EPD Searches for Bank Robber

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police says an Oregon Community Credit Union was robbed Tuesday and the man is still on the loose. EPD says around 10:12 a.m. the Oregon Community Credit Union at 488 E. 11th Ave. was robbed by a man described as white, in his mid-twenties, 5’10” tall, with short dark hair, and … Continue reading »

Rise in Santa Clara Burglaries

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are looking for the person or group of people behind a spike in burglaries. Police say the reports are coming from the River Road and Santa Clara area. EPD says someone is breaking into homes through an open or unlocked garage door. Anyone with information is asked to call Eugene … Continue reading »

Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

EUGENE, Ore. — A new direction for the proposed Eugene City Hall. City councilors have approved the construction of a fourth floor. Councilors gave the go ahead at Monday’s work session. They were also considering the construction of an underground parking garage, but scrapped those plans. While councilors say this will add to the cost, it … Continue reading »

Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore — Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday,  Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast. Cascade Mycological Society and Lane Community College are festival partners. Volunteers forge all the mushrooms, set up the stunning … Continue reading »

Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

EUGENE, Ore —  Hop Valley is hoping to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research with its first annual Hop to Hop on Saturday, Oct. 25. Rain or shine, participants will walk or run from the Hop Valley Tasting Room at 990 1st Ave. in Eugene to the Hop Valley Restaurant in Springfield located at 980 … Continue reading »

Tree Crashes onto House

EUGENE, Ore. — Our first big fall storm of the season tested the rivers, the sewers and at times, even the homes, as several trees came down during the heavy rainfall and strong winds. This fall storm hasn’t disappointed with rain totals topping two inches in some spots. A perfect example of some of the … Continue reading »

Eugene Launches Leaf Collection Website

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is launching a new tool Thursday to help people with the leaf collection program. You can type in your address o find out what zone you live in and when your leaves will be picked up. The city’s leaf collection program starts on November 3rd in the central … Continue reading »

Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit Opens

EUGENE,  Ore — The dead come to life this Friday, Oct. 16.  Maude Kerns Art Center presents its Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit. The bright, colorful artwork is inspired by the Mexican holiday which honors the dead. Just as important as the art,  are the seven altars designed by local community members. It’s Maude Kerns … Continue reading »

Eugene Disaster Relief Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens learned about the power in their pedals by taking part in the second annual Eugene Disaster Relief Trials. More than 60 people signed up to be a part of Saturday’s event. Participants rode to different check points around town and went through emergency drills, learning preparedness skills. Vendors set up a … Continue reading »

Designers Hit Runway at Fashion Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fashion Week is here. Sixteen local designers, 45 models and 100 looks will hit the run way this weekend. Vanessa Froehling, Stitches by V designer, specializes in organic cotton, bamboo jersey and denim. She debuted her designs at last year’s fashion week in the ready-to-wear show, but fashion week is an opportunity … Continue reading »

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