O’Hara Students Pay Tribute to Veterans

EUGENE, Ore — Many schools have Veterans Day off, but they are not letting this national holiday go unrecognized. O’Hara Catholic School held a special tribute for veterans and servicemen and women on Monday, November 10. Students sang songs including the National Anthem and You’re A Grand Old Flag. The U.S. Marine Corps presented the … Continue reading »

Levi Strauss to Cut 500 Jobs Globally

EUGENE, Ore. — Levi Strauss & Co. plans to cut 500 jobs as part of a plan to save the company millions of dollars over the next five years, but it’s not clear where the cuts will come from or if offices in Eugene will be affected. It was a move the company first announced … Continue reading »

Carry the Fallen on Veterans Day

EUGENE, Ore — A new Veterans Day event is taking place on Tuesday, November 11 in Eugene and Springfield.  Local vets are teaming up for a 12 hour ruck march. Five local veterans, each with a disability, will march on Veterans Day for 12 hours.  They will be marching with backpacks and carrying the American … Continue reading »

Collaboration to End Vet Homelessness

EUGENE, Ore. — Homelessness is a problem many veterans experience locally and across the country. But, a collaboration between Lane County and the cities of Eugene and Springfield is hoping to put fourth a housing first model, so no veteran has to live on the streets. Charles Platt is a local veteran who’s now managing a … Continue reading »

30th Anniversary of Deadly UO Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been 30 years this Wednesday, since a deadly shooting at the University of Oregon killed an Olympic athlete and wounded another. Bill DeForrest, a retired captain with Eugene police, says he still remembers that day in 1984 when the sniper, Michael Feher, stood on top of Autzen Stadium and fired shots. … Continue reading »

Egan Warming Centers Prepare for Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — The temperatures are dropping and people here in the Willamette Valley say they’re definitely gearing up for what’s coming and the Egan Warming Centers are as well. They say they aren’t open yet but if the temperatures fall below 30, they’re ready to open their doors. “I thought it was cold today,” … Continue reading »

EPD Searches for Bank Robber

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police says an Oregon Community Credit Union was robbed Tuesday and the man is still on the loose. EPD says around 10:12 a.m. the Oregon Community Credit Union at 488 E. 11th Ave. was robbed by a man described as white, in his mid-twenties, 5’10” tall, with short dark hair, and … Continue reading »

Rise in Santa Clara Burglaries

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are looking for the person or group of people behind a spike in burglaries. Police say the reports are coming from the River Road and Santa Clara area. EPD says someone is breaking into homes through an open or unlocked garage door. Anyone with information is asked to call Eugene … Continue reading »

Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

EUGENE, Ore. — A new direction for the proposed Eugene City Hall. City councilors have approved the construction of a fourth floor. Councilors gave the go ahead at Monday’s work session. They were also considering the construction of an underground parking garage, but scrapped those plans. While councilors say this will add to the cost, it … Continue reading »

Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore — Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday,  Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast. Cascade Mycological Society and Lane Community College are festival partners. Volunteers forge all the mushrooms, set up the stunning … Continue reading »

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