First Cidery Open in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is no stranger to breweries and wineries. Last month, the area’s first cidery opened for business. WildCraft Cider Works just opened the day before Thanksgiving near 4th and Lincoln. Being the first cidery in Eugene makes it unique, but its business approach also sets it apart. The general manager says they … Continue reading »

Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says two firefighters were injured and sent to the hospital early Sunday morning, after fighting an extensive house fire in Eugene. The call came in just after 3:00 a.m. for a structure fire on the 1900 block of Willamette Street. When crews arrived they saw the upstairs of … Continue reading »

Power Out for Thousands

UPDATE — Power has been restored. EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB was reporting major outages starting around 3:15 p.m. Saturday. They said thousands in Eugene were without power. Traffic lights at multiple intersections in the downtown area were out. Eugene Police are asking drivers to treat the intersections like four-way stops.   There is no estimated … Continue reading »

Massive Fire Destroys Home

Video shot by neighbors. EUGENE, Ore.– Fire crews put out a fully engulfed house fire on the 200 block of Knapp Lane in Eugene. It happened at about 6am Wednesday. Battalion Fire Chief Matt Steinberg says the flames were so strong that crews couldn’t enter the home when they first arrived. But once they started … Continue reading »

Standoff Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — What exactly happened during Wednesday’s standoff in downtown Eugene was still unclear Thursday. There are several conflicting reports, including whether or not a gun was actually involved. Police officers initially said they believed Steven Mara, the man involved in the situation, was a gun owner, but he denies that claim. Mara spent … Continue reading »

Movember Comes to an End

EUGENE, Ore. — The end of November signals the end of all those Movember mustaches grown to bring awareness to prostate cancer. Some participants were at the Analog Barber Shop in downtown Eugene Sunday, shaving their “Mo-bro” mustaches. Shop owner Don Rich is donating $5 from each shave to the Oregon Cancer Foundation. Participants say … Continue reading »

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 »

Civil War to Bring Heavy Traffic

CORVALLIS, Ore. — ┬áSaturday marks the 118th edition of the Civil War football game, and that means heavy traffic. The Oregon Department of Transportation expects more than 15,000 extra vehicles will be on Interstate 5 and other roads between Eugene and Corvallis on Saturday. Crews are already setting up equipment around Reser Stadium to control … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Open for Saturday

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD/COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Egan Warming Centers will be open the night of Saturday, Nov. 29th. Volunteers are on standby for the night of Sunday, Nov. 30th and Monday, Dec. 1st. Sites activated for Saturday, Nov. 29th are as follows: 1. First Christian Church, 11th & Oak Eugene (shuttles to take guests to other … Continue reading »

Eugene Couple Wants Wedding Do-Over

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene couple is asking the public for a chance at a real wedding. Dezire Cavitta and her wife believe the “I Do Redo” competition out of Las Vegas, NV could be it. The contest will provide its winners the new opportunity for the big day of their dreams and this same-sex … Continue reading »

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