School Finalist in Playground Contest

EUGENE, Ore. — An elementary school in Eugene needs your help to replace the old, outdated playground equipment. All you need to do is vote. It’s all part of a national contest by snack company Pirate’s Booty. The winner gets $10,000 for new playground equipment. Five schools were asked to make videos. Then, Pirate’s Booty … Continue reading »

Gilham Students Launch Rockets

EUGENE, Ore. — Gilham Elementary School launched into the new school year Friday. This is the 11th year, the school’s fifth graders got the chance to set off water bottle rockets on the playground. Staff and students agree it’s a great way to start building their classroom community. “I’m really excited to see my friends … Continue reading »

House Fire on Gilham Road

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators are still looking into what caused a house fire in North Eugene Tuesday. It happened just before 2 p.m. at a home on Gilham Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire, but a pet cat died in the blaze. About six units … Continue reading »