SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Copper theft is a widespread problem and here in Lane County, it’s a huge problem for communications company, CenturyLink. The town of Dexter had phone outages last weekend due to what CenturyLink says were copper thieves. The company says this isn’t the only time they’ve seen it as it’s been a problem … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — 20 years ago this October, the City of Eugene was able to convince the Fortune 500 company Symantec to call Track Town USA its new home and the company has had a huge impact in the area ever since. Norton AntiVirus is just one of the many products the now Springfield company … Continue reading »
For the October 4, 2013 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, Jake Zivin and Stephen Nelson bring you highlights from ten games. Could Roseburg stay unbeaten? Who would win the battle for Albany? See who won a top-10 matchup between Springfield and Hermiston. Plus many more scores from teams in our area.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Halloween is less than a month away and businesses are well stocked with costumes and other spooky goodies. Employees at Value Village in Springfield say a lot of the popular costumes this year are from TV shows and pop culture; but, they say some costumes are a blast from the past that … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thurston High School thought one of its treasured traditions was lost for good, until an alum brought it back to life. The high school had a traveling bell that went to several school functions. The chiming stopped at those events when it vanished more than a decade ago. Now the school is … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Great Rotary Duck Race is 10 days out, and hopefully everyone has bought a ticket. A single ticket will help protect foster children. Some boys and girls in Lane County that have gone through the foster care system have found a permanent home; but, there are hundreds who haven’t yet. A … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Wednesday was the second day of the government shutdown and it’s impacting quite a few people in our area. The Bureau of Land Management and Oregon Department of Agriculture offices were closed Wednesday; but, it’s not just people who work directly for the federal government who are impacted by the government shutdown. “I … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield family is left without a home after it was destroyed in a fire Saturday night. The house had extensive fire damage in the living room and smoke damage throughout the house. Fire crews say when they arrived at the home on South 34th Place, there were flames and smoke coming … Continue reading »
For the September 27 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, Jake Zivin, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson have highlights from eleven games plus scores from around the state, including our Game of the Week — Sheldon vs South Medford. Get a wrap-up of Mid-Willamette League play, and more.
SALEM, Ore. — An effort to pass a law in Salem would make invasion of privacy, when it involves a minor, a felony. The effort coincides with the hearing of a Springfield man accused of secretly videotaping a 10-year-old girl for more than a year. Dana Bishop is scheduled to appear at the Lane County … Continue reading »