Last Day of Toy Distribution

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The early blast of winter weather was tough on everyone especially on Toys for Tots collection. Organizers say it’s been a busy and worrisome distribution weekend for them, because each day they were concerned they wouldn’t have all they wanted and needed to serve the families in our community this year. … Continue reading »

Parents Line Up for Tickets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Toys for Tots collection campaign will be over Saturday after the Springfield Parade, but now comes the really fun part. At 10 a.m. Friday, more than a hundred people were lined up at the Springfield Armory, to get a ticket for this weekend’s toy handout five hours before the doors opened. … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 22

It’s the final Friday Night Blitz of the 2013 season. Watch highlights from four games, including defending 6A state champion Sheldon looking for go through Canby and into the semifinals. Also watch previews from several local teams that play on Saturday.

Friday Night Blitz – November 8

For the November 8 version of the Friday Night Blitz, it’s the first round of the state playoffs. Jake Zivin and Stephen Nelson bring you highlights from twelve games from teams in our area and scores from many others. Who moved on, and whose season came to an end?

Friday Night Blitz – October 25

For the October 25 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from twelve games including our game of the week between Springfield and Churchill. A few teams had opportunities to clinch league titles, while other schools were wrapping up their regular seasons.

UPDATE: Arrest Made Following Shooting

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police have made an arrest in connection to a late night shooting on Tuesday at the Westwood Lumber Company in Cottage Grove.  The Lane County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Emily Sattig admitted to opening fire on the lumber mill’s caretaker. Investigators say she went to the mill with the intent of killing the victim … Continue reading »

Stolen Decorations Anger Family

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. –A Cottage Grove couple says someone stole their Halloween. The Basque’s say thieves made off with a number of their decorations. The couple has lived in Cottage Grove for 37 years and say decorating their lawn for the holidays is a tradition. Ron Bascue says someone stole their huge blow up pumpkin and … Continue reading »

Restaurant Robber Caught

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove police arrested a woman they say robbed a restaurant Monday afternoon. Police say Kelly Walker went to the Pink House Restaurant and showed the clerk a firearm in her back pack. After the clerk and another employee exited the restaurant, Walker allegedly grabbed a bank bag and ran to … Continue reading »

Interview: Covered Bridge Festival

Lane County has more covered bridges than any other county west of the Mississippi, and 17 of them are on the National Register of Historic Places.  On Saturday, people can celebrate this rich history at the 11th Annual Covered Bridge Festival in Cottage Grove’s Bohemia Park from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Judd Van Gorder … Continue reading »

Old Paint into New Art

EUGENE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove man turns what might be considered vandalism, into his own personal form of art. For the last two years, Josh Sands has been picking up discarded paint from various places around town and even the world. But it’s not about cleaning up, it’s about making something new. Sands uses … Continue reading »

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