Lane County Jail Adds More Beds

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Jail is finally seeing the results of the public safety levy that passed in May. It added 35 new jail beds Monday, which is just a portion of the total amount it plans to add by next week. The jail plans to add another 96 beds by the end … Continue reading »

Lane County to Deliver Budget Message

EUGENE, Ore. — More details about the proposed Lane County budget will be revealed Thursday evening. The total budget is $466 million–down $34 million from the current year. Lane County Administrator Liane Richardson will present her budget message to the budget committee. It’s titled “A Brighter Future.” Richardson will outline the changes and steps being … Continue reading »

Yes on 20-213 Campaign Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office wants to make sure everyone makes an informed decision by Election Day. Ballots are set to be mailed out the first week of May, and levy committees aren’t wasting time pushing their measures. Despite the rain, supporters of the Measure 20-213 levy were out in full force Friday … Continue reading »