Volunteers Clean the Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. — The Willamette River is flowing a lot cleaner Saturday thanks to volunteers from all over Lane County. More than 100 people signed up to help pick up garbage along the river in Eugene and Springfield. It’s part of the 2014 Great Willamette River Clean Up, headed by Willamette Riverkeeper. Volunteers cleaned up … Continue reading »

Woman Creates Felting Fashion

EUGENE, Ore. — Bubble wrap, wool, soap, nylons and a swimming pool noodle; What can you make with those items? A Eugene fiber designer created felting fashion and her creations are hitting the runway at Portland Fashion Week. At lightning speed, Tylar Merrill can transform fabric into fashion. She’s been sewing since she was about … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Red Light Installed in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A new traffic signal on 30th Avenue near University Street was turned on Wednesday. The signal is designed to increase safety for the hundreds of school children, transit users and others who cross the street every day. The pedestrian-activated signal is the first of its kind in Eugene. Here’s how the crossing … Continue reading »

Police Issue Numerous Citations Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Students were back in class Monday at the University of Oregon; but as they moved in this weekend, police were out patrolling, handing out multiple citations, and even made some arrests. The numbers from Eugene Police spoke for themselves, quite a few were people stopped by police on Friday and Saturday night. … Continue reading »

UPDATE: OSP Finds Missing Woman

UPDATE: Oregon State Police says it made contact with Andria Terrell Monday morning and she is safe near Crater Lake. EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon State Police is searching for a missing woman. Andria Terrell, 51, is a traveling nurse, currently working in Eugene. According to her husband, Terrell was enroute to Crater Lake Sunday. Anyone … Continue reading »

EPD Warns of Woman Stealing Wallets

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are warning people to think twice before giving strangers a lift in their car. EPD says a woman is stealing from people who offer to give her a ride. It’s happened several times in the past 10 days. Police say the woman approaches people in the Winco parking lot in … Continue reading »

Oregon Gubernatorial Debate In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon voters had a chance to hear from five of the six candidates for governor Saturday in Eugene. The Gubernatorial candidates forum was as part of the League of Oregon Cities 89th conference. This comes after a debate in Sunriver Friday between Governor John Kitzhaber and State Representative Dennis Richardson. Saturday’s debate … Continue reading »

Motor Home Fire Investigation

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield firefighters responded to a motor home fire in Eugene. It happened on the 3000 block of Firwood Way at 5:10am Friday. Flames engulfed the motor home and spread to surrounding trees, vegetation, and a fence. Fortunately, firefighters knocked it out before flames could spread to nearby homes. The fire department says the … Continue reading »

Itzhak Perlman Returns to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore — Itzhak Perlman is considered by many as the greatest violinist in the world and this weekend, he’s coming to Eugene. Perlman will perform with the Eugene Symphony at a special concert on Sunday,  Sept. 28. at the Hult Center.  It is his third time playing with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. “He is … Continue reading »

Dirty Duck 5K Race

EUGENE, Ore — It’s a bye week for the Oregon Ducks.  What are fans to do?  Get your game gear and head out to the Dirty Duck 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 27. The second annual Dirty Duck is a 5K Fan Run/Walk starting at Alton Baker Park.   The 3.1 mile course includes four Color … Continue reading »

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