Concealed Handgun Permits Spike

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s likely more people will apply for a concealed handgun permits in Lane County this year than ever before. In the first six months of 2013, there were just more than 2,000 new requests for concealed handgun licenses in Lane County–that’s just slightly less than the numbers for the entire year of … Continue reading »

Online CHL Appointment System Debuts

EUGENE, Ore. — In 2012, Lane County saw an average of 180 concealed handgun license applications a month. This year, it’s almost tripled, which means wait times have been worse than at the DMV. Until this week, the sheriff’s office only took concealed handgun licence applications by walk-ins only. It wasn’t a problem until they … Continue reading »