Civic Stadium Deadline Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline to save Civic Stadium has been extended until December. The Eugene City Council is giving Friends of Civic Stadium three more months to raise money to buy the historic ballpark. Friends of Civic Stadium say they’re excited about the fundraising deadline extension until December because it gives them extra time … 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 »

Friends of Civic Stadium Bid Rejected

EUGENE, Ore. — From four to three, the 4J school board crossed one group off the list in the bid for civic stadium. The district said “Friends of Civic Stadium” is no longer in the running to buy the ballpark. It’s a decision the 4J school board’s been trying to make for years and now … Continue reading »

Group Raises Funds for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — A group that wants to save Eugene’s Civic Stadium from demolition says its fundraising effort is off to a great start. The group Friends of Civic Stadium has raised over $180,000 of its $1.2 million goal. But the Dec. 3 deadline for proposals is quickly approaching. Eugene YMCA and Fred Meyer have … Continue reading »

Friends of Civic Stadium Fundraising

EUGENE, Ore. — More than two dozen people turned out Wednesday night to show their support and open their wallets to save Civic Stadium. Friends of Civic Stadium opened an escrow account with Evergreen Land Title to raise funds. The group kicked off the fundraising at Tsunami Books in Eugene. It wants to show the … Continue reading »