Ducks to Don Pink for Cancer Awareness

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information Oregon Ducks Stand United To Support the Fight Against Women’s Cancers Pink uniform details pay tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness; pink helmets to be auctioned in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. EUGENE, Ore.– Coming together in support of a common cause, the University of Oregon will rally a larger … Continue reading »

Lane County Fleet Auction

EUGENE, Ore. – For those who’ve wanted to purchase an old sheriff’s car or service truck, the Lane County Fleet Auction starts Thursday. Fleet services works together with the county, Eugene Water and Electric Board, Lane Transit District and other local entities to auction off miscellaneous government equipment. On the auction block this year are … Continue reading »

Recovered Bikes Headed to Auction

ALBANY, Ore. — Bicycles are among the most common items stolen in Albany. Many of them will never be returned to their owners, so they will be auctioned online. “It’s a crime of opportunity. A lot of times these bikes are left out in the open, parked in the driveway, left leaning against a tree, and … Continue reading »

Interview: Mystery Safe to be Auctioned

EUGENE, Ore. — An old safe has quite the story to tell. The roughly 2 ft. by 2 ft. cast iron safe is more than 200 years old. It was discovered in a Bend farm house inside the walls, but it’s a mystery what’s inside. Peter Pomponi and his daughter who attends Roosevelt Middle School … Continue reading »

Cascadia Wildlands Wonderland Auction

EUGENE, Ore. — Local environmental nonprofit Cascadia Wildlands will hold its 10th annual Wonderland Auction Saturday. The group started setting up at the University of Oregon Friday, where the auction will take place. Members say they’re grateful for support from nearly every local business in the area. But they hope for even more community members … Continue reading »

Auctioneer Off to World Competition

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — How many times did your parents tell you, “slow down, you’re talking too fast.” Well, “fast talking” is a good thing at least for one profession. One local man is aiming to bring home a world title for auctioneering. When football players play it’s in a stadium. Musicians perform in the … Continue reading »

OSU to Auction Off 5 Buildings

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is selling five buildings, including three historic houses and the former Black Cultural Center and Native American longhouse. The university plans to build new cultural centers in their place, but those old buildings have to be removed from campus by March. OSU will hold an auction. Click here for … Continue reading »

County Vehicles Up for Auction

EUGENE, Ore. — Where can you buy a used car, truck, tractor and even a used LTD bus all in one place? At the Lane County Fleet Auction. The 15th annual county auction started Thursday. This year, the inventory of items is bigger than ever before. Buyers who come will find deals on everything from … Continue reading »

Lane County Hosting Fleet Auction

EUGENE, Ore. — With various Lane County agencies suffering from budget shortfalls, the 2012 County Fleet Service Auction looks be the largest ever. Starting Thursday night, more than 100 vehicles from several local public agencies will be auctioned off. That includes cars, sheriff’s vehicles, heavy duty trucks, construction vehicles, busses and lots of equipment and … Continue reading »

Local Autioneers Wheeling and Dealing

EUGENE, Ore. — Need to sell something? Craigslist and garage sales are two options, but what about an auction? Frank Brewer is one fast talker. At West End Auction in Eugene, he’s in the business of wheeling and dealing. “If the people bid fast, I can talk fast,” Brewer said. We caught up with him … Continue reading »