Home Depot to Hire 80,000 Workers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Home Depot is looking for a few good workers. The retailer says it will hire 80,000 part-time and seasonal workers ahead of its busiest time of the year. It is hiring 180 workers locally in Eugene, Corvallis and Albany. Jobs include cashiers, sales associates, and people to fill online orders. The … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: DIY Adventures

What was I thinking? Who was I kidding? Will we ever be done? I asked those questions many times between January 2014 and August 2014. You see, in January 2014 we closed on our home in the Santa Clara area. My husband and I shopped around for quite some time looking for a home, but  … Continue reading »

Home Depot Confirms System Hacked

(CNN) — If you shopped at Home Depot this summer, stop what you’re doing and make sure your credit and debit card information is safe. The home improvement giant confirms hackers broke into its payment systems as far back as April. They stole debit and credit card data, although Home Depot says pin numbers were … Continue reading »

Home Depot Customers To Be Ok If Hacked

(CNN) — Home Depot is telling customers they’re off the hook if their credit card data was stolen. The home improvement retailer has not yet publicly confirmed if, in fact, it was hacked, but says customers will not be responsible for any possible fraudulent charges. Home Depot said it first became aware of a potential … Continue reading »

Possible Data Breach at Home Depot

EUGENE, Ore. — Home Depot is investigating a possible data security breach. The company announced Monday that it’s partnering with banks and law enforcement to investigate “some unusual activity” related to customers. The company promises to alert customers if, in fact, their system was hacked.

Home Depot Donates to Autism Research

EUGENE, Ore. — Home Depot is shedding some light on autism research this month. Stores all over the nation are donating one dollar from every blue Phillips light bulb purchase to research with Autism Speaks. There’s a display table set up at the entrance of the store on Seneca and West 11th in Eugene. Employees … Continue reading »

Generosity Leads to New Sandbox for Boy

EUGENE, Ore. — Two Home Depot employees are being commended for their good will and woodworking skills. On Tuesday, Angelique Hanscom told two employees–Cory Eckert and Max Hodge–that she wanted some wood to build the sandbox. She told them she didn’t really know how to build it and didn’t want to burden her husband with … Continue reading »

Home Depot Increases Seasonal Hiring

EUGENE, Ore. — With springtime right around the corner, Home Depot is adding some temporary jobs. The company plans to hire 400 associates in Western Oregon. Those jobs will range from in-store associates to workers outside on the freight teams. Spring is the busiest time of the year for the company, as people start prepping … Continue reading »