New Year’s Eve Events in Western Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — There are many ways to ring in the new year. Here are some events going on around western Oregon where you can welcome 2015! Eugene/Springfield: Eugene Hilton: New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner First Run Historic McDonald Theater: “An Evening with the Floydian Slips” Hult Center: Eugene Opera’s “The Elixir of Love” The … Continue reading »

Many Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene played host to a number of different events Tuesday for anyone looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The Valley River Inn brought in Satin Love Orchestra to deliver some funk for the holiday. “It’s a ’70s style music. ’70s style, ’80s dance music. A lot of fun. A … Continue reading »

Ice Cream Parlor Hosts NYE Family Event

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking for a fun place to go with the kids on New Year’s Eve, you can head down to Red Wagon Creamery. The ice cream parlor in downtown Eugene is hosting a family-friendly New Year’s Eve event from 8-10 p.m. There will be crafts for kids, and drinks available for … Continue reading »

Cab Companies Prepare for NYE Rush

EUGENE, Ore. — Are you planning on celebrating New Year’s Eve with a glass of bubbly? Taxi companies are adding extra cars on the road to ensure people get a safe ride home, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed a ride. Cab companies say New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest nights of the … Continue reading »

Police Ready for New Year’s Eve Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — Law enforcement officials say New Year’s Eve is a busy time for them, so the Oregon State Police say they’re making sure they’ll have a presence Tuesday night. OSP says last year nearly 40 percent of DUII arrests happened on January 1st. But officers won’t just be on the lookout for drunk … Continue reading »

Shot Fired Through Woman’s Ceiling

EUGENE, Ore. — A New Year’s Eve celebration turned dangerous in west Eugene. A woman says a little after midnight a bullet came crashing through her ceiling. She says she’s since turned over the bullet to Eugene Police. She thinks it was from someone who shot their gun while celebrating New Year’s Eve. It landed … Continue reading »

Oregon State Troopers Cite 39 for DUII

EUGENE, Ore. — Partiers packed downtown Eugene as they rang in the new year. Overall, EPD says it didn’t respond to any major problems. But, as is often the case, there were some impaired drivers on the roads. Oregon State Police was one of several agencies that held saturation patrols. Statewide, troopers cited 39 drivers … Continue reading »

Runners, Walkers Welcome the New Year

EUGENE, Ore. — Many of you were likely sleeping off the fun from Monday night on Tuesday morning. But hundreds of others woke up bright and early to get their new year started off on a healthy foot. More than 500 people participated in First Run. About 300 of those ran Monday night just as … Continue reading »

Cab Drivers Prepare for Busy Night

EUGENE, Ore. — A great way to stay safe on New Year’s Eve is to call a cab. It’s a very busy night for cab drivers all over town. Eugene Hybrid Taxi says cab drivers love the holiday because it’s fun, full of excitement, and they usually average between $300 and $400. When it’s busy, the … Continue reading »

Police Ready for New Year’s Eve Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police and OSP are enhancing patrols Monday night to keep streets safer this New Year’s Eve. EPD says it will concentrate its efforts on areas where most of the celebrating occurs, for instance at the downtown bars. Both agencies will also be stepping up the DUII saturation patrols. “There will be … Continue reading »

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