Ice Rink Re-Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking to get away from the heat this weekend, just head for the ice. It’s officially ice skating season. On Friday, The Rink Exchange, the ice sports complex in Lane County opened its doors. A zamboni was out smoothing out the ice, along with a twirling figure skater. The general … Continue reading »

Changes at the Lane Ice Center

EUGENE, Ore. — After years of cold luck, things are finally heating up at the Lane Ice Center. The venue’s name has changed, and that’s just the beginning. For years the rink has been known as the Lane Ice Center, but the name was changed to The Rink Exchange three years ago after Hockey Oregon … Continue reading »

Ice Center Sees Financial Improvement

EUGENE, Ore. — Figure skaters from all over the Northwest are headed to Eugene for the Northwest Pacific Regional Championships. That’s a big change from two years ago when the Lane Ice Center almost shut down. Not too long ago the ice center was faced with major financial problems. The rebound is credited to a … Continue reading »