Demolition Slows at Former Red Lion Site

EUGENE, Ore. — If you drive along Coburg Road, you may have noticed demolition work on the former Red Lion Hotel site has slowed. The backhoes and bulldozers haven’t moved in days, which we found out is intentional. Portions of the building have been used for firefighter training. Already drills were held in the kitchen … Continue reading »

Eugene Red Lion Hotel Demolished

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the end of an era on Coburg Road. Crews began tearing down the closed Red Lion Hotel this week. Seven people are working to clear the buildings. It will take 40 to 60 days to complete the project as they are recycling materials as they go. Back in December, the Red … Continue reading »

Red Lion Closure Affects Other Hotels

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene just lost 130 hotel rooms after the Red Lion Hotel on Coburg Road announced it’s closing next month. Now the question is, with all the events Eugene hosts will there be a shortage of hotel rooms? Travel Lane County says the Red Lion has been in the community for 51 years, … Continue reading »

Eugene Red Lion Hotel Closing

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 40 employees will lose their jobs next month when the Red Lion Hotel in Eugene shuts its doors. The hotel announced Tuesday it will no longer house guests after Jan. 31. Representatives from Red Lion Hotels Corporate says they’ve reached an agreement with the property owners who want to re-develop … Continue reading »