Jail Bed Capacity to Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — Voters approved it, and now the Lane County Sheriff’s Office is making it a reality. More beds are about to be available at the jail. The jail now has the funding for this expansion since voters approved the public safety levy back in May. On July 1, the jail will open an … Continue reading »

Art Exhibit Focuses on Death Penalty

EUGENE, Ore. — A new art exhibit takes a close look at the death penalty by examining the last meals of death row inmates. It’s called “The Last Supper,” and it’s a collection of paintings done on ceramic plates. Each picture shows an inmate’s last meal before execution. The show’s organizers hope the display will … Continue reading »