Fans Invited to Tailgate in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Even if you’re not going to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl, you can tailgate in Eugene. The Duck Store is inviting the public to their Tailgate Tuesday event at the Oakway Center. Staff will be handing out free gift bags, food and drinks to get fans excited for the Rose Bowl. This … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Open Their Doors

EUGENE, Ore. — The Egan Warming Centers will be open Monday and Tuesday night, but organizers are still looking for help from trained volunteers. Volunteers say during the holidays many people who regularly give their time to the shelters, are out of town. That’s why they need more help this week as the sites open … Continue reading »

2 Morning Fires, Arson Suspected

EUGENE, Ore.– Two early morning fires have investigators suspicious that an arsonist is at work. At 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department responded to debris fire near the Big Y Liquor Store on West 6th Avenue in Eugene. An hour later, firefighters put out a dumpster fire just blocks away, on the 1600 block … Continue reading »

Bed bugs found at Eugene Library

Eugene, Ore. – The downtown Eugene Library is dealing with unwanted guests –bed bugs. The tiny insects were discovered earlier this month by a library patron, who found them in a chair on the third floor. More bugs were discovered in chairs on the second floor, too. Staff quickly took action – removing the infested … Continue reading »

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 »

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