Easter Brings Sunny Weather to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The final weekend of March was one of the warmest weekend thus far in the Willamette Valley thus far in 2013. Eugene residents were out  at Alton Baker Park capitalizing on the Easter sunshine. For most, it was a day to enjoy the sunny weather before the rain comes back. However, not … Continue reading »

Disc Golf Players Test Out New Course

EUGENE, Ore. — Avid disc golfers got an early test run on the new Alton Baker disk golf course Saturday. Eighty-nine players threw for all 18 holes, took a break for lunch and then played the course a second time. The tournament was broken into different categories so there was fair competition for all of … Continue reading »

Alton Baker Disc Golf Course Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Close to a hundred disc golf enthusiasts gathered at Alton Baker Park–the site of the newest golf hub in Lane County. After four long years, course designer Andrew Rich and his team of volunteers and supporters played their first official game at the park. Their new course has been a labor of … Continue reading »

Nobel Peace Park Being Built in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Ground in broken and construction is under way. If all goes according to schedule, the Nobel Peace Park will open this November. Five years ago, Eugene City Council approved the plan. It set aside two acres at Alton Baker Park and very soon. In the course of a month, you can see … Continue reading »

Eugene To Be Featured In Documentary

EUGENE, Ore. — A new documentary is set to feature Track Town, USA. The founder of Runner’s World magazine is celebrating 50 years of running by creating a film. Bob Anderson is running 50 races in 2012. So it makes sense for his journey to sprint through the area. His goal is to race at … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Up Alton Baker Park

EUGENE, Ore. — Wells Fargo employees and their friends and family took to the trails at Alton Baker Park Saturday; With more than 60 volunteers, they had a record breaking turnout, all under the name, “Keeping Oregon Beautiful”. They carted around trash bags and snag as much garbage as they could. The company has participated … Continue reading »

North Bank Path Closed for Repairs

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting Monday, Sept. 10, the North Bank Path in Alton Baker Park will be closed for improvements and repairs. The path will be closed between DeFazio Bridge and Leisure Lane. Kipco, Inc. of Eugene will replace the aggregate surfaces and rebuild the narrow asphalt sections to the standard 12-foot-wide concrete surface. New lights will … Continue reading »

Eugene Searches for Disc Golf Developers

EUGENE, Ore. — Plans are now in motion for the soon-to-be Alton Baker disc golf course. The city released a request for proposal, or RFP, to potential developers Friday afternoon. The RFP is essentially an application that potential developers will submit as a bid for the opportunity to develop the long-awaited disc golf course at … Continue reading »

Eugene Honors Victims of WWII

EUGENE, Ore. — Luminaries lit up Alton Baker Park as people remembered an attack that killed more than 200,000 people. It was 67 years ago the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The event was meant to honor those victims while taking action to ensure nuclear weapons are never … Continue reading »

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