Police Investigate Downtown Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — A shooting in downtown Eugene early Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital and police are still looking for a suspect. The Eugene Police Department says one of those people is recovering from very serious injuries after someone opened fire just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning investigators were on scene collecting … Continue reading »

Corvallis Celebrates Annual Parade

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Friday marked the 30th annual Corvallis Community Christmas parade, and kids lined the streets of downtown to watch dozens of floats go by. This year’s theme was “A Toy Story Christmas.” The Mid-Valley Lion’s Club put on the parade, and the organization asked people to bring unwrapped, new Christmas toys with them to the … Continue reading »

Council Denies Corvallis Hotel Proposal

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis City Council shot down a downtown hotel proposal Monday night that would have partnered the city with developers to build a parking garage. Developers have proposed building a Hyatt Hotel in downtown Corvallis at the corner of First Street and Adams Avenue. But they asked the city to partner with them … 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 Water Main Breaks

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Homes and businesses along 5th Street in Corvallis may be without water for at least 24 hours, as crews are working to fix a broken water main. The break happened around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon near 5th St. and Harrison Blvd., and knocked out water along 5th St. between Tyler Ave. and Monroe … Continue reading »

Downtown Eugene Among Best in Country

EUGENE, Ore. — Downtown Eugene was now ranked among the best downtowns in the country. Livability.com ranked downtown Eugene as number nine on its list of Top 10 Downtowns in the country. Eugene made its way onto the list with its population and income growth, affordable housing, and retail and office vacancy rates. It’s no … Continue reading »

Eugene Sunday Streets Fill Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — Three miles of the busy downtown streets were shut down for residents to walk, roll and bike around. Sunday was the third annual Eugene Sunday Streets event. Downtown Eugene had it all. From live music to kids activities, people gathered downtown for Eugene Sunday Streets. “He’s having a grand time. It looks … Continue reading »

Park Your Art Here Displays New Piece

EUGENE, Ore. — A brand new piece of art is now on display in downtown after being unvieled at Eugene Sunday Streets. It’s part of the Park Your Art Here project. The painting is the work of a Canadian artist, Cindy Chen. Her work was chosen from over a hundred different pieces submitted to the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Vin Lananna and Ian Dobson

TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna: Former Olympian and event organizer Ian Dobson:

Downtown Tech Companies Thriving

EUGENE, Ore. — Many business are still recovering from the efffects of the recession, but one industry is booming in downtown Eugene. The vice president of a local tech company says the job opportunities in the Eugene tech world are thriving. With the revitalization of downtown Eugene, it’s brought in a lot of new businesses … Continue reading »

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