Audit Says Funds Used Appropriately

EUGENE, Ore. — An external audit of Lane County’s safety levy says the funds are being used as promised. The levy was passed back in 2013. The money raised has since gone to maintain at least 255 local jail beds and 16 detention and treatment beds for youth services. The levy hasn’t fixed all of … Continue reading »

Federal Audit Spares White City VA

WHITE CITY, Ore – The office of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has released their nationwide audit into struggling VA centers across the country. And while two Oregon VA facilities were targeted for further review, the Southern Oregon White City VA was not among them. Spokespeople at the White City domiciliary say the fact that … Continue reading »

Embezzlement Investigation Continues

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Forensic auditors have completed their reports of the alleged embezzlement case in Cottage Grove. According to the city, attorneys and police are looking over the audit. Officers have prepared a list of witnesses to interview. A former city worker’s accused of manipulating computer software to embezzle money. Investigators will meet with … Continue reading »

Secretary Audits University System

EUGENE, Ore. — An audit of the Oregon University System has the secretary of state calling for change. Secretary Kate Brown wants to see more affordable options in the state’s public universities and debt reduction for college students in Oregon. Students KEZI 9 News spoke with say the cost of going after a degree these … Continue reading »

EPD Releases Audit Findings

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department released the results of an audit on its Property Control Unit. The nearly 450 pages of results show that more than a thousand pieces of evidence went missing or are unaccounted for in EPD’s Property Control Unit. EPD has restaffed the PCU as it looks to find everything that went … Continue reading »