Personal Trainer Hosts CASA Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. – There are more than 1,000 children in foster care in Lane County because of abuse or neglect by their parents. Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA, provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in the county. Local trainer Gary Gonzalez with Move Well Personal Training has organized a fundraiser to help … Continue reading »

Greenhill Opens New Training Facility

EUGENE, Ore. — Volunteers and staff from Greenhill Humane Society joined the Chamber of Commerce Saturday in the opening of its new training center in West Eugene. With the cutting of the ribbon, Greenhill Humane Society officially opened the doors to its new dog training facility. “It’s really a supportive environment, so that we can … Continue reading »

Marathons: Train Without Pain

EUGENE, Ore. – Running season is just beginning and if you’re training for a race, local doctors want to make sure you cross the finish line injury-free. Running a marathon is a challenging and ambitious goal so you may think you’re doing the right thing by training hard, but doctors say doing too much too … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Trains on Drift Boats

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. — Marine Law Enforcement personnel from around the state will cover the Rogue River next week. The group will participate in intense drift boat training. Training will focus on boat handling skills in rapids, white water rescue techniques, and boater and river guide compliance with boating regulations. “Extremely variable flows and inexperience … Continue reading »

Soldiers Get Hands-on Flight Training

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Soldiers in the Oregon National Guard took a flight they’ll never forget. Soldiers from B Company 2-162 flew in a CH-47 Heavy Lift Chinook Aircraft. For many of them, this was a first. “Looking forward to riding the chinook helicopter. I’ve never done it before so it’ll be a fun experience,” said Specialist … Continue reading »

HazMat Team Trains for Spills

ALBANY, Ore. — HazMat crews don’t get a lot of real-life training opportunities, so they have to create them, which is what happened in Albany Wednesday. Even though everyone there knew it was a smoke machine creating the cloud leaking out of the train car, the trainees had to treat it like an actual chlorine … Continue reading »

EPD Does Emergency Vehicle Training

CORVALLIS, Ore. — We all watch the car chases in movies with intrigue, but for law enforcement officer, that can quickly become the real deal for them. Because officers spend so much time in their vehicles, trainings like one that happened Wednesday are crucial. We rode along in some of these vehicles as they trained. … Continue reading »

Grant to Pay for Teacher Training

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A new grant will help improve skills for teachers all across Lane County. The University of Oregon and the Eugene School District received a $450,000 stem study grant from the Oregon Department of Education. Under the two-year grant, the university and the school district will match secondary teachers across Lane County … Continue reading »