Honoring Scotland’s Independence Vote

EUGENE, Ore. — Groups in Eugene gathered Thursday night to celebrate the Scottish culture and in honor of the county’s independence vote. They met at the Pint Pub to play bagpipes and anticipate the outcome of the vote. Eric Albert was a part of that group and he has family from Scotland. He’s grown up … Continue reading »

Firefighters Playing Bagpipes Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of Eugene and Springfield firefighters are getting ready for action Monday, not with their helmets and hoses but their kilts and bagpipes. They’re called the Eugene Firefighters Pipes and Drums. Started in 2007, the 10-member band plays at various ceremonies and memorials throughout Oregon. Pipe major and band founder, Wayne … Continue reading »