Fletcher’s For Children to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — After serving the Eugene community for more than 35 years, Fletcher’s for Children is closing it’s doors. The owners say their lease is ending and since the recession, it’s been difficult to keep their small business profitable. At Fletcher’s you can find just about anything a baby or child might need, and … Continue reading »

EuGenuis Market Plans for the Future

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — After 18 months in the Gateway Mall, the EuGenius Marketplace is being forced to close up shop. The owner, Dave Wells, says the lease is up, and the mall has plans to renovate the space. Their last day will be Saturday, March 29, from 11 a.m until 6 p.m. Wells says they aren’t closing … Continue reading »

Last Weekend For Xmas Tree Sales

EUGENE, Ore. —   With Christmas just a couple days away, it’s coming down to the wire for people who are still looking to buy a tree. Some Christmas tree lots have already closed up shop, but many others will welcome customers until Christmas Eve. The Hartsell family has been running Christmas tree lots for more … Continue reading »

Commissioners Back Local Business

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to keep a local business in the area, Tuesday. The Community and Economic Development team asked the board to consider Lane Metro Partnership‘s $100,000 incentive request for the Springfield-based company, APEL Excursions. The company’s moving to Coburg and is looking to purchase an $8 … Continue reading »

Local Business Moves into New Facility

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Every day 2,000 caps sift through embroidery machines at Richardson Sports. CEO Kelly Richardson says that efficiency is very much a bi-product of their new facility. “It allowed us to lay out our production, our decoration, our customization department in a much better way. You’ve got everybody in one spot now in … Continue reading »

New Businesses Opening Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’ve walked around downtown lately, you’ve probably noticed that there are some new places where you can grab lunch or catch a movie. The Kesey Square area is becoming home to a number of new businesses that are set to open in the coming weeks. All of them are working together … Continue reading »

Grants Help Local Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is now taking applications for a $300,000 grant that would go toward helping local businesses grow. Lane County leaders say they’re glad this program is back because it will help add more jobs to the local economy. Business owners say they’re grateful for the funds. “When we did hear about … Continue reading »