Seventh-day Adventist Facing Lawsuit

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — The Seventh-day Adventist Church is under fire, facing a major lawsuit involving sexual abuse allegations. Two men who grew up in Veneta filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court Tuesday claiming they were sexually abused by a youth leader and the church looked the other way. The two alleged victims … Continue reading »

Scandinavian Festival Helps Businesses

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Scandinavian Festival wrapped up Sunday night and businesses in downtown Junction City are already looking forward to next year. Every year Scandi Fest organizers estimate between 90,000 to 100,000 people will come through Junction City for the big event, but these folks aren’t just coming for Aebleskivers and Fri-jos. Businesses … Continue reading »

Junction City Man Pleads Not Guilty

EUGENE, Ore. — A Junction City man accused of shooting a woman in the head pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon in court. Joseph Eska is facing charges of attempted murder. He’s accused of shooting Katie Prideflower Ortiz inside a Junction City home earlier this month. He’s also facing a felony assault charge. Eska will be … Continue reading »

Crash Blocks Hwy 99 Near Milliron Rd

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Police say one lane was blocked early Thursday morning due to a motor vehicle crash. The first calls came in just after 6:45 a.m. and both lanes were open by 8 a.m. This happened near Highway 99 S and Milliron Road in Junction City. There was no word on injuries.

Hundreds Run In 2nd Annual Rad Run

JUNCTION CITY, ORE. — Hundreds gathered at a Junction City vineyard Saturday to run through a muddy 5K obstacle course. About 800 people signed up for the second annual Rad Run this year at the Sollevato Vineyard. Runners say they enjoyed the course and getting down and dirty but their favorite part was running with … Continue reading »

Suspected Drug House Tenants Evicted

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The homeowner and the Junction City Police Department evicted all tenants at the house involved in an April Drug bust, early last week. No trespassing signs hang all over the yard outside the house on Juniper Street in Junction City, after the property owner evicted all the people living here last … Continue reading »

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 »

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