New Container Redemption Policies

Note: The text of this story has been updated since its original publish date. EUGENE, Ore. — If you return containers for money, there are some new rules and guidelines to be aware of. The changes are affecting some stores within a three-mile radius of the new BottleDrop Center on West Broadway in Eugene that … Continue reading »

Donor Gives Fund-Matching Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — Food for Lane County is on its way to getting a big financial boost. An anonymous donor will match up to $100,000 this month only. Two months after holidays, typically this time of year donations at Food for Lane County tend to drop. Not this February. Somebody, who could be watching this … Continue reading »

Local Nut Butter Business Grows

EUGENE, Ore. — What started out as a simple side project has snowballed into a full-time business for two local girls. Wild Squirrel Nut Butter got its start in Eugene, but has gained nationwide recognition, including a stint on ABC’s Shark Tank. The girls say though the deal was a bust. The exposure was just … Continue reading »