SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An old hotel is getting a new life in Springfield. New signs recently went up at the former Shiloh Inn on Gateway St. It’s still a visit space, just under a new company – Guesthouse International Inn and Suites. The space will be run by the same owners. Nearby businesses say they … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Help is on the way for those forced from their apartments after it was deemed unfit to live. During Monday’s council meeting, councilors talked about dipping into the general fund to help those who can longer live at the Main Street building because it doesn’t meet fire and other city codes. The … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Eugene couple was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly having sex in a car parked directly in front of the Springfield City Jail. Kelli Knutson, 24, and Logan Jackson, 33, were booked for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. Police say someone called to complain after motorists were slowing down to watch the … Continue reading »
On the November 14th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the second week of playoffs, including Oregon City at Sheldon, Wilsonville at Springfield and Marist vs. Corvallis.
EUGENE, Ore. — Homelessness is a problem many veterans experience locally and across the country. But, a collaboration between Lane County and the cities of Eugene and Springfield is hoping to put fourth a housing first model, so no veteran has to live on the streets. Charles Platt is a local veteran who’s now managing a … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The temperatures are dropping and people here in the Willamette Valley say they’re definitely gearing up for what’s coming and the Egan Warming Centers are as well. They say they aren’t open yet but if the temperatures fall below 30, they’re ready to open their doors. “I thought it was cold today,” … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Salvation Army in Springfield is celebrating the finish of a remodeling project. Dozens gathered at the location on Mill Street to see the new additions and renovations. Officials say last year, the Salvation Army in Lane County served over 13,000 people and with new youth group rooms and bigger food pantries … Continue reading »
On the November 7th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the first week of playoffs from Grant at West Albany, Canby at Sheldon, Marist vs. Summit, and Parkrose at Springfield. Additionally, it featured the debut of Sky9.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Veneta man is accused of stealing from a Springfield warehouse Friday morning, then nearly hitting several people as he made his getaway. Police say an employee at a warehouse near 41st and Commercial Street noticed Timothy Blodgett stealing property. That employee confronted Blodgett, who then jumped in his truck and drove … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore — Set up is under way for the 3rd annual Mckenzie Cider and Craft Beer Festival. Over 70 breweries are lined up for the event taking place this weekend at the Willamalane Center in Springfield. Proceeds from the festival will benefit three local non-profits including Belly-Full, Willamalane Foundation, and Bags of Love. Bags … Continue reading »