One World Trade Center Opens

NEW YORK (CNN) — One World Trade Center welcomes its first tenants Monday. Construction on the 1,700-foot office tower was completed earlier this year. The New York Times reports about 175 employees of magazine publisher Condé Nast will work there for the first time Monday morning. More than three-thousand other employees will move in later. The … Continue reading »

White House Holds Moment of Silence

(CNN) — Thursday, the nation pauses to remember those killed in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. Thirteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice … Continue reading »

Local Crisis Response Dog Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene therapy dog who responded to disasters across the country, including 9/11, passed away Friday. The dog’s owner is now sharing her pet’s heroic story. When Cindy Ehlers got her dog Tikva 14 years ago, she never imagined how many lives her fluffy, grey Keeshond would touch. “It was all part … Continue reading »

Powerful Message at Interfaith Service

EUGENE, Ore. — All different types of religions gathered Wednesday night for an interfaith prayer service. It’s a service that started 12 years ago after the 9/11 attacks. The First Christian Church holds the service every month on the 11th. Every September 11, the event holds even more meaning. During the service a man sang … Continue reading »

Veterans Reflect on 9/11 Anniversary

EUGENE, Ore. — For many community members, Wednesday was day to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001. For many local vets, the 9/11 attack drastically changed their lives. As flags around the city flew at half-staff, many people who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan say they celebrate their freedom and use September … Continue reading »

Beavers Reflect on September 11

Web Extra: Riley, Welch, Kelly, Handford

Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon State linebacker D.J. Welch: Oregon State offensive lineman Colin Kelly: Oregon State cornerback Ryan Handford:

Web Extra: Sergeant Plays Taps on 9/11

EUGENE, Ore. — Sergeant Loren Corner, a 25-year member of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, played his trumpet outside the Lane County Jail Tuesday morning as a part of Bugles Across America. Sgt. Corner played Taps four times, once at the exact minute each of the planes crashed back on September 11th, 2001, as a … Continue reading »

Kitzhaber Calls for Lowering of Flags

SALEM, Ore. — In remembrance of September 11, 2001, Governor Kitzhaber has ordered for all American flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday. “We pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001 and honor the men and women who serve and protect our nation today,” said Governor … Continue reading »