Candlewood Suites Opens for Business

EUGENE, Ore. — A new addition to the Eugene-Springfield area is up and running just in time for the busy weekend. The Candlewood Suites hotel on Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area opened its doors Friday afternoon. Within a half hour of opening, the 87-room hotel checked in its first guests. The general manager says … Continue reading »

Glenwood Center Talks Being Reorganized

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Lane County commissioners are once again talking about a proposed multi-million dollar conference center and hotel in the Glenwood area. The price tag on the project is nearly $43 million. Although financial discussions with Lane County has hit a snag, county commissioners say they’d still like to be a part of the … Continue reading »

County Discusses Glenwood Development

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of development in the Glenwood area now sits in the hands of Lane County Commissioners. Commissioners discussed the logistics of funding for the proposed convention center in Glenwood, Tuesday. Leaders from the city of Springfield and consultants with the project presented their plans in front of the commission. While some … Continue reading »

City to Help Fund Glenwood Housing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A second developer is coming forward to help revamp the Glenwood area with an affordable housing project. The Springfield City Council approved funding for the project Monday night. Cornerstone Community Housing and the Housing and Community Services Agency are eyeing a piece of property along Franklin Boulevard. “It’s just a great location, … Continue reading »

Hotel Proposed for Glenwood

GLENWOOD, Ore. — More jobs could be coming to Lane County, thanks to a proposed hotel and conference center. The vision is for a hotel and conference center along the riverbank in Glenwood. The multi-million dollar center could come with hundreds of jobs and improve both Eugene and Springfield’s economies. Four local developers are swooping … Continue reading »

HACSA Proposes Housing in Glenwood

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Housing and Community Services Agency of Lane County (HACSA) says it wants to build residential, multi-family housing in the Glenwood area. The Springfield City Council held a public hearing Monday night on the annexation request. This past year, work began on commercial hotel property in the west. The city has worked … Continue reading »

10 Detained After Standoff

GLENWOOD, Ore. — Armored military vehicles swarmed a parking lot in Glenwood Sunday in a standoff situation that lasted several hours. Police say it all stemmed from a 911 call about a dispute at 4:30 p.m. Sunday morning. Investigators responded to a report of an attempted assault and illegal use of guns at an apartment … Continue reading »

Police Standoff in Glenwood

GLENWOOD, Ore. – Lane County Sheriff’s deputies were forced to use less-than-lethal force this morning to break up a tense standoff. Deputies responded to a 9-1-1 cal at 4:35 a.m. reporting a dispute on the 4500 block of Franklin in the Glenwood Area. Initial investigations suggested that an attempted assault and a gun crime had … Continue reading »

Candlewood Suites Breaks Ground

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Organizers have broken ground on a new hotel that they hope will give the Glenwood area a much-needed boost. Some wondered how a hotel would fare in this part of town, but the owners of the soon-to-be-built Candlewood Suites say they saw an opportunity that they just couldn’t pass up. “It took … Continue reading »

City of Springfield Sells Land Lots

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The City of Springfield has been working to give itself a facelift and they’re looking to add a new building that could help. Roaring Rapids Pizza Company is sandwiched between the cities of Eugene and Springfield. Located right on the river, many locals stop by for lunch daily. “We’ve been here in … Continue reading »

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