Girl Scouts Ready to Deliver Cookies

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Get your sweet tooth ready. Local Girl Scout troops delivered cookies Tuesday. In Springfield, 17 local troops sorted through 30,000 boxes of cookies, getting them ready for their eager recipients. And there were a lot of orders this year. The Girl Scouts say their local sales were up 47 percent from last … Continue reading »

Girl Scout Cookie Shipment Delayed

EUGENE, Ore. — If you pre-ordered Girl Scout cookies, you’re going to have to wait just a little longer to receive them. An assistant troop leader and cookie mom from Springfield says they were expecting shipment Thursday, but were told by the troop leader the cookies won’t get in until next Wednesday. She says she … Continue reading »

Interview: Girl Scout Leaders Needed

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a rite of passage for so many girls in the United States. We’re talking about their time as Girl Scouts. Unfortunately, in Lane County there is a shortage of leaders, which means┬ásome girls are missing out on the opportunity to have that memorable childhood experience. Two scout┬áleaders from Springfield dropped by … Continue reading »

Girl Scouts Dedicate New Eugene Center

EUGENE, Ore. — The scouting motto is “Be prepared.” And now the Girl Scouts in Lane County can do just that in their new service center. The Girl Scouts are calling a couple of office spaces over on Centennial Loop their new home. They moved in a couple of months ago, but Wednesday with Mayor … Continue reading »

School’s Flower Pots Returned

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The flower pots stolen from Centennial Elementary School were returned Friday morning. The school’s Girl Scout troop bought the flower pots with their cookie money, but someone stole the pots shortly after the girls put the pots outside of the school. School administration hopes the return of the flowers will help teach … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $250 to Girl Scouts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Girl Scout troop, whose fundraising project was stolen, received a $250 anonymous donation. Earlier this week, someone stole some of the potted plants the girls had placed outside their school. Months-long work of raising the money, picking the flowers and planting them were gone over night. The girls vowed they wouldn’t … Continue reading »

Thief Takes Girl Scout Flowers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local Girl Scout troop donated some potted plants to their elementary school, but someone stole them less than 24 hours later. The girls are first graders at Centennial Elementary School in Springfield. Their troop leader says their Daisy Girl Scout troop wanted to do something nice for their school. So they … Continue reading »

Eugene Girl Scout Center Moves

EUGENE, Ore. — The Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington announced its Eugene location has moved. The organization, which serves more than 2,300 members in Lane County, will open a new service center and Girl Scout store in Eugene. The new space will provide greater visibility and improved evening and weekend parking. The move … Continue reading »