Salvation Army Band Kicks Off Season

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Shoppers got a little musical treat on Friday at the Corvallis and Albany Fred Meyer stores. The Salvation Army had a band playing by the red kettles to kick off the holiday giving season. The trio performed a variety of Christmas songs to not only share holiday spirit, but to also attract … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Sale: What’s Next?

EUGENE, Ore. — Three teams were at bat, but only one came out a winner. The Eugene School Board chose the City of Eugene to move forward with purchasing Civic Stadium in South Eugene, beating out The Eugene Family YMCA and Fred Meyer. The next step: the city must raise $3 million to renovate the … Continue reading »

4J Board Approves Civic Sale to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of historic Civic Stadium is now in the hands of the city of Eugene. Every single member of the 4J School Board said this was a very difficult decision to make. But in the end, the city’s offer would bring money to the district the quickest, which is why six … Continue reading »

Board to Select Civic Stadium Buyer

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been years in the making, and Wednesday a buyer may finally be selected for Civic Stadium. The stadium has been vacant ever since the Eugene Emeralds baseball team decided to relocate for the 2010 season. Wednesday, the Eugene school board may finally select an offer. There are three bids: from the … Continue reading »

Fred Meyer Shows Plans For Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re getting a better picture of Kroger’s vision for the Civic Stadium property. Tuesday night Kroger-owned Fred Meyer representatives hosted an open house to showcase its plans to build a shopping center on the site. Fred Meyer’s spokeswoman Melinda Merrill says the store would likely be around 120,000 square feet. Merrill  says … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Scaring Customers

EUGENE, Ore. – There were some tense moments at a busy grocery store on Division Street Monday morning. A man wielding a baseball bat and a knife stalked the Fred Meyer parking lot, scaring customers and drawing the police. Eugene Police say the trouble started when a man came out of his camper around 8:45 … Continue reading »

Bids Build for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore — Civic Stadium’s been on the district’s surplus property list since 2002, and still, it sits. Unused but not forgotten as the conversation rekindles about the beat up baseball stadium. The school board will likely officially reopen the bidding process in the fall, but buyers are already making their interest known. First the … Continue reading »

Fred Meyer Evacuated After Package Found

EUGENE, Ore. — The Fred Meyer located on West 11th Avenue was evacuated Sunday night, after someone reported discovering a suspicious package. Eugene police officers say they were called to the retail store just after 10 p.m. after someone called to a report a suspicious package on the grounds. EPD reported that the package in … Continue reading »

Fred Meyer Recalls Some Bakery Items

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Fred Meyer’s bakery issued a recall Tuesday after finding pieces of plastic in some of its bread. The company is investigating how this occurred. It says it was first discovered in its bakery in Clackamas, and it has not heard from any customers about it. Fred Meyer says the products were delivered … Continue reading »

Fred Meyer Opens Early for Black Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — For many, most of Thursday was spent in the kitchen and around the dinner table, but that night and Friday morning folks were bonding in a different way. 147 million people are expected to go shopping over Black Friday weekend. While many retailers decided to start a day early, a good number … Continue reading »