Crews Return From Oregon Gulch Fire

GOSHEN, Ore. — Local firefighters are returning home after helping with the efforts to contain the Oregon Gulch Fire. The Lane County Task Force #1 returned home Tuesday night after a four-day trip. It was made up of crews from the Lane Fire Authority, Mohawk Valley Fire District, Eugene/Springfield, Coburg and McKenzie Fire. The group … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Barn Filled With Hay

NEAR EUGENE, Ore. — A barn just outside of Eugene is a total loss after a fire tore through the building Sunday afternoon. Crews are monitoring the fire to make sure the flames don’t spread to any neighboring structures. The Lane Fire Authority received a call about the fire just before 11:30 Sunday morning. When … Continue reading »

Free Health Clinic Opens In Veneta

VENETA, Ore. — In a world of changing healthcare, more people have access to health insurance. But having access to medical care can be challenging for rural communities like Veneta because the closest options are at least 30 minutes away. But that’s not the case anymore. The Lane Fire Authority in Veneta has opened its … Continue reading »