Fire Burns Home, Displaces 8

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Emergency crews rushed one person to the hospital after a fire ripped through a Springfield house on the 800 block of 57th Street Tuesday. Firefighters say it was a large and active fire by the time they showed up. Crews were able to put out the fire, but they’re still not sure … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Chickens Dead in Barn Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire burned two barns in the Springfield area, and left hundreds of chickens dead. The farm, located on the 7900 block of Thurston Road, sold poultry to the local community. The farm’s owner said he woke up to flames spreading from one barn to the other. Fire crews were called to … Continue reading »

House Fire Displaces 8 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire ripped through a home, sending one person to the hospital and displacing the eight people who lived there. The fire was on the 800 block of 57th Street. Firefighters say it was a large, active fire by the time they showed up. Even with a quick knockdown, the fire heavily … Continue reading »

Mezza Luna Opening New Location

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A popular pizzeria in Eugene is expanding to Springfield. Mezza Luna Pizzeria already has two locations in Eugene and now plans to open a third on the corner of Main Street and 5th Street. The co-owner of the restaurant says he’s had his eye on Springfield for years and now is a … Continue reading »

Main Street Bridge Work Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Drivers who cross the Willamette River on Main Street might want to take a different route Monday and Tuesday. Traffic will go down to a single lane on the westbound bridge, as Oregon Department of Transportation crews inspect the bridge. Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the westbound bridge will … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Help

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The deadline to sign up for health insurance is just two days away. For those who need help with the process, The Child Center will be hosting an enrollment event Monday. Trained Cover Oregon specialists will be at the Springfield Public Library from 12-6 p.m. to answer questions and provide on-the-spot assistance. … Continue reading »

LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — A special deal this summer for kids in the Eugene-Springfield area that lets them skate, swim and possibly bowl a strike, all for one price. It’s called the 1Pass and anyone under the age of 18 can get one for $50. The pass gets kids on any LTD bus and into any … Continue reading »

House Fire on Gilham Road

EUGENE, Ore. — Investigators are still looking into what caused a house fire in North Eugene Tuesday. It happened just before 2 p.m. at a home on Gilham Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire, but a pet cat died in the blaze. About six units … Continue reading »

Shooting on Buff Way

UPDATE: Two people have been taken into custody, but were not in handcuffs. EUGENE, Ore. — A body was found in the backyard of a home on Buff Way, near Cal Young Road. Calls came in around 7 a.m. reporting shots fired. Eugene and Springfield police say the scene is not secured and the suspect(s) … Continue reading »

New Bike Shop In Downtown Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A new bike shop is now open in downtown Springfield, just in time for the warm weather. Cycle Logical has been open since April 1 but the owner is still as thrilled about it as he was on opening day and he’s not the only one excited about being in business on … Continue reading »

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