Healthcare Fair

EUGENE, Ore. –Two Eugene groups were helping residents sign up for healthcare Saturday. The deadline for open enrollment is March 31 so Saturday, the Democratic Party of Lane County and Lane County Young Democrats held a healthcare fair to help folks get covered. Both groups helped community members with questions about the different plans and … Continue reading »

YMCA and 4J Considers Future Together

EUGENE, Ore. — After losing the bid for Civic Stadium, the Eugene YMCA is entering official talks with the 4J school board Wednesday about another property. Both the YMCA and 4J have been talking about possibly allowing the YMCA to build a new facility where Roosevelt Middle School is now. The YMCA says its current … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are searching for a suspect in a possible armed robbery and carjacking. Details were limited, but the call came in just after 1 a.m. for a robbery on the 3,000 block of Kinsrow Ave. Wednesday morning officers were waiting for an interpreter to speak to several people at the scene. … Continue reading »

Source: Oregon Electric Station to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — A longtime downtown staple and favorite restaurant for many may soon be closing its doors. Employees at the Oregon Electric Station on 5th Avenue say the restaurant will close before the end of the month. The restaurant has been open for more than 30 years and the building’s history goes back much … Continue reading »

Second Cougar Killed, Trap Set for Third

EUGENE, Ore. — Another cougar has been trapped and killed near a popular Eugene park and workers at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are urging people to use caution because another one may still be near there. Last week ODFW trapped and fatally shot a cougar that was killing goats and chickens near … Continue reading »

Downtown Eugene Among Best in Country

EUGENE, Ore. — Downtown Eugene was now ranked among the best downtowns in the country. Livability.com ranked downtown Eugene as number nine on its list of Top 10 Downtowns in the country. Eugene made its way onto the list with its population and income growth, affordable housing, and retail and office vacancy rates. It’s no … Continue reading »

Young Chefs Compete for Best Sandwich

EUGENE, Ore. — Young chefs from across the Eugene School District faced off in a culinary competition on Saturday. Students submitted recipes for different sandwiches and the top competitors from that round headed to a cook-off at Sheldon High School. They prepared samples and presented them to a panel of judges to taste.  

Protesters Rally Against Monica Wehby

EUGENE, Ore. — A Republican Senate candidate is getting criticized by both pro-choice and pro-life advocates. Groups from both sides showed up to to confront Monica Wehby as she stopped in Eugene Saturday for a fundraiser. Although both groups stand on opposite sides on the abortion debate, advocates were both at the Valley River Inn … Continue reading »

Armed Man Robs Adult Shop

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are searching for a man in west Eugene who they say showed a gun and then robbed an adult shop. Police say there was one person working at the Adult Store on Garfield and 7th Avenue. The suspect walked into the door around 9:30 Tuesday night, demanded the employee give him … Continue reading »

Leaders to Discuss Rail Travel

EUGENE, Ore. — Changes are on the horizon that will shape the direction of passenger rail in Oregon and the city of Eugene wants the community involved. As the city’s population grows, leaders want to give people more options to get around. Not just in town, but around the state. A change that is already … Continue reading »

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