LTD Price Hike Proposal

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane Transit District is proposing a rate hike, but they want to hear from the public first. If approved, the price for a monthly pass would go up $2 to $50. Youth passes would go up a dollar to $25. LTD is hosting a public meeting with the Neighborhood Council Tuesday … Continue reading »

Gov. Kitzhaber Speaks In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber was in Eugene today talking money with local business leaders. Kitzhaber was the keynote speaker at the Eugene Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Economic Forecast event at the Eugene Hilton. He touched on different subjects from healthcare to creating jobs and helping rural communities. As for Lane County, the governor … Continue reading »

Help for Pets of the Homeless

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of homeless pets are healthier today after receiving free vet services from a local non-profit. The organization is called Pro-Bone-O. Today it helped treat around 50 pets whose owners are homeless living in Lane County. Those owners say this resource has been a life saver because they wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading »

Lane County Immunization Deadline Close

EUGENE, Ore. — With Exclusion Day fast approaching, Lane County Public Health is urging parents to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccinations. Kids who aren’t current on their immunizations by February 19 won’t be able to go to school or daycare. Last year, Lane County sent out more than 1800 … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Escapes Semi Fire

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Several lanes along I-5 northbound were blocked off early Thursday morning after a semi truck caught fire. It happened near Cottage Grove at milepost 174. The semi was carrying loads of water bottles from Sacramento to Woodburn when the flames broke out. It took South Lane fire crews roughly 20 minutes … Continue reading »

Doctors See Rise in Seasonal Depression

EUGENE, Ore. — If this week’s fog is making you feel down, you’re not alone. Researchers say little to no sunshine can take a toll on your mood. Experts say the days after the holidays can be a depressing time. Add to that the shorter days and dense fog, and the conditions are ripe for … Continue reading »

Lane County 4-H Holds Tack Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — After losing a couple years of the program, Lane County 4-H leaders are hoping this year’s Tack Sale will bring in some much needed funding. The event took place at the Oregon Horse Center in Eugene. More than 50 vendors from around Oregon came to sell tack, which is a term used … Continue reading »

City to Make New Plan for Trails

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is looking to make some big changes on its hiking and biking trails. On Tuesday, it’s seeking input from the public. The city wants to come up with a master plan to decide how to manage its soft surface trails. Some important decisions include where the trails will be built, how … Continue reading »

Board to Address State of the County

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County’s annual State of the County address will be presented by the Board of Commissioners Monday. It will take place at the Lane County Public Service building. Chair of the Lane County Board of Commissioners Sid Leiken will review past accomplishments and outline future goals for Lane County. Some of 2013′s … Continue reading »

Friends and Family Remember Tammy Borda

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Friends and family of Tammy Borda are remembering her Saturday in Cottage Grove. Tammy Borda was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend in December. It was an emotional day for those that knew Tammy. Friends and family of all ages were present at the memorial service and they say they still can’t … Continue reading »

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