What’s Next for Civic Stadium?

EUGENE, Ore. — Now that the 4J School Board has accepted the city of Eugene’s bid to purchase Civic Stadium, there is still a ways to go before the property officially switches hands. The 4J School District says no money has been exchanged and still no plan for the stadium is guaranteed. The city council … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Sale: What’s Next?

EUGENE, Ore. — Three teams were at bat, but only one came out a winner. The Eugene School Board chose the City of Eugene to move forward with purchasing Civic Stadium in South Eugene, beating out The Eugene Family YMCA and Fred Meyer. The next step: the city must raise $3 million to renovate the … Continue reading »

4J Board Approves Civic Sale to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of historic Civic Stadium is now in the hands of the city of Eugene. Every single member of the 4J School Board said this was a very difficult decision to make. But in the end, the city’s offer would bring money to the district the quickest, which is why six … Continue reading »

Board to Select Civic Stadium Buyer

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been years in the making, and Wednesday a buyer may finally be selected for Civic Stadium. The stadium has been vacant ever since the Eugene Emeralds baseball team decided to relocate for the 2010 season. Wednesday, the Eugene school board may finally select an offer. There are three bids: from the … Continue reading »

School Board Discusses Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — Community members from across Eugene are voicing their opinions on the future of Civic Stadium. “We have an opportunity to honor the wishes of hundreds of people who want to save Civic Stadium. I am one of them,” said Eugene resident Juan Carlos Valle. Some said they supported the city’s 4.5 million … Continue reading »

School Board to Discuss Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board will take public input Wednesday night on the future of Civic Stadium. The four year long battle over who will own Civic Stadium will soon come to an end. The school board is just two weeks away from figuring out which multi-million dollar offer it will accept. On … Continue reading »

City Reacts to Supt. Recommendation

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is facing a budget deficit that could lead to fewer library branches and fire trucks. But it could soon be one step closer to owning Civic Stadium. The city says the $4.5 million it would use to buy Civic Stadium would come from park acquisition funds raised through … Continue reading »

Supt. Suggests Selling Civic to City

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of speculation and proposals, the future of Eugene’s aging Civic Stadium may end up in the hands of the city. 4J’s superintendent made the recommendation Monday to sell the stadium to the city instead of the YMCA or Fred Meyer. While this is just a recommendation, 4J Superintendent Sheldon Berman … Continue reading »

4J Has Final Civic Stadium Proposals

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J Superintendent has delayed his Civic Stadium recommendation by a few days, but the district says it’s still on schedule to make a final decision on potentially selling the historic stadium next month. The district set a deadline for four Wednesday for the three players who are still interested in acquiring … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Bids Changing

EUGENE, Ore. — Two groups in the running to purchase Civic Stadium have changed their bids. While Fred Meyer is increasing the amount of money it’s offering the 4J School District to purchase Civic Stadium, the city of Eugene is giving itself more time to come up with a private business to renovate and operate … Continue reading »

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