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 »

Springfield Chamber Business Expo

EUGENE, Ore. — The Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual Business Expo Saturday. The event started this morning at the Valley River Center Mall. Over 80 businesses were set up throughout the mall, giving out free samples and other giveaways to the public. Coordinators say businesses throughout the years have enjoyed being a … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – February 21, 2014

For the February 21, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Jake Zivin, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson have highlights from 15 games, including our Game of the Night between Willamette’s top-ranked girls basketball team and Sheldon. In addition to the highlights, get scores from a dozen other games.

Evergreen Tattoo Expo In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s no shortage of ink or creative minds Friday at the Willamalane Center in Springfield. Organizers say hundreds of the world’s best tattoo artists from America, Spain, and the UK are attending the Evergreen Tattoo Expo. They’re showing off their work and creating tattoos. You might recognize some faces from the Spike … Continue reading »

Court in Session at Springfield High

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –    Court was in session Wednesday for more than 100 Springfield High School students. The Oregon Court of Appeals “Traveling Bench” visits schools around the state, trying to give students an opportunity to see court in action. The students, who are all enrolled in Springfield’s Government class, witnessed three genuine cases, where legitimate … Continue reading »

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