City Club Looks at Civic Stadium Future

EUGENE, Ore. — The City Club of Eugene is looking at the future of historic Civic Stadium. Dozens of people gathered to listen to members of the Eugene Civic Alliance about the options for the landmark, which includes a KidSports headquarters, field house, soccer stadium, park and green space, and a small commercial complex. The … Continue reading »

Old Civic Stadium Faces New Options

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of Eugene’s Civic Stadium is getting an extension. Any hopeful owners now have until January 16 to put in bids to the City of Eugene. When the 4J School District approved the city’s bid for the stadium, it was conditional. The city needed to find a partner with at least $3 … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Deadline Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline to save Civic Stadium has been extended until December. The Eugene City Council is giving Friends of Civic Stadium three more months to raise money to buy the historic ballpark. Friends of Civic Stadium say they’re excited about the fundraising deadline extension until December because it gives them extra time … Continue reading »

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 »

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