Crash Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond

EUGENE, Ore. — A crash ends with four people in the hospital and a car nearly into the Delta Ponds. The wreck was just off Delta Highway near Goodpasture Loop. Investigators aren’t sure exactly what happened but say two cars crashed. One ended up hitting the guard rail at the Goodpasture onramp and then flipped. … Continue reading »

Eugene Eighth Graders Competing in DC

EUGENE, Ore. — Three Eugene eighth graders are taking flight Thursday to compete in a nation-wide competition. The students from Prairie Mountain School are headed to Washington DC to compete in the KidWind challenge. They’re bringing along a scale model wind turbine that’s getting tested for how much energy it generates. The trip is funded … Continue reading »

LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — A special deal this summer for kids in the Eugene-Springfield area that lets them skate, swim and possibly bowl a strike, all for one price. It’s called the 1Pass and anyone under the age of 18 can get one for $50. The pass gets kids on any LTD bus and into any … Continue reading »

Drive-by Dart Attacks in West Eugene

Eugene, Ore. — Police are trying to find out who’s behind a string of drive-by dart attacks in West Eugene. So far, three people say they’ve been hit by 4-inch darts. The attacks happened between April first, and the 17th. The first pedestrian was hit near Roosevelt and Foch, the second on 13th and Chambers, … Continue reading »

Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — Homeless hospital patients now have a care facility where they can recover. It not only meets their health care needs, but also reduces financial stress on the health care system. “We have a long-standing challenge with patients that are homeless that also have a lot of medical issues. They are very vulnerable,” … Continue reading »

House Fire on Gilham Road

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators are still looking into what caused a house fire in North Eugene Tuesday. It happened just before 2 p.m. at a home on Gilham Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire, but a pet cat died in the blaze. About six units … Continue reading »

Whole Foods to Eugene?

EUGENE, Ore. — A downtown land owner was hoping to redevelop a chunk of land at Broadway and High Street. Already, rumors have been swirling that whole foods could again be trying to open a store in Eugene. Talk among developers is that high-end grocer whole foods may want to try to move into the … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Autopsy Results

UPDATE: The autopsy results for a man found dead in Eugene Saturday morning showed it was a suicide. The medical examiner says Tyler Alexander, 27, died of a gunshot wound to the head. He was found at a house on the 1,100 block of Woodside Drive. Where police say he was briefly acquainted with someone that … Continue reading »

Wild Duck on Coburg Closes

EUGENE, Ore. — The Wild Duck Cafe on Coburg Road closed its doors Monday, after less than a year in business. There were signs up on each entrance, letting customers know about the change. The owners say while business has been okay, they weren’t happy with the overall location. They planned to open an adjacent … Continue reading »

Residents Share Their Meaning of Easter

EUGENE, Ore. — The sun rose with Easter Sunday morning, creating ideal weather for egg hunters and church go-ers. At Eugene Christian Fellowship, parents watched as their kids raced around the yard for eggs and candy. During that time, people shared what Easter means to them, everything from something sweet to something spiritual. The day … Continue reading »

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