PeaceHealth Urgent Care New Location

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Changes on the way for PeaceHealth at RiverBend, as its urgent care gets ready to move to a new location. The new space will be at the Gateway Marketplace, just down the road frrom its current location. The plan has been in the works for more than a year. The hospital believes … Continue reading »

Local Businesses Fundraise for Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It’s a tragic situation that has caught the attention of not only community members, but local businesses as well. They say they’re hoping to help the Hudson family through donations in this time of need. A tragedy that has torn apart a family is now bringing a community together. “It’s a tragic, … Continue reading »

Firefighters Meet Cancer Survivors

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual “Firefighters Stair Climb” is just around the corner, and firefighters from Eugene and Springfield are busy training. On Sunday, February 22, they got some help from a few honorary fireighters. The stair climb, which raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, draws in 1,800 firefighters to Seattle to climb … Continue reading »

Petition for Footbridge Started

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — One Springfield resident is taking action to make the intersection of 54th and Main streets safer by starting a petition to build a footbridge over Main St. According to the website, there have been more than ten fatalities in the last ten years. Four of those have been in the last two … Continue reading »

Pedestrians Call Crossing Main St. Tough

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Pedestrians say it can be tricky to make your way across Main St. even with a pedestrian signal, like the one you see at the 54th St. intersection. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it bases the amount of time you get to cross a street on several factors including the … Continue reading »

SPD Says Driver Likely Ran Red Light

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say the driver involved in a fatal crash was likely running a red light when he entered the crosswalk on 54th and Main Sunday, killing three children and injuring their mother. Brian Antone, Patrol Officer for Springfield Police Department said various witness accounts of the crash indicate that the driver … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap – February 20th

EUGENE, Ore.–For our February 20th edition of Round Ball Wrap, highlights from 11 games, including an OT thriller between South Eugene and South Medford.  

SUV Crashes Into Walgreens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A close call at a Springfield Walgreens when a car came crashing through its front doors Tuesday night. The front doors were mashed and mangled and one of them was several feet inside the store at the intersection of Mohawk Boulevard and Centennial Boulevard. Police say the driver, 52-year-old Mark Hiatt said … Continue reading »

Suspected Drunk Driver Eludes, Crashes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Springfield Police say a suspected drunk driver led officers on a short pursuit late Monday night before crashing. Police say an officer attempted to stop 20-year-old Armando Roman-Ramirez of Junction City at the 2600 block of Marcola Road around 11:30 p.m. Officers say after the stop was initiated, the vehicle accelerated, ran … Continue reading »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Springfield, Ore. – Springfield police say a man was in possession of meth when he led officers on a pursuit. Police say 21-year-old Richard Unatin led officers on a chase for more than 20 minutes on Highway 126 and I-5 Monday night, after an officer attempted to stop him for several traffic violations near Harlow … Continue reading »

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