City and County Consider Land Swap

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene and Lane County are considering partnering together in a land swap that could give the farmers market a permanent year-round site. Organizers with the Lane County Farmers Market say it’s grown over the years, and has used all of its space in the park blocks. Farmers are asking for more … Continue reading »

Eugene, Lane County Land Swap Discussion

EUGENE, Ore. — A potential land swap is in the works in downtown Eugene between the City of Eugene and Lane County. Both parties are discussing the possibility of swapping the county’s Butterfly Lot, a parking lot on the corner of 8th and Oak Streets in downtown Eugene, with part of the city’s unused City Hall building … Continue reading »

Corvallis Protest Against Homelessness

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The men’s and women’s homeless shelters have closed their doors for the season; dozens of people say they have no place to go, and protesters are speaking out in front of the Benton County Courthouse. One woman says she wanted to make a statement by pitching a tent on Tuesday afternoon. She … Continue reading »

Lane County Courthouse Needs Repairs

EUGENE, Ore. — Representatives says the Lane County Courthouse is screaming for a makeover. Lane County commissioners got to see for themselves Tuesday some of the failing functionality and where renovations are needed. In 1959 it was the cream of the crop, a state of the art facility. But that was then. Now the space … Continue reading »