Police Pursuit Ends in Arrest

EUGENE, Ore. — A man wanted for numerous crimes led police on a chase through a west Eugene neighborhood Saturday afternoon. Officers say they finally had to tase the man before taking him into custody. Police say officers had been looking for Brent Welding since at least Friday. Officers wouldn’t confirm what Welding was wanted … Continue reading »

Elderly Poker Players

EUGENE, Ore. — Tradition is hard to break so, for three hours a day, three days a week, a group of residents at the Solvang Retirement home breaks out a deck of cards. The group of seven plays rounds of poker, something they say can get quite competitive. Players say the buy in is 50 … Continue reading »

Singles Meetup Group Soars in Popularity

EUGENE, Ore. — You may have heard of single meetup groups before. But one group in Eugene is really catching on. It’s called the Singles Mingle Group. Men and women looking to ditch their single status meet up once a month in hopes of clicking with that special someone. The founder, Eugene resident Heidi Brancato … Continue reading »

City to Remove Credit Parking Meters

EUGENE, Ore. — You may want to carry extra change on you next time you visit downtown Eugene. The city is pulling the plug on credit card parking meters. Last summer, the city of Eugene had the opportunity to field test the credit card meters before buying them. It installed about 75 if them in … Continue reading »

Recycled Fashion Line at St. Vinnie’s

EUGENE, Ore. — St. Vincent de Paul is known for making one person’s trash, another person’s treasure but now they’re doing that with a twist. Mitra Chester isn’t your typical fashion designer. “These were made from damaged belts, leather belts. these are old vinyl LP’s. These were pants that maybe had some damage or were … Continue reading »

Why Do We Text and Drive?

EUGENE, Ore. — We know the risks and consequences of texting and driving, but it’s still so hard for some not to pick up that phone. It all starts with our way of thinking. We see the number of tickets officers hand out and the graphic ads on TV, but experts say many of us … Continue reading »

Fans React to Ducks’ Season Ending

EUGENE, Ore. — The season is not looking so sweet for the Oregon Ducks after losing to the Wisconsin Badgers Saturday in the NCAA basketball tournament. The Ducks were sent packing after the second round of their tournament run but fans in Eugene say they’re not disappointed in their team. Fans say it was heart-wrenching … Continue reading »

Spring Break Slows Down Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite a Duck loss, many students are still in high spirits because it’s spring break but that’s also translating into low sales for nearby businesses. Businesses on campus say that’s typically the case during all the major breaks in the school year. Employees at Yogurt Extreme on 13th Avenue say Sunday was … Continue reading »

Road Closure During Spring Break

EUGENE, Ore. — A stretch of 19th Avenue in front of South Eugene High School will be closed to traffic during spring break. Eugene public works will be replacing damaged concrete panels between High and Ferry streets. The two-block section will be closed for the entire week to give the concrete enough time to cure, … Continue reading »

St. Vincent de Paul Donates Books to LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break may be here for many schools but right now St. Vincent de Paul is hitting the books. The nonprofit is donating 300 books to beef up the Lane Community College library. Officials from St. Vinnie’s say a librarian from LCC is specifically selecting books that encourage students to read for … Continue reading »

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