Eugene Stabbing Suspect Formally Charged

EUGENE, Ore. — A man was formally charged in the Lane County Jail court Monday afternoon for stabbing another man near the Saturday Market this weekend. Brian Frederick Ernest was arraigned on assault and unlawful use of a weapon charges. The Eugene Police Department says Ernest stabbed a man he didn’t know near the Free … Continue reading »

Man Stabbed Near Saturday Market

EUGENE, Ore. — One man is in jail and another in a local hospital after a stabbing at a popular Saturday destination. The Eugene Police Department says just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday a man stabbed another man in the back multiple times. It happened on the sidewalk near the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, right … Continue reading »

Saturday Market Returns This Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — The Saturday Market is returning to downtown Eugene Saturday after the winter break. It starts at 10 a.m., rain or shine. In addition to the local hand-crafted goods sold at the market, there are nearly 40 new vendors and one new food vendor. “Community members, we all get together every Saturday, sell … Continue reading »

Vendors Planning for Holiday Market

EUGENE, Ore. — The Saturday Market in downtown Eugene wrapped up its outdoor season on Saturday only to move indoors for the holidays. The warmer weather has come and gone but vendors braved it for one more day. “In Eugene, it’s going to get dark and cold here really quick,” said David Placencia, a vendor. … Continue reading »

Sanitation Issues Near SLEEPS Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — While the Eugene Celebration takes place downtown, homeless rights advocates are staying put. Protesters with SLEEPS have set up tents in the downtown area. Demonstrators say that some of the campers were previously staying in the wetlands on the outskirts of town, but moved here when they were forced out. The group … Continue reading »

Eugene Saturday Market Preps Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of spring also means the return of Eugene’s Saturday Market. Managers spent the day putting up new banners to provide a colorful reminder that the market is coming back to downtown Eugene. It runs every Saturday, rain or shine, until November. This year’s banners are the first new ones in … Continue reading »