Council Considers New Rest Stop Spot

EUGENE, Ore. — After the closure of the controversial homeless camp Whoville and the rejection of a new site near The Science Factory, some city councilors think they’ve found a decent place for a new city-approved homeless site. That site is near the BMX bike track near Autzen Stadium. Councilor George Brown made the suggestion … Continue reading »

Will Rest Stops Help Eugene Homeless?

EUGENE, Ore. – The term “rest stops” is used a lot in Eugene, but many people aren’t sure exactly what they are or how they work. The city came up with the idea for rest stops to provide a safe place for the homeless to sleep. The latest proposed site is Leo Harris Drive, near … Continue reading »

City To Clear Homeless Campers

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene will start clearing out the homeless camp at the corner of Broadway and Hilyard starting Tuesday, but campers say they want more time.  Those who’ve been camping at the site said they’re not happy with the way the city’s eliminating their camp. But, the city of Eugene said … Continue reading »