“Ink Out” Helps People Remove Tattoos

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is teaming up with Valley Immediate Care and offering free or low-cost tattoo removal for those who need it the most, but can’t afford it.  This is part of a new program called “Ink Out.” It allows certain organizations and criminal justice agencies to select qualifying candidates to get tattoos … Continue reading »

Springfield Tattoo Shop on New TV Series

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local group of artists is leaving its mark on Hollywood. Staff at Area 51 Tattoo in Springfield is the focus of a new television series on A&E. The show is called Epic Ink. Area 51 staff consider themselves a blend of hyper-realistic and cutting edge tattoo art. Oftentimes featuring beloved characters … Continue reading »

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 »

VRC Asks Tattoo Parlor to Move Out

EUGENE, Ore. — A tattoo and retail shop that used to be at Valley River Center just re-opened in its new location at the Gateway Mall. Cry Baby Ink owner Greg Byerly says VRC gave him 30 days notice, as outlined in their lease, to move out and make room for a new tenant. But … Continue reading »

Tattoo Shop Snatches Up Web Domains

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — High Preistess, a tattoo and piercing shop, has snatched up the web domain names from its competition. It is commonly known as cyber squatting and is an actual business tactic. Wendy Kai, owner of Pure Devotion Tattoo, works from a small room in the back of a local barbershop and considers herself … Continue reading »