Harry Potter Fans Collect Book Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — While it sounds magical, a local army’s only trying to create a stockpile of books for area students. A group called Dumbledore’s Army of Lane County┬áis behind the drive. The Harry Potter enthusiasts are taking donations for books at Sheldon and Springfield High Schools and Lane Community College. Organizers say when you … Continue reading »

Gleaning Bill to Benefit Farmers

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon farmers can do a number of things with surplus crops. One option is donating them to gleaners. They come harvest the extra crops and distribute it to low-income families. Right now farmers don’t get any incentive for donating to gleaners, but a new bill could change that. Betty Briggs, of Gleaner … Continue reading »

FFLC Meets its Donation Goal

EUGENE, Ore. — Food For Lane County announce that it had met its donation goal Tuesday, way ahead of schedule. In early February, organizers say an anonymous donor approached them with a challenge to raise $100,000 by February 28th and the donor would match the amount. Since then, organizers say donations have been pouring in … Continue reading »

Relay for Life Donation Jars Stolen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are looking for the woman they say stole two Relay for Life donation jars. The jars were stolen from the Dari Mart at 1950 Mohawk Blvd. on Dec. 8 and 9. Officers have released surveillance photos of the suspect. If you have any information on this case, call the Springfield Police … Continue reading »

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