Daffodil Festival Kicks Off

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The official first day of spring may be less than a week away, but residents were out celebrating the season’s return Saturday during the 42nd Annual Daffodil Festival. The sun and dozens of volunteers welcomed the public at the Long Tom Grange that morning. Coordinators say there’s no truer sign of … Continue reading »

Bakery Prepares for Daffodil Festival

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — It’s almost time for the annual Daffodil Festival in Junction City. Thousands will drive out to the Long Tom Grange to view mile after mile of golden daffodils. New Day Bakery in Eugene will be providing their fresh baked cinnamon rolls. Organizers say last year, they asked New Day to provide blueberry coffee … Continue reading »

Cinnamon Rolls Back by Popular Demand

EUGENE, Ore. — A sweet and gooey crowd-pleaser will be back at this year’s Daffodil Festival in Junction City, and the local bakery supplying the treat says they’re sure to be a hit. New Day Bakery in Eugene will be providing their fresh baked cinnamon rolls for the 42nd Annual Daffodil Drive Festival, coming up next … Continue reading »

Junction City Habitat for Humanity Event

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Dozens gathered for a community event in Junction City Saturday to help raise money for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, as they prepare to build their 18th home. The owner of a new store in town has been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for the last five years. … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 24, 2014

For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.

ODOT to Activate New Traffic Signal

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A heavily traveled highway is about to get a lot busier, and to prepare, a new traffic signal will be switched on Tuesday. Drivers should be prepared to stop at the corner of Highway 99 and Milliron Rd. where engineers from the Oregon Department of Transportation will activate the new signal. … Continue reading »

Board Members React to Failing Bond

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Junction City school board asked for more than $32 million in bonds for this year’s November Special Election. That would have raised taxes on a $180,000 home by more than $400 each year. Voters overwhelmingly turned down that request, with 64 percent saying ‘no’ to the funding as of Wednesday … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Driver Runs Light in Fatal Crash

UPDATE:  Oregon State Police says the man who died in a crash outside of Junction City Friday morning ran a red light. Troopers say James Richmond, of Coos Bay, failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 36. OSP says James Richmond died and his wife Barbara went to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – October 25

For the October 25 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from twelve games including our game of the week between Springfield and Churchill. A few teams had opportunities to clinch league titles, while other schools were wrapping up their regular seasons.

Community Meeting on New Hospital

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Oregon State Hospital continues to take shape and now its neighbors know a little more about the project. Hospital leaders held a meeting Thursday to talk about how the process is going. Part of the presentation included a pitch from the Lane County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental … Continue reading »

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