Eugene Inventor to Appear on Shark Tank

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene inventor is hoping his golden idea will get him a large investment. Mark Peterson will appear on the ABC TV show Shark Tank this Friday with his invention, the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket. He invented the bucket to get his daughters outside and pan for gold as a hobby, instead … Continue reading »

55th Bohemia Mining Days Wraps Up

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The 55th Annual Bohemia Mining Days came to a close Sunday in Cottage Grove. The free event kicked off Thursday, drawing thousands of people. Those who came out enjoyed live entertainment and food, and they also got to shop around to different vendors. Organizers say they enjoyed meeting the many community … Continue reading »

Bohemia Mining Days Gets Ready to Open

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — If you’re looking to take a trip back in time, there’s a living history festival taking shape in Lane County. Organizers are putting the final touches on Bohemia Mining Days in Cottage Grove. It starts Thursday at 4 p.m. The theme this year is Swindlers, Scoundrels, Liars and Cheats. Organizers were … Continue reading »

Bohemia Mining Day Preparations

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — More than one hundred vendors were getting ready for a full weekend of fun, Wednesday. The Bohemia Mining Days celebration starts Thursday and runs through Sunday. The festival features music, square dancing, a little casino and even a re-enactment shootout. There’ll also be woodworking, arts and crafts and plenty of food … Continue reading »