2-year-old Attacked by Pit Bull

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – A 2-year-old is in critical condition after a pit bull attack Sunday night. Springfield Police say they responded to the 1100 block of Olympic Street at 5:48 p.m. They say a 2-year-old girl was attacked by the family dog, a large, male pit bull. Deputies say the child’s father was bitten in … Continue reading »

Popular Labor Day Destinations

EUGENE, Ore.– Thursday is the official start of the Labor Day weekend travel. It’s a chance for families to take that one last summer fling before school starts. Travel numbers are expected to break records, but thankfully, Lane County is a short distance away from popular Labor Day destinations. “You don’t have to travel far … Continue reading »

Duck Downtown Kickoff!

EUGENE, Ore.– Duck fans will have more to cheer about this football season! Friday kicks of Duck Downtown. It’s a brand new series of events hitting the downtown scene of both Eugene and Springfield, every Friday before home football games. “All kinds of special offers, from food and beverage and retail discounts,” said Lisa Lawton … Continue reading »

A Couple’s Safety Message for Drivers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield couple is warning others about distracted driving, after they saw the devastation it can cause in a matter of seconds. James and Judy Harris live on this quiet street in Springfield and for the last week, their house has been a popular stop. “People have been stopping and taking pictures, … Continue reading »

School Bond Back on Springfield Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — For the second time in a year, voters will again have the opportunity to improve their schools. The Springfield School Board approved a measure Monday night that will put a $71 million bond on the November ballot. This year’s measure is about ten million more than voters turned down last fall. Part … Continue reading »

Springfield Welcomes the Simpsons

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An iconic day for the City of Springfield as it unveiled the anticipated Simpsons mural downtown. For over two decades, one family has been embraced all over the world and today, that family came to life in Springfield. “It’s wonderful. It’s wonderful,” said Jess Stafford. Stafford couldn’t wait to introduce her family … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Kids Receive School Supplies

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of kids in Springfield are receiving a helping hand as they get ready to head back to school. The Project Hope Kids Fair set up four locations today throughout Eugene and Springfield to give out school supplies and new shoes to kids chosen by the school board. Organizers at the Springfield … Continue reading »

Simpsons Mural Painting Nearly Complete

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield will be unveiling the highly anticipated Simpson’s mural Monday afternoon, but already crowds are starting to gather to get a sneak peek while the artists put the finishing touches on the project. Monday afternoon, the city of Springfield will have a block party to unveil the mural. The … Continue reading »

Glenwood Center Talks Being Reorganized

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Lane County commissioners are once again talking about a proposed multi-million dollar conference center and hotel in the Glenwood area. The price tag on the project is nearly $43 million. Although financial discussions with Lane County has hit a snag, county commissioners say they’d still like to be a part of the … Continue reading »

Football Safety Clinic Educates Coaches

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — With concussions being on the forefront of discussion in football the last couple of years, USA Football is taking a hands-on approach to educate coaches and players on safety. The Heads Up Football Safety Clinic took place Sunday in Springfield. A dozen local youth football representatives attended. They learned about tackling techniques, … Continue reading »

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