4J, YMCA Reach Tentative Agreement

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of negotiations the Eugene 4J School District and the YMCA have struck a tentative deal on the sale of the Roosevelt Middle School property. The board is set to meet next week to approve the $2.85 million agreement. If the board officially approves the deal next week, years of construction … Continue reading »

YMCA Reacts to 4J Land Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — The YMCA in Eugene is one step closer to finding a new home. The 4J School District approved a motion Wednesday night to set aside up to seven acres for the group to eventually buy, near Roosevelt Middle School. The decision came a few months after the YMCA lost out on purchasing the … Continue reading »

The Future of Roosevelt Middle School

EUGENE, Ore. — You can weigh in on the future of Roosevelt Middle School Tuesday night and the possibility of building a new YMCA on part of the site. The old Roosevelt Middle School was built in 1950 and needs to be replaced. Grounding breaking on a new facility could start as early as next … Continue reading »

Second Bid Placed on Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — Two offers now stand for Civic Stadium. The Eugene YMCA put in its bid at the beginning of the month, offering $3.5 million to the school district for Civic Stadium. Then, a week later, Powell Development offered $4.7 million. The YMCA wants to build a community center in the space and Washington developer Peter … Continue reading »

DAT Gives Back to Community

EUGENE, Ore. — The YMCA Winter Basketball League tipped off over the weekend with 1,650 kids, ranging from first to fifth grade, from all over the area taking the court. While most teams are coached by parents, the second grade Lakers hands down have the coolest coach – Oregon Duck football star De’Anthony Thomas. “Our … Continue reading »