County Seeks Input on Outdoor Events

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County officials are seeking input from the public on how to make sure large outdoor events in the area stay safe. Right now counties are not required to issue permits for events with fewer than 3,000 people, but officials say smaller events can still get out of control. Land management staff … Continue reading »

Commissioners Discuss Emerald Meadows

EUGENE, Ore. — The terminated Kaleidoscope Music Festival prompted more than two hours of public comment during Tuesday’s Lane County Board of Commissioners meeting. More than 40 people signed up to speak during public comment, most of which revolved around why the Kaleidoscope Music Festival should get a second chance. Lane County may have terminated … Continue reading »

Commissioner Hears Music Complaints

EUGENE, Ore– Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart checks out the Kaleidoscope Festival first hand. He spoke with neighbors Friday night to listen to their complaints about the three-day concert being too loud.  

Kaleidoscope Music Festival Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people are experiencing the first-ever Kaleidoscope Music Festival at Mt. Pisgah this weekend. Friday marks the start of the event, which runs through Sunday. Organizers say it’s an excellent fusion of a variety of bands and other entertainment, but not everyone is happy about the music in the meadows; some … Continue reading »