Web Extra: 2014 World Junior Pressers

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SSE: 1-on-1 with Vin Lananna

Eugene, Ore.– KEZI Sports’ Mike Skow spoke with Tracktown USA & UO Athletics’ Vin Lananna this week about the upcoming IAAF World Junior Championships as well as the Duck men’s track & field team winning this year’s NCAA Outdoor title at last month’s championships in Eugene. See our full conversation here.

Sick Leave Ordinance Up for Debate

EUGENE, Ore. — On Monday, the topic of mandatory sick leave will be up for discussion. The Eugene City Council is scheduled to listen to public comment on a sick leave ordinance Monday night, but the Lane County board is holding an emergency meeting that morning in hopes of halting the decision. The board believes … Continue reading »

Service Dog Complaint to go Before Judge

EUGENE, Ore. –  A local woman says she was asked to leave a local business because her service dogs were not allowed inside. Now, more than a year later, her complaint will go before a judge. Michel Hilt-Hayden says she is a person with disabilities whose rights to public access were denied. The complaint says … Continue reading »

City Offers Places to Cool Off

EUGENE, Ore. — If you can’t beat the heat during the next few days of hot weather, the City of Eugene says you can cool off at the library. The downtown library is just one of many places to escape the heat during Eugene’s mini heat wave. It’s hours are as follows:  Sunday 1 p.m. to … Continue reading »

Hwy 99 Crash Causes Gas Leak

EUGENE, Ore. — Clear Lake Road near Highway 99 is open after a crash between a motorcycle and car closed it down for hours Saturday. Lane Fire Authority responded to the crash around 11 a.m. Officials say the motorcycle rear-ended a car then slid over three lanes. It then hit a gas line and caused … Continue reading »

Three Arrested In Seneca Mill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people are in the Lane County jail Monday, accused of trespassing during a protest earlier at the Seneca Sawmill Company. Eugene police blocked off a stretch East Enid Road off Highway 99 North. The protestors marched outside the Seneca Sawmill Company singing songs, chanting, and making sure their voices were heard … Continue reading »

Pink At the Pro Rodeo

EUGENE, Ore. — This is the fourth year the Eugene Pro Rodeo is having its Tough Enough to Wear Pink event. It raises money for Cascade Health Foundation and Diagnostic screening for breast cancer. The rodeo director and those participating in the rodeo say they hope to keep this tradition going and give people a … Continue reading »

Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling

EUGENE, Ore. — Privately held companies with religious objections, like Hobby Lobby, cannot be forced to offer certain types of birth control coverage under President Obama’s health care law. In a 5-to-4 decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some for-profit corporations have religious rights. The high court considered appeals from the arts-and-crafts giant … Continue reading »

“Bags of Love” Helping Kids in Crisis

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene-based non-profit helped more than a thousand children in crisis last year and it’s hoping to help even more this year. Bags of Love is an organization that partners with over 40 agencies to provide bags full of blankets, toys, clothes, and other items to children. Executive director, Di Barrong, says … Continue reading »

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