Taylor Sentencing Phase Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — The sentencing phase of David Ray Taylor’s murder trial began Tuesday. A jury found Taylor guilty last week on three counts of aggravated murder in the killing of Celestino Gutierrez. He was found not guilty on the fourth aggravated murder charge and instead guilty of a lesser charge of intentional murder. Taylor … Continue reading »

City Council Candidates Debate Sunday

EUGENE, Ore. — Two candidates for the Eugene City Council will face each other in a debate on Sunday, two months ahead of election day. Juan Carlos Valle is running against incumbent Betty Taylor for the Ward 2 seat on the council. Taylor has held the position since 1997. The debate, sponsored by the League … Continue reading »