City Of Eugene Frustrated With Uber

EUGENE, Ore.– The city of Eugene may consider shutting the ride share app, Uber down if it doesn’t reach an agreement. The city says since September it has done everything it can to work with Uber, including changing city code and loosening up on its requirements. The city says the only thing standing in the … Continue reading »

Bicyclist Hit By Car, Taken to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A bicyclist is recovering after he was hit by a car in south Eugene. The crash was near the intersection of 24th Avenue and Amazon Parkway. Police say the bicyclist was on the path which crosses 24th when he was hit. Emergency crews took him to the hospital, but his injuries do … Continue reading »

Council Approves Sale of Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — A major step forward for the future of Civic Stadium as Eugene city councilors approved the sale of the historic ballpark to the Eugene Civic Alliance Wednesday. A number of councilors expressed their excitement about what this could mean for Civic Stadium, after months of talks about what to do with the … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Survives “Shark Tank”

  EUGENE, Ore. — A man from Eugene strikes gold almost instantly after being on the hit television show “Shark Tank”. Mark Peterson swam with the sharks and survived. Since being on the show, sales for his product, the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, have soared tremendously. After being in business for two years, he sold … Continue reading »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Springfield, Ore. – Springfield police say a man was in possession of meth when he led officers on a pursuit. Police say 21-year-old Richard Unatin led officers on a chase for more than 20 minutes on Highway 126 and I-5 Monday night, after an officer attempted to stop him for several traffic violations near Harlow … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Eugene Home

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Springfield Fire Department is investigating a Saturday morning house fire on Sterling Drive. The fire started shortly before 4:30 a.m. Fire investigators and the Eugene Police Department are trying to figure out what caused the fire in the abandoned home in North Eugene. Neighbors told the fire department that at one … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Investigating Shooting

Eugene, Ore. – A man is behind bars accused of shooting a teenager near Roosevelt and Highway 99. Eugene police arrested 22-year-old Dyllon Welker after he turned himself into authorities Friday night. He’s charged with first degree assault. Around 6:30 p.m. paramedics rushed an 18-year-old with a stomach wound to the hospital. A man in … Continue reading »

Missing Eugene Toddler Found in Arizona

EUGENE, Ore. — A three-year-old boy from Eugene who went missing nearly a year ago is safe. He was found in Arizona Sunday. Mother Alicia Lopez says her three-year-old son Tristan Silva went missing last March after his dad took him during a custody dispute. Lopez says she was worried about the safety of her … Continue reading »

Striking Gold on “Shark Tank”

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man who survived the sharks is sharing his story after making an appearance on the hit television show “Shark Tank”. His episode will air this week. Mark Peterson invented the “Gold Rush Nugget Bucket” back in 2011, hoping to get his kids out of the house and away from the … Continue reading »

City Code Updated, Uber License Required

EUGENE, Ore. — In a unanimous vote, the Eugene City Council updated its Public Passenger Vehicle Code Monday night. The new code will require companies like Uber, an app-based ride sharing company, to obtain a license in order to continue services in Eugene. Before that vote, city councilors had a number of questions and concerns … Continue reading »

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