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 »

Eugene Park Paving Projects Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Two of Eugene’s most popular parks are going to be a little more accessible at the end of the month. With as much traffic as Skinner Butte Park gets, it’s no wonder these roads are ready for a face lift. “The challenge with these roads are just their age. They’ve been here … Continue reading »

Eugene Park Road Repairs Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Road repairs to two of Eugene’s parks begin this week. Crews will repair roads in Hendricks Park and Skinner Butte Park during the month of June. In Hendricks Park, crews will concentrate on Fairmount Boulevard from Floral Hill Drive to the west park entrance. In Skinner Butte Park, they will work on … Continue reading »

Eugene Residents Brave Chilly Temps

EUGENE, Ore. — Even though the weather has been frosty all day, it didn’t stop some people from getting a little bit of fresh air. A father-daughter duo took advantage of a burst of sunlight Thursday afternoon at Skinner Butte Park, despite the wet and cold park toys. Another person said it was important to … Continue reading »

City to Build Kid-Friendly Trail at Skinner Butte

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Parks is blazing a new kid-friendly trail to get families to the top of Skinner Butte. The 800-foot trail will soon link the RiverPlay Discovery Village playground at Skinner Butte Park to the butte’s summit. Construction crews are now grading a path, using gravel and step stones. The easy-to-use path … Continue reading »