Group Proposes Changes to UO ID Cards

EUGENE, Ore. — Student organizations at the University of Oregon are proposing a small change that they think can make a big difference. Right now, student ID cards are plain on the back. A group called UO Active Minds is asking the Student Affairs Office to use the empty space to print important information, like … Continue reading »

Safety Town Registration Opens

EUGENE, Ore. – Registration for the 2014 Safety Town opened Tuesday. Safety Town is a two-week program that introduces pre-school children to safety topics including pedestrian, bicycle, school bus, poison, fire, gun, home and water safety. Children will learn safety through instructions, songs and hands-on activities. Safety Town students will have an opportunity to explore … Continue reading »

UOPD Ready to Respond in Emergencies

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department wants students to know they’re prepared to act fast in emergency situations. On Tuesday, a student at Purdue University was killed when authorities say a gunman walked onto campus. This is just the latest in a string of campus shootings on middle, high school, and college … Continue reading »

Firefighters Share Heating Safety Tips

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Firefighters are warning people who leave for the holidays to make sure their home is safe from potential fires. The Corvallis Fire Department says it responds to fires every winter because of heating problems. Fire crews say anyone who leaves home should turn heating systems down to low, but not off. That … Continue reading »

Halloween Safe From Sex Offenders

EUGENE, Ore. — This Halloween, there’s an important question trick-or-treaters should ask themselves. How well do they know their neighborhoods? It’s imporant because they could be knocking on the door of a registered sex offender and be unaware. More than a dozen states have laws limiting what sex offenders can do on Halloween. Some have … Continue reading »

County to Address SLEEPS Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Commissioners are putting together a plan to address safety and sanitation concerns after human feces were discovered near the SLEEPS camp downtown. Protesters are still camped out in the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza and say they have no plans to leave the area any time soon. In fact, they … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Riley Names Non-Redshirts

Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon State freshman cornerback Dashon Hunt: Oregon State freshman linebacker Darrell Songy: Oregon State freshman safety Brandon Arnold:

Ferry Street Bridge Safety Questioned

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ferry Street Bridge in Eugene has been ranked as one of the most dangerous in the country. The ranking comes from Travel and Leisure magazine. When public works leaders survey the bridge, they say it might be old but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not safe. When you look at the … Continue reading »

Students Graduated from Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — About 140 pre-kindergarten students graduated from safety camp Friday morning. The Safety Town camp teaches kids all about safety in their homes and outside. Different activities help demonstrate skills like “stop, look and listen” and playing nice on the playground. “Graduation day is so special, you see the kids just beaming with … Continue reading »

Protect Against Possible Theft at Fair

EUGENE, Ore. –The Lane County Fair starts Wednesday, and Eugene Police want to make sure that thieves don’t steal fairgoers’ good times. Police say in past years, there has been a notable increase with car break-ins during the fair and say there are simple things people attending the fair and neighbors can do to avoid … Continue reading »

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