Cyber Monday Shoppers Stress Security

EUGENE, Ore. — As shoppers get ready to browse for those big deals, they’re also thinking about security and making sure they don’t fall victim to thieves online. Shoppers say after the Black Friday craziness, they’re looking forward to a much more relaxed experience with Cyber Monday, but they’re taking extra steps to not let … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Black Friday Theft

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police in Corvallis say a woman tried to take advantage of Black Friday, but she was focused more on the steals than the deals. Corvallis Police responded to Fred Meyer this morning, after reports of a theft. They say Jacqueline Day Underwood loaded a shopping cart with televisions, blue ray players, ps3 … Continue reading »

MECCA Holds Create Something Day

EUGENE, Ore. — There were alternatives for those Black Friday shoppers who wanted to avoid the major retailers. The Material Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA) hosted its Annual Create Something Day instead. The event is all about people making their own gifts. While it didn’t have the traditional deals to draw people in, organizers … Continue reading »

Shoppers Crowd Plaza for Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Black Friday is one of the most popular shopping days of the year and local businesses in Eugene had the crowds to prove it. The Oakway Center Plaza just off Coburg road was a busy stop for folks looking for a deal to steal. For many shoppers there, this wasn’t the first … Continue reading »

People Protest Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Black Friday is officially here and though many got their holiday shopping started early Thursday night, there was a whole other crowd out there Friday in protest. Despite the soggy conditions that afternoon, about two dozen people stood outside of the West 11th Walmart. They were protesting on behalf of workers who … Continue reading »

Black Friday At Cabela’s

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Black Friday was in full swing when doors opened at Cabela’s in Springfield. At 5am on Friday, more than 800 shoppers made their way through the doors to get their hands on all the¬†deals! Many of them have been camping out since Thursday afternoon, but the first folks to show up have been … Continue reading »

Stores Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday season is officially here and that also means holiday shopping season is now underway. Shoppers lined up at least two hours in advance of JCPenney’s 5 p.m. opening at the Valley River Center Mall. The line wrapped around the corner of the building. This group of pre-Black Friday shoppers are … Continue reading »

Interview: Create Something Day

EUGENE, Ore. — The crowds will rush out to malls all across the country the day after Thanksgiving, but there’s a greener alternative to Black Friday. It’s called Create Something Day put on by MECCA. People will be making gifts out of reuse materials in an effort to reduce our waste during the holiday season. … Continue reading »

Black Friday Shoppers Shop Online

EUGENE, Ore. — More people will do their Black Friday shopping from the comfort of their own homes this year. A study by Bankrate.com found that 40 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday. Of those who will shop, 28 percent will head to stores and the rest will go online. It’s mostly … Continue reading »

Record Passenger Airport Traffic

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanksgiving and Black Friday is over but business at the Eugene airport is not. Today is expected to be the airport’s second busiest passenger day ever. ¬†Administrators say more than 1,700 passengers are expected to roll through the terminal today. Travelers said things ran pretty smoothly for them. “I noticed the security … Continue reading »

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