Firework Sales, Better Than Expected

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — At the Crossfire World Outreach Ministries’ tent in Springfield, managers said they weren’t sure what to expect with the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday, this year. But their relief sales ended up being better than expected. Most firework stands will continue to sell fireworks through Friday; after that, they become … Continue reading »

No Fireworks Citations Issued in Eugene and Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Here in Oregon, the Fourth of July was pretty quiet. It’s usually the most deadly holiday in our state. But Oregon State Police reports no deadly crashes in the 30-hour holiday period over Independence Day for the first time in 33 years. Eugene and Springfield police also didn’t issue an illegal fireworks … Continue reading »

Crews Prepare Fireworks Festivities

WESTERN OREGON — Western Oregon celebrated Fourth of July with events all day long. The Creswell Parade kicked off Independence Day at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The City of Creswell was expecting at least 15,000 people to attend the event. The 66th Annual Freedom Festival at Alton Baker Park started at 3:30 p.m. The fireworks show … Continue reading »

Rain Dampens Fireworks Sales

CORVALLIS, Ore. — All of this recent wet weather has not only dampened spirits of those trying to celebrate Independence Day this week, but it’s also affecting fireworks sales at local retailers. The fireworks retailers KEZI 9 News spoke with Monday in Corvallis say they’ve noticed a drop in sales this year compared to the … Continue reading »

Fireworks Stands Set Up For Weekend Sales

EUGENE, Ore. — Fourth of July is less than two weeks away. Crossfire Ministries will help bring the sparkle to each celebration by manning six fireworks stands throughout Eugene and Springfield as a fundraiser. Thursday afternoon, trucks dropped off palettes of fireworks at each location, which will then be displayed on shelves for sale starting Saturday morning. “With … Continue reading »

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