Three Arrested In Seneca Mill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people are in the Lane County jail Monday, accused of trespassing during a protest earlier at the Seneca Sawmill Company. Eugene police blocked off a stretch East Enid Road off Highway 99 North. The protestors marched outside the Seneca Sawmill Company singing songs, chanting, and making sure their voices were heard … Continue reading »

3 Arrested After Large Sawmill Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Three people were arrested Monday morning after a large protest at the Seneca Sawmill Company in Eugene. Nearly 100 protestors from the activist groups, Cascadia Forest Defenders and Earth First!, took part in the demonstration around 10:30 a.m. Organizers say their goal was to draw attention to what they consider to be … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Day 2 at NCAA Championship

Devon Allen talks about the Oregon Men’s 4X400 semifinal relay before the protest and resolution came down Thursday: Mike Berry talks after the men’s relay on Thursday. His remarks came before ASU’s protest and resolution: We caught up with Arthur Delaney after he ran the men’s 4X400 semifinal relay Thursday. His comments came before ASU’s … Continue reading »

Supreme Court Rules Against Protestors

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled unanimously against a group of protestors at the center of a court case stemming from President George W. Bush’s visit to Jacksonville in 2004. The protestors said the Secret Service tried to remove anti-Bush protestors, thus violating their First Amendment right. That’s because … Continue reading »

Corvallis Protest Against Homelessness

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The men’s and women’s homeless shelters have closed their doors for the season; dozens of people say they have no place to go, and protesters are speaking out in front of the Benton County Courthouse. One woman says she wanted to make a statement by pitching a tent on Tuesday afternoon. She … Continue reading »

Residents Boycott Veneta Grocery Store

VENETA, Ore. — A group of residents in the Fern Ridge area are boycotting one of their local grocery stores. Outside the entryway at the Ray’s Food Place in Veneta around a dozen people held sings urging other shoppers to boycott the grocer. This comes after protesters said a long time manager, named Wilbur, was … Continue reading »

Fast Food and Minimum Wage

Fast food workers across America protested on Thursday in favor of raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Although nobody in Eugene was protesting, plenty of customers and workers had opinions on the subject. One McDonalds customer thought the workers make an appropriate amount for their job, “if you’re working at a fast food … Continue reading »

Dozens Protest Military Action In Syria

EUGENE, Ore. — More than three dozen protesters took to the streets of Eugene to have their voices heard on the crisis in Syria. Nearly two-thirds of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll oppose US missile strikes against Syria. Monday night the protesters gathered at the old federal building in downtown Eugene waving … Continue reading »

Whoville Camp Causes Concern

EUGENE, Ore. — With the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza now closed for cleaning, homeless protesters are on the move again. People at the camp out on Chambers Street say they prepared themselves Wednesday night for folks from downtown to come their way. As of Wednesday night, at least eight tents from that group settled … Continue reading »

Four Arrested During SLEEPS Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Commissioners voted Wednesday morning to temporarily close the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza citing public and safety concerns. Protesters had the day to pack up their belongings, and then a fence was put up around the plaza. At 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, the barricades came out and Eugene Police officers assembled … Continue reading »

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