Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota on Wyoming

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, quarterback Marcus Mariota and Duck tight ends after Thursday’s practice. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown. Oregon tight end Johnny Mundt. Oregon tight end Evan Baylis. Oregon offensive lineman Tyler Johnstone.

Local Firefighters Climb for a Cause

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene and Springfield firefighters went to great heights Thursday to honor those killed on 9/11. About 25 firefighters climbed 110 flights of stairs at Ya-Po-Ah Terrace in Eugene, the same number of flights of the World Trade Center. With each step, they remembered the 343 firefighters that never made it out 13 … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Fall Vegetables

EUGENE, Ore. — You might think it’s time to put your garden to bed soon, with all the great summer vegetables you’re harvesting. But don’t do that just yet. In this week’s In the Garden, we show you what veggies to plant for fall.

Florence Movie Theater Reopens

FLORENCE, Ore. — Movie theater popcorn is available once more in the city of Florence, thanks to the success of a recent Kickstarter campaign. The new owner of City Lights Cinemas was on vacation with his wife when they saw the place had been forced to close because it was unable to afford the digital … Continue reading »

Crews Begin Prescribed Burns Along Coast

FLORENCE, Ore. — Smoke could be seen for miles out on the Florence coast Thursday, as the Siuslaw National Forest employees started their first of two prescribed burns. The prescribed burn got started around 10 a.m. and crews are now all done for the day. People living close to the area should still expect to … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Riley, Smith and Andrews

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State’s Mike Riley, Caleb Smith and Gavin Andrews recap the Beavers’ bye week practices and look ahead to San Diego State. Smith also discusses the importance of blocking from the tight ends and Andrews talks about the offensive line’s versatility. Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley: Oregon State Tight End Caleb Smith: Oregon … Continue reading »

Hot, Dry Conditions Through the Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: There are only 10 full days left in the summer season and at least the next six will look like it! Our normal high temperature this time of year is just 79°, we’ll be close to 10 degrees warmer than that today. A large ridge of high pressure is setting up shop … Continue reading »

GMO Labeling Debate Hits Close to Home

EUGENE, Ore. — The national debate over labeling genetically engineered foods is hitting close to home. One of the nation’s top safety food experts made a stop in Eugene Wednesday. Consumer Reports Senior Scientist Michael Hansen spent time at Johnson Vegetable Farms to advocate for Measure 92. If passed, it would require the labeling of all … Continue reading »

Natural Grocers Prepares to Open

EUGENE, Ore. — Another major store is set to open in Eugene in less than two weeks. Workers at Natural Grocers are putting the finishing touches on the Coburg Road store. It’s the eighth store in Oregon and the 88th store nationwide. Natural grocers specializes in vitamins and supplements. All of the produce is 100 … Continue reading »

City Gives Opportunity Village Extension

EUGENE, Ore. — Opportunity Village won’t be shut down at the end of this month. On Wednesday, the Eugene City Council approved an extension to keep it open for another year and a half. Originally the city agreed with Opportunity Village to run the low-cost micro-housing development for the homeless until October 1 of this … Continue reading »

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