Eugene to Host NCAA Golf Championship

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Country Club will be hosting the NCAA Golf Championships in 2016. Last spring, the Eugene Country Club hosted the NCAA Men’s West Regional. Managers say it went so well, the NCAA encouraged the University of Oregon men’s head golf coach to put in a bid for the 2016 championships. They … Continue reading »

Swanson Group to Rebuild Mill

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The owners of the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill that burned down in July 2014 plan to rebuild. This will not only bring back workers but also business to the area. Investigators blame a dryer fire for the massive fire that could be seen for miles. Firefighters worked through the night putting … Continue reading »

Navy Proposes Sonobuoy Increase

NEWPORT, Ore. — What is the balance between protecting the nation and its wildlife? It is a question some people are asking in response to the U.S. Navy’s proposal ┬áto increase the number of sonobuoys off the Pacific Coast between Washington and California. The sonar systems are able to detect submarines, which the Navy says … Continue reading »

Neighbors Debate Cell Phone Tower

EUGENE, Ore. — Neighbors unhappy with a proposed cell phone tower in south Eugene are now outraged by the property owner’s most recent proposal. Crossfire Ministries says if the neighborhood doesn’t want the tower they’ll have to pay the church to stop the process. People living near Crossfire Ministries say they believe cell phone towers … Continue reading »

Marcus Mariota to Enter NFL Draft

EUGENE, Ore. — Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will not return to the University of Oregon for his senior year so he can enter the NFL. The University of Oregon Athletic Department said the Heisman trophy winner filed paperwork Wednesday morning that makes him eligible for the 2015 NFL draft. As the news spread, fans were … Continue reading »

Allard Sentenced to Prison

EUGENE, Ore. — A former little league coach in Eugene will spend six and a half years in prison. Jacky Allard pleaded guilty to four counts of encouraging child sex abuse Wednesday morning. In December, his twin brother Jody, was sentenced to five years in prison for encouraging child sex abuse. The prosecutor wouldn’t go … Continue reading »

CAHOOTS Program Expands to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A program that helps people with mental disorders and substance abuse is expanding its services, thanks to new funding from Lane County. Crisis Assistance Helping Out on the Streets (CAHOOTS) has been around for 25 years through the White Bird Clinic in Eugene. Coordinators say the program is now providing services in … Continue reading »

Duck Fans Return from Championship Game

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a busy day at the Eugene Airport Tuesday, with UO football players, coaches and fans arriving home after a disappointing loss. Duck fans who arrived say the game was disappointing, but the season as a whole was definitely something fans can be proud of, from Marcus Mariota winning the Heisman, … Continue reading »

Ducks Return from Championship Game

EUGENE, Ore. — Ever since the Oregon Ducks Football Team lost to the Ohio State Buckeyes Monday at the College Football Playoff National Championship, fans have been asking when the team will return to Eugene. The City of Eugene released the following information Tuesday regarding the Ducks’ return to Eugene, as well as celebrations honoring … Continue reading »

Oregon Loses National Title to Ohio St.

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Oregon’s dream season came to a painful finish Monday night, as the No. 2 ranked Ducks were defeated by No. 4 Ohio State 42-20 in the inaugural CFP National Championship at AT&T Stadium. Led by Ezekial Elliott’s 246 rush yards and 4 touchdowns, the Buckeyes just bulldozed the Ducks on the ground, … Continue reading »

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