Fire Contained on Fox Hollow Road

EUGENE, Ore. — The threat of evacuation is over after a large fire threatened homes in South Eugene Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews from around Lane County responded to the 32,000 block of Fox Hollow Road around 1:12 p.m., after receiving calls of a fire and possible explosions. “I looked up in the sky above the … Continue reading »

Huston’s Death Ruled Suicide

(KGW) DUNDEE, Ore. – A day after the body of missing Dundee mom Jennifer Huston was found on a remote Sheridan property, officials have ruled her death a suicide. The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Huston died of asphyxiation and the manner of her death was listed as a suicide. Her body was found … Continue reading »

UO President Gottfredson Resigns

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon president has announced he is resigning. The following message from President Michael Gottfredson was published to the University of Oregon’s website Wednesday: Today it is with mixed emotions that I announce my decision to depart the UO as President and pursue other opportunities in academia. I accepted the … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Dundee Mom Found Dead

DUNDEE, Ore. (KGW) — Missing Dundee mom Jennifer Huston has been found dead, in a remote area of Yamhill County near Sheridan, police said. A property owner spotted her SUV Tuesday morning in a grove of trees near Southeast Gopher Valley Road, just off Highway 18. He alerted police around 10:30 p.m., who soon found … Continue reading »

City Prepares to Take Down Graffiti

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield is preparing for a graffiti cleanup Tuesday on the EWEB Bike Path. Two neighbors who live near the path are not only fed up with the graffiti but say this is a growing problem in the city of Springfield. “This is our home, and our home doesn’t look … Continue reading »

Police Injured in Struggle with Suspect

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An incident at Jasper’s Deli this weekend sent two police officers in the hospital. Springfield police say one of the officers involved in a confrontation with an armed suspect at the deli is back at work. The other will be off for two to three days because of some injuries sustained while … Continue reading »

Eugene-Springfield Fire Merger Complete

EUGENE, Ore.– A big day for the cities of Eugene and Springfield. Eugene and Springfield Fire Departments fully merged into one entity on Monday. It’s a process that has been years in the making. In 2007, Eugene Fire Chief Randy Groves and then Springfield Fire Chief Dennis Murphy began bringing the two organizations together. “We … Continue reading »

Fight Injures 2 Police Officers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield Police officers are recovering after they were injured in a fight with an armed man Sunday. Police say it all happened at Jasper’s Deli on the 5600 block of Main St. Officers responded to a call at the location just after 9 a.m. and found Troy Minson, who had multiple warrants for … Continue reading »

Whit: Block Party & Revitalization

EUGENE, Ore.– The Whiteaker came alive on Saturday, with music, food, and lots of people for the 8th annual Whiteaker Block Party in Eugene. “We are down here because we’re really excited about what’s going on in the Whiteaker and we love the culture and the people,” said party goer Rudolph Korv. The party draws … Continue reading »

Forest River Reopens Plant

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The company that purchased the old Monaco plant in Harrisburg says its first units could be ready by the middle of next month. The sale with Forest River was made final last week, and Monaco’s original management team is already back on the site to get things going. Monaco was closed in … Continue reading »

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