Stone Soup Serves Thanksgiving Dinner

  CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis organization feeds the homeless on a daily basis, but on Thursday, dinner was extra special. Stone Soup offers free meals for those who need it. On Thursday, volunteers spent hours preparing a Thanksgiving meal for a more elaborate dinner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The event is something organizers … Continue reading »

Stores Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday season is officially here and that also means holiday shopping season is now underway. Shoppers lined up at least two hours in advance of JCPenney’s 5 p.m. opening at the Valley River Center Mall. The line wrapped around the corner of the building. This group of pre-Black Friday shoppers are … Continue reading »

Cafe Dishes Up for Thanksgiving

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — While some gripe about working the holidays, a Springfield restaurant gladly dishes up every Thanksgiving for free. For the last eight years, Busy Bee Cafe on Main Street has welcomed one and all through their doors for a real Thanksgiving feast of turkey and ham with all the fixings on their own … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks Civil War Wednesday

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum talks about the upcoming Civil War game against OSU, along with several Ducks players, after Wednesday’s practice. Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead: Oregon safety Erick Dargan: Oregon linebacker Johnny Ragin III: Oregon tight end Evan Bayliss:

Dinners Given to Military Families

EUGENE, Ore. — One hundred military families got thanksgiving meals this Wednesday morning at an Albertsons in Eugene. The store on 18th Ave. donated the money from its Turkey Bucks campaign to support those who serve America and the loved ones they leave behind. Sandy Giles’s husband is currently deployed in Afghanistan for the holiday … Continue reading »

Low Gas Prices Bring Holiday Traffic

EUGENE, Ore. — Not everyone will be traveling by plane this Thanksgiving, AAA predicts the majority of holiday travelers are going by car. Managers say it’s likely because gas prices are so low this year. Locally the average price per gallon is $3.02, the cheapest average in four years. AAA says with prices this low, … Continue reading »

Police Increase DUII Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — In an effort to¬†protect the community against impaired drivers, the Eugene Police Department will put saturation patrols on the road and search out those driving under the influence. Drivers who suspect dangerous or possible DUII drivers are encouraged¬†to call 911 to support the effort. The targeted DUII enforcement effort is designed to … Continue reading »

Families Prep for Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — With Thanksgiving just a few days away, many people are prepping their refrigerators and solidifying their plans for the holiday. Many shoppers say they head to Grocery Outlet or similar stores, searching for the cheapest prices ahead of the holidays. Staff members at Grocery Outlet say they’ve been out of frozen turkeys … Continue reading »

Volunteers Prepare for Whiteaker Dinner

EUGENE, Ore. — Volunteers for the Whiteaker Community Dinner are preparing for the big Thanksgiving feast. Dozens of volunteers were at the Lane Community College Cafeteria Sunday afternoon, preparing for the 26th annual free dinner at the Whiteaker Head Start Center. Coordinators say they feed nearly 2,500 people every year on Thanksgiving. They say it’s … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Thanksgiving Turkeys Delivered

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College got a big delivery in time for the Thanksgiving holiday–1,500 pounds of turkey. LCC is getting ready for the 26th annual Whiteaker Free Community Thanksgiving Day dinner. Culinary arts students will prepare the turkeys that will feed more than 2,200 homeless and less fortunate men, women, and children. “We … Continue reading »

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