UOPD Plans to Arm Officers

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department will explain Monday its plans to arm its officers. The change could come as soon as the end of the school year. The police department’s announcement has some students feeling safer, but the issue of guns is very sensitive to many in the campus community. In … Continue reading »

Gun Show Draws Record Crowd

EUGENE, Ore. — The Collectors West Gun and Knife Show drew in a record-breaking crowd Saturday, according to organizers. Gun buyers and sellers from all over the region attended the weekend event at the Lane Events Center. Some people at the show Saturday didn’t go for the guns, but instead went to look at knives … Continue reading »

Gun Safety Classes Filling Up Fast

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Concealed carry license applications in Lane County are rapidly increasing, but some of those people may have to wait until spring until they actually get approved. Local firing ranges have been really busy lately accommodating all the people trying to get their gun permits. Oregon law requires you pass a gun safety … Continue reading »

Sheriffs Speak Out About Gun Control

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Three Oregon sheriffs say they won’t offend the constitutional rights of citizens when it comes to gun control. They’ve all written letters for Vice President Joe Biden. In his letter, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin, it says gun control is not the answer to preventing heinous crimes like school shootings and that … Continue reading »

Linn Co. Sheriff Defies Gun Proposals

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — In the middle of a national gun debate, the Linn County Sheriff has made a defiant statement. Sheriff Tim Mueller wrote a letter addressed to Vice President Joe Biden, saying he will not enforce any laws in Linn County that he deems are an infringement of the Constitution concerning gun laws. … Continue reading »

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