Safety Town Kicks Off In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– A great summer program that teaches kindergartners life saving lessons starts Monday at Mount Vernon Elementary School in Springfield. The focus is on pedestrian and bicycle safety. Children will learn how to cross the street safely with the all important mantra, “Stop, look, and listen.” The program also covers poison safety, fire safety, … Continue reading »

EPD Releases Traffic Sting Results

EUGENE, Ore. — The results are in from a Eugene police traffic sting at 18th and Chambers. Nearly 70 citations were issued. Thirty of those were for cell phone violations. Nineteen weren’t wearing their seat belts. Police say cell phone use has been a big problem at their previous two enforcements as well. They’ll be … Continue reading »

EPD Traffic Sting at I-105 and W. 7th

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is out in full force Tuesday, enforcing traffic laws near the Washington-Jefferson Bridge. Police officers have been busy pulling over dozens of drivers at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Interstate 105. It’s an area police say has one of the highest crash rates in the city. EPD … Continue reading »

Intersection Safety Concerns Residents

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of residents at a Eugene senior living community are worried about safety around their facility, specifically a couple of intersections that don’t have crosswalks. There are two parts to Alpine Meadows. One includes assisted living, and the other is independent living. Those two areas are separated by a street, and some … Continue reading »