Health Center Holds Grand Opening

EUGENE, Ore. — A new community health center is now open in west Eugene, and it’s a first for that area. The Brookside Clinic on the corner of 18th Avenue and Chambers Street is the fifth community health center in Lane County. County health officials say when Medicaid expanded in January, it gave nearly 35,000 … Continue reading »

Power Back Up on UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — Eighteen buildings on the University of Oregon campus were powerless from 10 a.m. to midnight Monday after an electrical feeder overheated and melted on the east side of campus. On Tuesday campus operations staff are finally able to dissect the cause and damage of the malfunction, but Monday all their attention was … Continue reading »

Explosion Underground on UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — An underground electrical fire made for an exciting first day back for University of Oregon students. The explosion forced administrators to close part of campus. UO Police and fire crews shut down Agate Street between 13th and 15th avenues all morning as they dealt with mysterious explosions and a fire they couldn’t … Continue reading »

Explosion Reported at UO Health Center

[UPDATE] 12:30 p.m. — UO roads and walkways are now open as fire crews clear the scene near the health center. We’re waiting for details from officials. EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency crews are responding to a possible explosion at the University of Oregon Health Center. Dispatch received a call at about 10 a.m. Monday, the first … Continue reading »