‘No Industrial Pisgah’ Coalition Fasts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Demonstrators are publicly fasting Friday to protest the city of Springfield’s plan to expand toward Seavey Loop and place an industrial zone near Mt. Pisgah. The No Industrial Pisgah coalition will fast publicly at Springfield City Hall all day Friday and Saturday, from sunrise to sunset. The fast will be led by … Continue reading »

Faerieworlds Celebrates Last Festival

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday marked the last time people will be celebrating the Faerieworlds Festival in Eugene. Festival organizers say Lane County cancelled their contract after residents put up a fight against large outdoor gatherings at Emerald Meadows. What this all means is that next year they’ll set up shop near Portland at Horning’s Hideout. … Continue reading »

Car Break Ins at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is hoping to warn others about the dangers of leaving belongings out in your car after someone broke into her car Friday afternoon. Kristina Hanson said Mount Pisgah is one of her favorite places to hike and she often stops for a quick climb after class at Lane Community … Continue reading »

Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Rededicates Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — Nature lovers celebrated the completion of a four-year long project on Thursday morning. At 100 feet, the Adkison Foot Bridge is Mount Pisgah Arboretum’s largest bridge. Site directors say it is a critical link to the area’s popular Water Garden Trail network as well as an ideal location to catch sight of … Continue reading »

Lane County Approves Turtle Flats Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — After years of helping care for the land around Mount Pisgah, the Friends of Buford Park and Mount Pisgah can finally call a piece of it their own. The Lane County Board of Commissioners approved the sale of Turtle Flats to the nonprofit. The 63-acre piece of land sits between the Coast … Continue reading »

OCCU Employees Volunteer on Holiday

EUGENE, Ore. — A day off on this Presidents’ Day presented an opportunity for some. Two hundred and fifty Oregon Community Credit Union employees didn’t punch in Monday, but they certainly worked, dedicating time to 17 different nonprofit organizations. One of them was a battered and bruised Mount Pisgah where volunteers cleaned up storm damage … Continue reading »

Music Festival Concerns Neighbors

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Not everyone was excited about all the music pumping from Mount Pisgah this weekend at the Kaleidoscope Music Festival. Some neighbors say it’s an unavoidable noise they’re definitely not happy about. Residents living nearby say they’ve been making their feelings known from the first day they heard the festival was coming to … Continue reading »

Kaleidoscope Breaks Down

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thousands flocked to the Mount Pisgah area last weekend for the first ever Kaleidoscope Music Festival. Coordinators say about 20,000 people filled Emerald Meadows over the course of the event. Visitors came from all over Oregon and from 44 states and six different countries. All of whom cleared out Monday. Organizers say … Continue reading »

Commissioner Hears Music Complaints

EUGENE, Ore– Lane County Commissioner Faye Stewart checks out the Kaleidoscope Festival first hand. He spoke with neighbors Friday night to listen to their complaints about the three-day concert being too loud.  

Man Rescued On Mt. Pisgah Now In A Coma

EUGENE, Ore — A Eugene man rescued on Mt. Pisgah Wednesday night took a turn for the worse. A major rescue effort ensued Wednesday night after the man’s family found a note that implied he was going to kill himself. The Lane County Sheriff’s office worked with the Goshen Fire Department to search for the … Continue reading »