Lane Co. Monitoring Mystery Virus

LANE COUNTY, Ore.– The Lane County Public Health Department is keeping an eye on the mystery illness, that is continuing to sicken thousands of children in at least 12 states throughout the US. The culprit is believed to be Enterovirus 68, but this isn’t the first outbreak in the US. “It does circulate every few years. … Continue reading »

Council Halts City Hall Deconstruction

EUGENE, Ore. — Just days into the reconstruction of Eugene’s City Hall the Eugene City Council votes to halt the process. The move comes after city leaders had begun to take down pieces of the old City Hall last week. Monday night’s decision by the council was made so essentially everyone could be on the … Continue reading »

EmX Relocation Work Resumes

EUGENE, Ore. — A lot of work will take place at the intersection of Madison Street and 7th Avenue soon. Project coordinators say they want to get this done as quickly as possible. Starting last weekend, EWEB resumed work on relocating service lines along 7th Avenue from Madison Street to Charnelton Street. The EmX project … Continue reading »

Crews Clean Up Water Main Break

EUGENE, Ore. – Residents on west 28th Avenue between Chambers Street and Garfield Street are still being told to boil their water before drinking it Monday night. A pipe burst there Sunday morning, flooding the streets. EWEB says the fact the pipe is more than 50 years old and the recent heat were the likely … Continue reading »

Shooting Sends Man to the Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — One man is in custody after allegedly shooting another man in Springfield, sending the victim to the hospital. Springfield Police say the first calls came in just after 4 p.m. Sunday on the 4000 block of A Street. They say a man and woman were at a garage sale at the residence, when they tried … Continue reading »

Yellow Point Fire Burns 550 Acres

NEAR ALMA, Ore. — Firefighting crews worked to contain the Yellow Point fire Sunday near Alma. Ground crews are working to create fire lines and helicopters are fighting the blaze from the sky. Flames from the Yellow Point Fire cover the hillside. “The fire’s burning pretty active today,” said Matt Howard, Oregon Department of Forestry … Continue reading »

Fmr Duck Arrested on Suspicion of DUII

ALOHA, Ore. — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says former Oregon Ducks football player Colt Lyerla was arrested in Aloha around 2 a.m. Saturday on suspicion of DUII. Deputies say it was not alcohol related, and believe Lyerla was under the influence of either recreational drugs or prescription drugs. Lyerla was taken to the Washington … Continue reading »

Ducks Rally to Beat Michigan St. 46-27

Courtesy: GoDucks.com   EUGENE, Ore. — The first nonconference matchup of top-10 teams in Autzen Stadium history lived up to every bit of the hype, as No. 3 Oregon jumped out to a lead, withstood a furious comeback by No. 7 Michigan State and recovered to win 46-27. How it Happened: The Spartans all but shut down Oregon’s … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fire Fully Contained

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Fire crews say the fire that broke out in Northwest Corvallis Friday night is fully contained, but crews are still mopping up hot spots. Just after 8:30 p.m., the Corvallis Fire Department responded to a large grass fire in Chip Ross Park, near the park’s entrance on NW 29th Street and NW … Continue reading »

Mandatory Fire Evacuation Lifted

CORVALLIS, Ore. — All mandatory evacuations have been lifted in Northwest Corvallis, after a fire broke out Friday night. Neighbors say they saw smoke around 8:30 p.m. in the Chip Ross Park area, and by 9 p.m., the city was illuminated with a red glow. The smell of smoke filled streets throughout the entire city, … Continue reading »

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