Local Woman Helps Mudslide Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local woman with close ties to the Washington state mudslide is asking for the community’s help to bring some relief to those affected by the disaster. Amber Collins, a Springfield resident, has been at the Wal-Mart on Olympic Street asking for donations to send to Oso to help others affected. Also … Continue reading »

EuGenuis Market Plans for the Future

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — After 18 months in the Gateway Mall, the EuGenius Marketplace is being forced to close up shop. The owner, Dave Wells, says the lease is up, and the mall has plans to renovate the space. Their last day will be Saturday, March 29, from 11 a.m until 6 p.m. Wells says they aren’t closing … Continue reading »

House Fire Evacuates Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews responded to a house fire on the 900 block of Kelly Blvd. in Springfield early Thursday morning. The first calls came in just before 5:45 a.m., reporting smoke coming from a home. Three people were evacuated from the home with no injuries. Residents were able to save several pets from the … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspect in Bank Robbery

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested a man accused of robbing Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Blvd. Thursday morning. Police say he presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. Police located 26-year-old Timothy Gustus in Eugene just before 1 a.m. Friday and he was taken to the Lane County Jail. He faces … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Newly released surveillance images show a man police say robbed a bank Thursday morning. Officers say he walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Boulevard. He presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. He’s described as about 5’7″to 5’10″. He had a thin to medium build. He has … Continue reading »

Strip Club Sign Stirs Up Controversy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A strip club sign raised some eyebrows Monday. Some neighbors say the wording of a playful St. Patty’s Day promo went too far and was inappropriate. As Springfield resident Steve Andreson drove by Spyce Gentleman’s Club Monday morning he did a double take. “It’s not appropriate, it’s a real kind of negative … Continue reading »

Planners to Discuss Future of Main St

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — As the city of Springfield continues to grow, planners are looking to revitalize the Main Street Corridor. The corridor runs from downtown to Thurston. The last time the city gave it a major makeover was in the late 1980s, and planners say it’s about time for another one. They say they want … Continue reading »

EuGenius Market to Close

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The EuGenius Market announced it will close at the end of March. The market will close after being open for 18 months. It provided unique gifts, collectibles, artwork and other handmade items from area craftsmen. EuGenius Market representatives say they lost their lease due to the mall renovation scheduled this spring. The … Continue reading »

Giant Flag Damaged by Winter Storm

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — A Springfield veteran, who is the proud owner of an impression American flag collection, says one of his largest flags was badly damaged by the recent ice storm. Jim Dobson owns Cascade Auto on 38th and Main Street, and what’s usually flying in front of his shop gets a lot of attention. … Continue reading »

Springfield Bridge to be Repaired

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The historic Willamette River Bridge in Springfield is about to get a facelift, and ODOT wants to let drivers know about some scheduled closures and delays coming up. Commonly called the Springfield bridge, it’s located on the west end of Springfield, and is part of Main Street and OR 126B. Repair work … Continue reading »

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