Albany Parade Brings in Thousands

ALBANY, Ore. – At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, World War I formally ended in 1918. And on Monday, the eleventh day of November 2013, thousands of people filled the streets of Albany for its 62nd annual Veterans Day parade at 11:00 am. The parade, thought by organizers to … Continue reading »

Community Celebrates Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of people took to the streets of Springfield Sunday to celebrate veterans. People lined the streets waving flags and cheering on those who’ve served our country. There was one group marching in the parade that wasn’t a veteran group, but actually family members of soldiers currently deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. … Continue reading »

Students Build Electric Cars

EUGENE, Ore. — Students from Willamette High School will be showcasing some of their motor skills in the Eugene Celebration Parade. Students in the Electrathon Car Program have been working on electric vehicles for the event, and after the parade, they will host races with other schools. High school senior Alexander Clark says that while … Continue reading »

Independence from Fossil Fuels

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Hundreds of people spent their Fourth of July in downtown Corvallis celebrating the nation’s independence from Great Britain 237 years ago, but others are promoting other types of independence. For most people, the Fourth of July means spending time with family and friends. Hundreds of participants marched down Monroe Avenue as part … Continue reading »

Crowds Line Streets at Harrisburg Parade

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The annual Harrisburg Parade draws crowds from all over. There are a number of reasons why people came out to watch the parade. For veterans it’s about love of country. “Well I’m an American, what a wonderful day to be out on the birthday of America what a great day,” said Bill … Continue reading »

Coos Bay to Host Memorial Day Parade

COOS BAY, Ore. — Many Memorial Day events are planned this weekend. On Saturday, Coos Bay is hosting its annual parade through downtown. It starts at 11 a.m. Cities and towns across Oregon are also hosting Memorial Day parades and other events. Click here for a list of Memorial Day events happening throughout Oregon.

Fire Trucks Ready for Light Parade

SANTA CLARA, Ore. — Holiday lights parades are scheduled this weekend for Junction City, Harrisburg and Coburg. Add to the mix the 19th annual Fire Truck Light Parade in Santa Clara. All the fun and excitement gets under way Saturday at about 4:45 p.m. That’s when about a dozen vehicles will leave from Fire Station … Continue reading »

Light Parades Prepare for Crowds

VENETA, Ore. — The holiday season is in full swing. Five light parades are scheduled this week. The parade in Veneta will start at 8th and Broadway on Thursday night. When it gets dark, the lights will be turned on with the 9th annual Light Parade winding through Veneta. You can’t miss the sign off … Continue reading »

Springfield’s 60th Christmas Parade

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of residents decked the streets of Springfield with holiday cheer Saturday, as the 60th annual Christmas Parade rolled through the town in style. From the Thurston girls soccer team to the Springfield Fire department, dozens of entries pranced down Main street to show off their city’s pride. The city of Springfield … Continue reading »