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 »

Lane County Fair Keeps Kids Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Fair kicks off Wednesday and thousands of families are ready to gather at the fairgrounds. But how can people keep their kids safe among such huge crowds and reconnect if they get lost? At last year’s fair, there was an average of 15 kids separated from their parents every … Continue reading »

Kids Learn Safety Skills at Safety Town

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 140 pre-kindergartners will get the chance to learn about safety over the next two weeks. The Safety Town child safety program starts Monday. Children will learn more than 20 safety topics throughout the two-week long camp. Monday began with an opening ceremony, followed by the children getting the chance to … Continue reading »

Fireworks Go On Sale in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Fireworks went officially on sale Sunday. With Fourth of July festivities just a few weeks away it’s important to keep safety in mind. Zachary Parnell has been selling fireworks for five years and he’s heard and seen his fair share of illegal firework activity. “My friends got a couple felonies for it. So you got … Continue reading »

Levy May be Blueprint for Other Counties

EUGENE, Ore. — The recently approved public safety levy may prove as a blueprint for other Oregon counties struggling with funding. Lane County was the only county to approve a public safety levy last week. A commissioner says extensive polling helped the commission craft a levy that earned enough support to pass. Voters in two … Continue reading »

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