Second Case of Meningococcemia at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health announced Tuesday the diagnosis of a second University of Oregon student with Meningococcemia, a very serious and potentially deadly bacterial infection. While people with Meningococcemia have the potential of infecting others, the bacteria cannot live for more than a few minutes outside the body, so the disease is … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced For Child Sex Abuse

EUGENE, Ore. — A former Springfield resident is sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for child sex abuse. A judge handed down the sentence to 44-year-old Jeffrey Woods Tuesday morning. Woods was convicted last month on several charges including sodomy. Springfield Police detectives say each of his victims was under the age of … Continue reading »

Uber Appeal Hearing Postponed

EUGENE, Ore. — An appeal hearing concerning ride-sharing app Uber has been postponed. Jan Bohman, Community Relations Director for the City of Eugene, says the hearing will take place at a later date. It was originally planned for Monday morning. Uber is appealing fines of nearly $200,000 for operating without a license. Current city code … Continue reading »

East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

Philadelphia, PA. — The East Coast storm is having a nationwide impact including for people from Eugene. Eugene resident Jeannie Snyder flew out to Philadelphia to celebrate her grandson’s first birthday and has been visiting for a couple of weeks. She says her flight home Tuesday was cancelled Saturday in anticipation of the storm. She … Continue reading »

Woman Trying to Find Owner of Old Photos

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman is turning to the public for help reuniting a family with a part of its history. Tammy Ferguson found an envelope of old photos about a year ago in an old coach while working at RV Outlet in Eugene. She says no one has come back to claim the pictures, … Continue reading »

4J School Choice Event

EUGENE, Ore. — A chance for 4J parents to check out a variety elementary schools. The district held its elementary school showcase at the 4J education center. Parents were able to meet staff from 19 elementary schools and learn about what each school has to offer. Parents have the choice to register their child for … Continue reading »

City to Hold Uber Hearing

EUGENE, Ore. — Changes could be coming to the city of Eugene’s transportation code to allow rideshare app Uber to continue operating within city limits. The city of Eugene is holding a public hearing on Tuesday to get input from residents about taxi companies and whether changes should be made to the city code, allowing … Continue reading »

Pizzerias Prep for Game Day Deliveries

EUGENE, Ore. — Businesses are preparing for Duck fans who plan on watching the game from home. Pizza restaurants are anticipating a game day rush, saying deliveries will keep them moving all day. Papa’s Pizza says football games always keep them busy, and with the biggest game of the year straight ahead, they’re expecting extra … Continue reading »

Killer Burger Holds Game Day Contest

EUGENE, Ore. — A local burger joint is looking to bring the heat on Monday for the National Championship game. Killer Burger in downtown Eugene is having a game day special. The Smokin’ O Burger is filled with extra toppings like jalapeƱos, fried onions and double the bacon. Killer Burger will be doing head to … Continue reading »

Eugene: State of the City Address

EUGENE, Ore. — There wasn’t an empty seat at the Hult Center Wednesday night as Mayor Kitty Piercy delivered Eugene’s State of the City Address. But before she took the podium, Councilor Chris Pryor had a special announcement. “Go Ducks,” said Pryor. Eugene tipped their hats to the Ducks, a triumphant start to a night … Continue reading »

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