County Discusses Glenwood Development

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of development in the Glenwood area now sits in the hands of Lane County Commissioners. Commissioners discussed the logistics of funding for the proposed convention center in Glenwood, Tuesday. Leaders from the city of Springfield and consultants with the project presented their plans in front of the commission. While some … Continue reading »

Advice Radio Show To Hit Airwaves

EUGENE, Ore.– When it comes to our health, some topics are hard to talk about. So Lane County Public Health and Human Services is hitting the radio airwaves on a show called “Health Matters”, where answers to your questions are just a call or click away. The hosts are Jason Davis, Public Information Officer for … Continue reading »

County Moves to Draft NDAA Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — After hearing from the community at a public hearing Tuesday night Lane County Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward in an ordinance and resolution opposing specific sections¬† of the National Defense Authorization Act. All of the commissioners at the meeting Tuesday¬†gave the head nod to start the process … Continue reading »

Dropped Cinder Block Injures Woman

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for dropping a cinder block from an I-5 overpass early Sunday morning. Police say it broke through a passing vehicle’s windshield and injured a woman inside the car. The car was driving northbound on I-5 just before 4:30 … Continue reading »

Volunteers Help Clean Turtle Flats

EUGENE, Ore. — Friends of Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah have plenty of friends of their own helping them Saturday as they cleaned parts of Turtle Flats. More than 20 people gathered at to help get rid of some invasive plants on the 63-acre land near Seavey Loop Road. Coordinators say this is one of … Continue reading »

National Public Health Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Friday is the last day of National Public Health week. Lane County Public Health is inviting the public to an open house to talk about creating a healthier community. Currently, when it comes to health issues like immunization rates, smoking rates and access to healthy foods, Lane County ranks 18th healthiest. There … Continue reading »

Update: Psychiatric Patient Found Safe

UPDATE (March 31) — OSP says the Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient Gregory Page is now back in care of OSH staff. They say he was brought to to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis Sunday afternoon after local medics responded to a park on a medical call. UPDATE — Police say they found … Continue reading »

Interview: Lane County Health Ratings

EUGENE, Ore. — New health rankings show where Lane County is when it comes to obesity, smoking and other health issues. Dr. Patrick Remington with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine joined us on KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us where the county succeeds and where it has room to improve.

Developmental Disabilities Awareness

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane county and people across the nation are bringing attention to those with developmental disabilities this month. Back in 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March as “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.” People like Darci Harris and her co-workers say this month is important to helping this demographic achieve the normal lives they so … Continue reading »

Lane County Administrator Chosen

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is one step closer to hiring a new administrator. Wednesday, the Board of Commissioners authorized their staff to begin negotiations with one of the five finalists for the administrator position. The board spent all day in executive session discussing what their next move was going to be. They came out … Continue reading »

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