OSP Seeks Help, Fatal Hit & Run

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – A man was found dead in the middle of the road Saturday night after an apparent hit and run, East of Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police is reaching out to the public, hoping someone can help them figure out who was driving when the pedestrian was hit. Police say someone found … Continue reading »

Medford Students Cleanup For Weed, Ca.

MEDFORD, Ore. — McLoughlin Middle School sent all their students outside Friday for a community cleanup to help students in Weed, California. The middle school students have raised about $2,000 so far. The kids made a video to promote the neighborhood cleanup project. Local businesses are sponsoring the event, that’s where the money is coming from. The … Continue reading »

Itzhak Perlman Returns to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore — Itzhak Perlman is considered by many as the greatest violinist in the world and this weekend, he’s coming to Eugene. Perlman will perform with the Eugene Symphony at a special concert on Sunday,  Sept. 28. at the Hult Center.  It is his third time playing with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. “He is … Continue reading »

Dirty Duck 5K Race

EUGENE, Ore — It’s a bye week for the Oregon Ducks.  What are fans to do?  Get your game gear and head out to the Dirty Duck 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 27. The second annual Dirty Duck is a 5K Fan Run/Walk starting at Alton Baker Park.   The 3.1 mile course includes four Color … Continue reading »

Man Injured During Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police say a man is in the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in Springfield. Police responded to Riverbend Hospital just before 2:00 a.m. after a 27-year-old man arrived with gunshot wounds, which are not considered life-threatening. The officers determined the shooting took place in a parking lot on the 3200 block … Continue reading »

Minimum Wage Goes Up Again

OREGON — Thousands of Oregonians will be getting a boost in their paycheck starting next year. Labor officials announced Wednesday they’re raising the state’s minimum wage to $9.25, up from $9.10, starting January 1. Minimum wage employees working 30 hours a week will get $234 more next year. Officials say it will help workers keep … Continue reading »

Oregon Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rises

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s unemployment rate moved up from 6.9 percent in July to 7.2 percent in August. This was the highest unemployment rate since November 2013. The primary measure of employment in Oregon, seasonally adjusted non-farm payroll employment, increased by 2,900 jobs in August. Professional and business services added 900 jobs while manufacturing added … Continue reading »

Former Duck Alleges Booster Promises

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is examining recent claims by former football player Colt Lyerla; he alleges a UO booster made promises to give him gifts if he played for the Ducks. Lyerla, stated in an interview with sports website SB Nation that a University of Oregon booster promised him “a house, a … Continue reading »

Popular Labor Day Destinations

EUGENE, Ore.– Thursday is the official start of the Labor Day weekend travel. It’s a chance for families to take that one last summer fling before school starts. Travel numbers are expected to break records, but thankfully, Lane County is a short distance away from popular Labor Day destinations. “You don’t have to travel far … Continue reading »

Duck Downtown Kickoff!

EUGENE, Ore.– Duck fans will have more to cheer about this football season! Friday kicks of Duck Downtown. It’s a brand new series of events hitting the downtown scene of both Eugene and Springfield, every Friday before home football games. “All kinds of special offers, from food and beverage and retail discounts,” said Lisa Lawton … Continue reading »

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