Domestic Violence Victim to Survivor

EUGENE, Ore. — The latest survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that one in three women will be a victim of domestic violence. Breaking free from abuse takes courage, it’s a transformation from victim to survivor. In 2007, Lacey Sharp was caught up in an abusive relationship. It didn’t start … Continue reading »

Womenspace Closes Walk-In Advocacy

EUGENE, Ore. — Womenspace, a local nonprofit that helps domestic violence victims, cut a core service this month. Financial woes forced it to close its walk-in advocacy program this year. Staff members say domestic violence is a serious issue, but budget woes are making it more difficult to fight here in Lane County. It’s estimated … Continue reading »

Murdered Springfield Woman Remembered

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Friends and family gathered for a small vigil Wednesday night to remember a murdered Springfield woman. The candles were flickering for Allyson Archibald. She was found on a Springfield sidewalk two years ago, beaten to death by her boyfriend. The gathering was all about support and honoring her memory. “It’s just a … Continue reading »

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