Wednesday … Continue reading »

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

EUGENE, Ore. — Now’s the time to pay close attention to your garden so you can make the most of the rainwater, come spring. EWEB and the city of Eugene have teamed up with Nearby Nature to create a water wise demonstration garden at Alton Baker Park. It shows you how to save water now … Continue reading »

County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

COBURG, Ore. — The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg. With all the buildings leased and plans to build an Oregon State Police crime lab, Coburg North developers say there’ll be around … Continue reading »

ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — ODOT is on standby as these storms work their way through the area. The biggest concern is aerial flooding because of all the leaves on the road, but ODOT says crews are ready if there are any unexpected events like landslides or downed trees. “We keep an eye on all areas. The … Continue reading »

Tree Falls in Eugene Neighborhood

EUGENE, Ore. — A big tree came crashing down in the Cal Young neighborhood Wednesday due to some intense winds. The tree fell around 2:30 p.m. on Robin Hood Avenue. The homeowner says their son was home and heard a loud noise. Police and public works quickly removed the tree. The homeowner says he’s sad … Continue reading »

OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

Photo courtesy of the National Marine Fisheries Services (Permit No. 14355) NEWPORT, Ore. — A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it’s possible the Pacific sleeper shark is preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska. OSU researchers say … Continue reading »

UO Honored Gold Bicycle Friendly

EUGENE, Ore. — The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Oregon with a Gold Bicycle Friendly University Wednesday. The University of Oregon encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as way-finding signs, bike parking and fix-it stations throughout campus. Being a bike friendly university has created opportunities for … Continue reading »

Crews Continue Maintenance Work

EUGENE, Ore. — Public Works and road crews aren’t the only ones with storm preps on their mind, area utility companies were also getting into rainy weather mode. Staff at Lane Electric says they’re keeping an eye on the weather patterns in case anything changes dramatically, but at this point they’ve got their normal response … Continue reading »

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