OSP Springfield Arrests 10 for DUII Memorial Day Weekend

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon State Police cracked down on 61 intoxicated drivers statewide during the Memorial Day weekend. And, unfortunately, three people died in Oregon during the holiday period. The OSP Springfield and Portland command centers tied for the most DUII arrests out of all the regional offices at 10 arrests total. The state had … Continue reading »

Local Residents Remember Fallen Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — People across the country are taking a moment this Memorial Day to honor the men and women who’ve served our country. The meaning of the holiday sometimes lost in the extra day off. But for those who’ve given their time and lives to this country, it’s something they’ll never forget. “I served … Continue reading »

Eugene Veteran Donates Paycheck to Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — Ben Price completed three tours of duty as an airborne infantryman in the Army. Now, he works for Rogue Ales, and he wants to use his civilian job to give back to his fellow vets. All the money he makes along with the tips on Memorial Day this year will be donated … Continue reading »

Blood Donated in Honor of Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Blood Center set up at the Veterans Memorial Association Building on Willamette Street for the first time this Memorial Day. Blood donors who showed up were able to dedicate their donation to a veteran. Participants signed a poster before giving blood in memory of a family member or friend in … Continue reading »

Holiday Travel Expected to Rise

By Chris Curtis EUGENE, Ore. — The AAA reports that 11 percent of Americans will be traveling during Memorial Day weekend. That’s an increase of 1.2 percent from last year. But are those around the area following suit? Whether by plane or by car, lots of Americans plan to travel over the holiday weekend. AAA … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement to Increase Memorial Day Weekend Patrols

May 16, 2012 By Heather Turner BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — Get ready for extra eyes on the road this Memorial Day weekend.  Deputies, troopers and officers are working together to catch drunk drivers. While many are deciding what to do for Memorial Day weekend, Benton County sheriff’s deputies are asking you keep safe driving in … Continue reading »