Boy Scout Gear Stolen

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Just days before leaving for camp, a Boy Scout troop discovered that hundreds of dollars worth of its gear was missing from its storage shed. Troop One in Corvallis shares the shed with a Corvallis church and with a Girl Scout troop, and it says that someone broke in a few days … Continue reading »

Boy Scouts Rally to Oppose Proposal

EUGENE, Ore. — Active and former Boy Scout members and leaders are protesting in Eugene and across the country. Their message: keep gay people out of the Scouts. Next Thursday Boy Scout leaders will vote on whether or not the group will allow openly gay men to join the organization. On Friday a group rallied … Continue reading »

Boy Scouts Recycle Christmas Trees

EUGENE, Ore. — A local Boy Scout troop wants to help you get rid of your Christmas tree in the greenest way possible. Troop 182 began its Christmas tree recycling program Wednesday. The Scouts will cover Eugene, Springfield, Veneta, Harrisburg and Junction City all the way through Jan. 20. “They call us and then we … Continue reading »

Boy Scouts Sell Christmas Trees

EUGENE, Ore. — Christmas is a few weeks away and with Thanksgiving behind us, people are ready to start decorating. Tree lots have been popping up all over town, including one along Coburg Road by a local Boy Scout troop. Members said they’ve been raising money through tree sales for at least three decades. While … Continue reading »

Scouting for Food for Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — Well over 1,000 local Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and varsity team members took to the streets of Lane County to collect food for people in need. “Scouting for Food” is an annual event that brings in 10-15 tons of food each year. Willamette High School was one of three drop off locations. … Continue reading »

Boy Scouts Honor Guaranty RV Founder

EUGENE, Ore. — The Founder of Guaranty RV Super Centers, Herb Nill, has been awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award for his life work and shared talents with the community. Nill earned his Eagle Scout award in 1942 and continued to follow the principles of the Scout Oath and Scout Law for the past 70 … Continue reading »