Lane County Fair Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Whether it’s the delicious food, intriguing acts, the rides or the concerts — there’s something for everyone at the fair. Day one of the Lane County Fair kicked off Wednesday. KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah Hurwitz gives us a taste of the fair, starting with a look at a unique dog agility … Continue reading »

40th Annual Black Sheep Gathering

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fairgrounds was busy Sunday as hundreds gathered for the Black Sheep Gathering. It’s the event’s 40th year. Coordinators say the gathering is dedicated to showing people what they can do with colored wool, since the traditional wool used is white. There were different work shops offered, as well as … Continue reading »

Thousands to Attend Book Benefit Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — The Friends of Eugene Public Library group kicked off its Annual Benefit Book Sale on Saturday at the Lane County Fairgrounds. The event is a major fundraiser for library classes, programs and events. Organizers say they expect thousands to come through the Performance Hall throughout the weekend like they’ve been doing for … Continue reading »

Home Improvement Show Sets Up

EUGENE, Ore. — If you are in the market to give your home a new look, this weekend might be the best time to get a jump start. 230 vendors are already bringing in truck loads full of their newest product lines to the Lane County Fairgrounds. Friday starts the kick off for the 31st … Continue reading »

SLEEPS At Fairgrounds Cited, Moves

  EUGENE, Ore. — After receiving citations Friday morning members of SLEEPS who were camped outside the Lane County Fairgrounds packed up their tents. It appears they just moved to a new location. At the request of Lane County Eugene Police cited two people at about 6:00 a.m. Friday morning. Officers say they cannot arrest … Continue reading »

County to Address SLEEPS Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Commissioners are putting together a plan to address safety and sanitation concerns after human feces were discovered near the SLEEPS camp downtown. Protesters are still camped out in the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza and say they have no plans to leave the area any time soon. In fact, they … Continue reading »

Oregon Logging Conference Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Logging Conference opened its 75th year with a positive outlook and an address by Congressman Peter DeFazio. OLC organizers say things are looking up in the industry, but the road moving forward is not a clear straight-away. DeFazio says he working on a partial solution, but it’s going to require … Continue reading »

Crews Set Up Oregon Logging Conference

EUGENE, Ore. — All hands are on deck for the 2013 Oregon Logging Conference. Manufacturers started moving in Tuesday at the Lane County Fairgrounds for the annual event. This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the conference that showcases the latest technology in logging equipment. The manager of Papé Machinery says it takes several months … Continue reading »

Thousands Attend Sportsmen’s Show

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual Eugene Boat and Sportsmen’s Show drew in thousands of people on Saturday.  The show features hundreds of booths, ranging from speed boats to hunting accessories. Large crowds filled the aisles as people checked out the different products offered by vendors.   The show was not only fun for adults, but also … Continue reading »