Council To Discuss Open Carry Ordinance

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Should gun owners be legally allowed to openly carry their loaded firearms in Corvallis? That question will be asked again Monday night at the City Council meeting. Gun laws vary from place to place, but in Corvallis, it is currently legal for gun owners to openly carry their loaded firearms in certain … Continue reading »

County Passes Sick Leave Ordinances

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene will take public comment Monday night on a proposal that would require paid sick leave for workers. Lane County took action Monday morning with three new ordinances. Monday morning dozens of business owners and union members packed into Harris Hall to voice their opinions to commissioners about the … Continue reading »

Eugene Considers Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — Businesses in Eugene could soon be required to provide paid sick leave for employees. City councilors approved a motion to get an ordinance drafted passed with a vote of six to two Wednesday afternoon. The meeting started with the sick leave task force presenting its final report. Councilors then went back and … Continue reading »

Students React To Party Citations.

  EUGENE, Ore. –Eugene Police issue their first tickets to students violating the social host ordinance in a big party bust. EPD says more than 100 people were at a party Monday night. Trash is still visible outside the home near the University of Oregon on Tuesday afternoon. “We heard some people getting pretty ruckus … Continue reading »

UO Students Petition to Repeal Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at the University of Oregon are petitioning to repeal the social host ordinance. They argue the Eugene ordinance is too harsh. The students are fed up with the ordinance, and have organized a campaign to repeal it. They say it just puts too much of a financial burden on those who … Continue reading »