Sheriff’s Office Investigates Mail Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to watch out for mail thieves. It’s not just one area affected. Deputies say the crime is widespread. In the last few weeks, there have been about six cases from River Road to Lorane Highway. And those are just people who know they are … Continue reading »

Letter Carriers Collected Canned Foods

EUGENE, Ore. — Door to door letter carriers drop off mail on their routes. But Saturday, they were also picking up bags of canned foods during the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Food Drive. “This is the largest one day national food drive. It was started actually here in Eugene,” said Chris NesSmith, letter carrier. … Continue reading »

Protesters Push for Spending Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Protesters used tax day to draw attention toward how Congress plans to spend all of those tax dollars. The Community Alliance of Lane County says Congress needs a better idea of how tax dollars should be spent. Americans across the country filed their tax returns Monday and demonstrators wanted everyone to know … Continue reading »

Mail Carriers Rally to Save Post Office

EUGENE, Ore. — Postal workers across the country rallied to save the United States Postal Service Sunday. Cuts to the postal service include ending Saturday delivery. Mail carriers said many elderly people rely on the weekend service for medication delivery. So if the deliveries took longer, it could hurt the community. Dozens of people showed … Continue reading »

USPS Delivers on Sunday

EUGENE, Ore. — Many postal workers reported to work today, in an effort to keep those gifts and goodies moving and arriving just in the knick of time for the holidays. It’s something that postal workers say they’ve never done before. Usually drivers have their Sunday off, and finish deliveries in the days before the … Continue reading »

Arrests Made for Post Office Burglaries

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police arrested two men suspected of burglarized local post offices. EPD says they’ve been investigating Christopher Yandell and Allen Widmer over the past year for a series of property crimes. During a search warrant, investigators uncovered stolen items, including $2,000 in stamps, a postal tote and text messages connected to the … Continue reading »