Junction City Ready for Light Parade

  JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — You still have time to get to the annual light parade in Junction City on Friday. About 5,000 people are expected to show up for the 23rd annual event. There are 40 entries in all. One will have 30,000 lights. You’ll see everything from horses to dogs, kids, and an … Continue reading »

Corvallis Celebrates Annual Parade

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Friday marked the 30th annual Corvallis Community Christmas parade, and kids lined the streets of downtown to watch dozens of floats go by. This year’s theme was “A Toy Story Christmas.” The Mid-Valley Lion’s Club put on the parade, and the organization asked people to bring unwrapped, new Christmas toys with them to the … Continue reading »

Thousands Attend Albany Veterans Parade

ALBANY, Ore. — On Tuesday, downtown Albany was home to the largest Veterans Day parade west of the Mississippi. The parade started at 11 a.m., the same time World War I ended on the eleventh day of the eleventh month 96 years ago. Approximately 40,000 people lined the streets of Albany to show their support … Continue reading »

Parade Honors Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Lane County veterans received some recognition Sunday at the 15th annual Lane County Veterans Parade in Springfield. Hundreds came to watch the parade as it started on Olympic Street and made its way to G Street. Coordinators say the parade is a way to show veterans across Lane County that their service … Continue reading »

Girl Injured at 4th of July Parade

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a young girl was severely injured during the Harrisburg 4th of July parade. Deputies say the 7-year-old girl jumped off the float she was on with her dad. She fell, and then was ran over by a 10-foot single-axle trailer. The girl was taken to RiverBend Hospital … Continue reading »

Corvallis Celebrates Independence Day

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Families lined the streets of Corvallis on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July. Festivities kicked off with a 5-k run that ended along the riverfront. “It’s a good way for people to be active,” said runner Eric McDougal, a runner at Crescent Valley High School. “It’s a beautiful day out today, and … Continue reading »

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 »

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