Fire Displaces South Eugene Residents

EUGENE, Ore. — Several Eugene residents don’t have a place to live Sunday night after an early morning fire destroyed their house in South Eugene. ¬†Two firefighters were also hurt. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says it’s unsure how many people were living in the house on South Willamette Street when the fire broke out, but … Continue reading »

Local Duck Fans Celebrate Heisman Win

EUGENE, Ore. — On this side of the country, fans are excited the Ducks quarterback will be flying home with the Heisman, making University of Oregon history. The third time’s the charm—Mariota, the third Duck to be a Heisman finalist but the first ever to win. Local fans are feeling the excitement as well and … Continue reading »

Power Out for Thousands

UPDATE — Power has been restored. EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB was reporting major outages starting around 3:15 p.m. Saturday. They said thousands in Eugene were without power. Traffic lights at multiple intersections in the downtown area were out. Eugene Police are asking drivers to treat the intersections like four-way stops.   There is no estimated … Continue reading »

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is still searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run Thursday night. Officers say two men were on their way home from the grocery store here when they were hit at the intersection of 54th and Main Street. Family members say they’re torn up about what happened, … Continue reading »

Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect Continues

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The search is on for vehicle and driver wanted in connection with fatal hit-and-run. Surveillance video is expected to be released Friday. Springfield police say the vehicle was captured on video as it passed and LTD bus by their board camera. It happened at 54th and Main in Springfield just after 6 … Continue reading »

Suspect Wanted in Hit-and-Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A father has died as a result of a hit-and-run in Springfield. Springfield Police are searching for the suspect who hit and killed a father and injured his son as they were crossing the street at 54th and Main Street after buying groceries at Safeway. They say it happened before 6 p.m. … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Man Arrested on Felony Warrants

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police arrested a man wanted on outstanding felony warrants Thursday afternoon. Officers say it all started just after 10 a.m. when an EPD Downtown Bike Team officer tried to stop a vehicle in downtown Eugene. Three people, including the driver were inside. When they pulled the driver over, the car fled. … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Air Station Remains Open

NEWPORT, Ore. — There are new developments in the fight to keep the Newport Coast Guard air facility from closing. A Senate bill passed Wednesday that will allow the helicopter station to remain in Newport. According to Sen. Jeff Merkley’s office, the Senate bill authorizes Coast Guard service nationwide has been approved in the House. … Continue reading »

OSU Names New Head Football Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University announced Wednesday that Gary Andersen will be the school’s new head football coach. Andersen coached the University of Wisconsin to the Big Ten Conference’s West Division title. He will be OSU’s 28th head coach in the school’s history. Andersen succeeds Mike Riley, who left OSU on Dec. 4th to … Continue reading »

Sexual Misconduct Report Released

EUGENE, Ore. — The UO has released the Report of the University of Oregon President’s Review Panel on sexual misconduct. In the report released Tuesday night, the eight-person panel suggests how the university should proceed with sexual misconduct cases. The recommendations include those for the university as a whole, as well as select groups. The … Continue reading »

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