Euphoria Chocolate Gets New Owners

EUGENE, Ore. – The owners and founders of the Euphoria Chocolate Company announced they sold their company Friday. Owners Bob Bury and Sue Subbot founded the Euphoria Chocolate Company in 1980, and have now sold the company to Van and Bonnie Glass. “It’s a hard decision to make this change, but the time was right … Continue reading »

Library Reading Program

EUGENE, Ore. – The National Center for Education says that children who read have more of an advantage over those who are not. It says children who are frequently read are more likely to count to 20, write their own names, and read or pretend to read faster than other kids. Connie Bennett, the library … Continue reading »

Candlewood Suites Opens for Business

EUGENE, Ore. — A new addition to the Eugene-Springfield area is up and running just in time for the busy weekend. The Candlewood Suites hotel on Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area opened its doors Friday afternoon. Within a half hour of opening, the 87-room hotel checked in its first guests. The general manager says … Continue reading »

City Hall Reconstruction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Reconstruction on city hall was underway after the city celebrated the old building Wednesday afternoon. The city says talks over rebuilding city hall have been underway for two decades, which is why the building tear down is a major step toward plans for the new city hall. But some community members want … Continue reading »

Eugene Makes List of Best Bike Cities

EUGENE, Ore. — It may be Tracktown USA, but people in Eugene love to bike, and it shows. The city comes in at number 15 on a list of America’s Best Bike Cities by Bicycling Magazine. Staff considered things like the number of miles of protected bike lanes clearly marked, roadways, and feedback from everyday … Continue reading »

Foul Ball Hits Moving Car on MLK Blvd.

EUGENE, Ore. — The phrase “hitting it out of the park” has a whole new meaning for one Springfield woman. This, after a foul ball falls in an unexpected place during an Ems game Friday night. A foul ball caught her on the move outside of PK Park. “We were passing Autzen Stadium and a … Continue reading »

Game Day Forecasts

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Saturday will be partly sunny with an occasional shower. All showers will be light, but expect them to continue through early tonight. Temperatures will be even cooler with highs remaining in the upper 70s and low 80s inland, mid 60s along the coast. Sunday through the rest of the week … Continue reading »

Popular Labor Day Destinations

EUGENE, Ore.– Thursday is the official start of the Labor Day weekend travel. It’s a chance for families to take that one last summer fling before school starts. Travel numbers are expected to break records, but thankfully, Lane County is a short distance away from popular Labor Day destinations. “You don’t have to travel far … Continue reading »

Duck Downtown Kickoff!

EUGENE, Ore.– Duck fans will have more to cheer about this football season! Friday kicks of Duck Downtown. It’s a brand new series of events hitting the downtown scene of both Eugene and Springfield, every Friday before home football games. “All kinds of special offers, from food and beverage and retail discounts,” said Lisa Lawton … Continue reading »

Spike in Car Break-ins at Popular Park

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are warning people not to leave valuables in their cars, after an increase in break-ins at Spencer’s Butte. Eugene Police says they’ve been getting at least three calls a day from people saying they had things stolen from their car. This all started about three weeks ago and the break-ins usually … Continue reading »

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