Collaboration to End Vet Homelessness

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 »

Egan Warming Centers Prepare for Winter

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 Salvation Army Remodeled

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 »

Friday Night Blitz – November 7th

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.

SPD: Fleeing Thief Hits Gate, Kids Run

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 »

Helping Fill Bags of Love

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 »

Friday Night Blitz – October 31st

EUGENE — On the October 31st, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Marist at Springfield, Churchill at Crater, Corvallis at South Albany and ten other games.    

Friday Night Blitz – October 24

EUGENE — On the October 24th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Willamette at Sheldon, South Eugene at Grants Pass, Springfield at Crater, Ashland at Marist, and six other games.

Police Searching for Missing Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man who disappeared more than three weeks ago. 33-year-old Adam Johns was last seen October 2nd on the 3500 block of Oregon Street in Springfield. Police say he went to the coast with a relative and a friend and came back the same night. He left … Continue reading »

Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

EUGENE, Ore —  Hop Valley is hoping to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research with its first annual Hop to Hop on Saturday, Oct. 25. Rain or shine, participants will walk or run from the Hop Valley Tasting Room at 990 1st Ave. in Eugene to the Hop Valley Restaurant in Springfield located at 980 … Continue reading »

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