Waterford Grand Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — A brand new senior living community opened and it’s living up to its name. The Waterford Grand just started welcoming its residents and it has a unique environment. There’s independent, assisted living and memory care for Alzheimer’s patients all within one community. The tranquil waters of the Waterford Grand and the Willamette … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Arrest Wanted Fugitive

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police arrested 31-year-old Jahson Marryshow after they received a tip he was in the area. Marryshow was wanted out of Ulster County, NY and was listed as their most wanted fugitive. Marryshow was wanted in connection with a 2010 robbery of the Bank of America. Police say he displayed a gun, … Continue reading »

Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

EUGENE, Ore. — A 17-year-old is in custody accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. At about 8:15 p.m. Eugene Police Officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Scout Access Road, between Autzen Stadium and the Boy Scouts of America building. When they got there, … Continue reading »

Grant Goes to Three New Bridges

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanks to new funding approved by the Oregon Transportation Commission, the Lane Transit District will get $3.51 million. The bulk of the money will go to build three new bike and pedestrian bridges over Amazon Creek. The bridges will be at Buck Street, Sam Reynolds Street, and between Commerce Street and Fern … Continue reading »

Euphoria Chocolate Gets New Owners

EUGENE, Ore. – The owners and founders of the Euphoria Chocolate Company announced they sold their company Friday. Owners Bob Bury and Sue Subbot founded the Euphoria Chocolate Company in 1980, and have now sold the company to Van and Bonnie Glass. “It’s a hard decision to make this change, but the time was right … Continue reading »

Library Reading Program

EUGENE, Ore. – The National Center for Education says that children who read have more of an advantage over those who are not. It says children who are frequently read are more likely to count to 20, write their own names, and read or pretend to read faster than other kids. Connie Bennett, the library … Continue reading »

Candlewood Suites Opens for Business

EUGENE, Ore. — A new addition to the Eugene-Springfield area is up and running just in time for the busy weekend. The Candlewood Suites hotel on Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area opened its doors Friday afternoon. Within a half hour of opening, the 87-room hotel checked in its first guests. The general manager says … Continue reading »

City Hall Reconstruction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Reconstruction on city hall was underway after the city celebrated the old building Wednesday afternoon. The city says talks over rebuilding city hall have been underway for two decades, which is why the building tear down is a major step toward plans for the new city hall. But some community members want … Continue reading »

Eugene Makes List of Best Bike Cities

EUGENE, Ore. — It may be Tracktown USA, but people in Eugene love to bike, and it shows. The city comes in at number 15 on a list of America’s Best Bike Cities by Bicycling Magazine. Staff considered things like the number of miles of protected bike lanes clearly marked, roadways, and feedback from everyday … Continue reading »

Foul Ball Hits Moving Car on MLK Blvd.

EUGENE, Ore. — The phrase “hitting it out of the park” has a whole new meaning for one Springfield woman. This, after a foul ball falls in an unexpected place during an Ems game Friday night. A foul ball caught her on the move outside of PK Park. “We were passing Autzen Stadium and a … Continue reading »

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