2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

EUGENE,  Ore — Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th. The race takes over 5th Street in downtown Springfield. It’s a straight run with 8 different heats from walkers to elite. Five time USA outdoor 800 meter champion and 2-time Olympian Nick Symmonds will be there … Continue reading »

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Event

EUGENE,  Ore — October 15 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, also known as BRA Day.  A Eugene doctor is trying to bring attention to the options available to women coping with breast cancer. One in eight women born in the U.S. today will be diagnosed with the disease sometime during their lifetime. “Most women when … Continue reading »

Designers Hit Runway at Fashion Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fashion Week is here. Sixteen local designers, 45 models and 100 looks will hit the run way this weekend. Vanessa Froehling, Stitches by V designer, specializes in organic cotton, bamboo jersey and denim. She debuted her designs at last year’s fashion week in the ready-to-wear show, but fashion week is an opportunity … Continue reading »

Latino Heritage Month in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of families in Lane County is committed to sharing their culture and traditions as they celebrate Latino Heritage Month. When most families are going out to a dinner or a movie on a weekend night, some Latino families head to school. They bring their shoes, their bright beautiful skirts, and … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: DIY Adventures

What was I thinking? Who was I kidding? Will we ever be done? I asked those questions many times between January 2014 and August 2014. You see, in January 2014 we closed on our home in the Santa Clara area. My husband and I shopped around for quite some time looking for a home, but  … Continue reading »

Itzhak Perlman Returns to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore — Itzhak Perlman is considered by many as the greatest violinist in the world and this weekend, he’s coming to Eugene. Perlman will perform with the Eugene Symphony at a special concert on Sunday,  Sept. 28. at the Hult Center.  It is his third time playing with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra. “He is … Continue reading »

Celebrate Banned Books Week

EUGENE, Ore — Celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week. The American Library Association started the annual event in 1982 to raise awareness of freedom of speech through celebrating challenged books. Since the the event’s launch, more than 11,000 books have been challenged. Individuals and groups still request schools and libraries to remove … Continue reading »

Dirty Duck 5K Race

EUGENE, Ore — It’s a bye week for the Oregon Ducks.  What are fans to do?  Get your game gear and head out to the Dirty Duck 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 27. The second annual Dirty Duck is a 5K Fan Run/Walk starting at Alton Baker Park.   The 3.1 mile course includes four Color … Continue reading »

Pearls of Wisdom for Pearl Buck Center

EUGENE, Ore —  The Pearl Buck Center is preparing for its 3rd annual Pearls of Wisdom Fundraiser.  It’s a fun trivia competition where you need to wear your thinking cap. Ready for some sample trivia? Question 1:  Dr. Seuss wrote the book Green Eggs & Ham using only 50 words.  49 of those words are one … Continue reading »

Library to Host Make-and-Take Event

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  A big art party for kids is happening this Friday, Sept. 19th.  The Springfield Public Library coordinated a free hands-on event for Springfield Public Schools students, who will be released early from school on Friday. The library is hosting Make & Take @ The Library: Fingerprint Swirls and Whorls. Children will create … Continue reading »

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