Jobs Help Boost Cottage Grove Economy

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — An expanded Walmart in Cottage Grove opened its doors to the community Wednesday. This growth and other business expansion in Cottage Grove is boosting the economy. Initially, Walmart said it would be hiring 60 new workers as the store expanded, but now city officials from Cottage Grove say that number will … Continue reading »

Corvallis Walmart Prepares for Shoppers

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Employees put the finishing touches on the new Walmart Neighborhood Market Monday. Employees have been working around the clock to get the new store ready for business. The construction’s complete and the shelves almost fully stocked, all possible because of the newly hired workers. “A majority of our jobs are local, we … Continue reading »

Walmart Helps Police Catch Suspects

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police enlisted the help of several businesses to track down three burglary suspects. Officers say someone broke into a home on l Street, taking more than $250 in change. Police asked neighboring retailers to be on lookout. Officers were waiting for the suspects when they allegedly showed up to the Walmart … Continue reading »

New Walmart Neighborhood Market Hiring

CORVALLIS, Ore. — In preparation for the Walmart’s grand opening of the new Walmart Neighborhood Market, it has opened a hiring center for applicants to apply for jobs. Walmart will hire approximately 65 new associates to work at its new location, set to open this spring. Associates are needed in all areas of the new … Continue reading »

SPD K-9 Nabs Knife Wielding Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local man with a lengthy criminal record is in the Lane County Jail, after Springfield Police say he threatened Walmart employees with a knife after robbing the store Saturday around midnight. Investigators say 26-year-old Brian Brusewitz was trying to exit the store on Olympic Street with stolen goods when an employee … Continue reading »

Walmart Neighborhood Market to Open

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The old Circuit City building next to the Gateway Mall in Springfield will be the new home of a Walmart neighborhood market. The company made the announcement Monday. It plans to hire 65 associates when it opens. What makes the market different from a typical Walmart store is this one’s smaller and … Continue reading »

Eugene Charities Receive $50,000

EUGENE, Ore. — Many families are struggling to put a healthy meal on the dinner table. A national company recognized that need and lent a helping hand to two Eugene-based nonprofits. The Walmart Foundation presented FOOD for Lane County and the Willamette Farm and Food Coalition each with a check for $25,000. FOOD for Lane County … Continue reading »

Opinions on Possible Corvallis Walmart

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Walmart announced they will open a neighborhood market in Corvallis in 2013. Some say it’d be a convenient addition, while others think it would hurt the small town feel. Walmart plans to open a new “supermarket” style store on 9th Street next to Office Max. “I think it would just be fantastic … Continue reading »

Junction City Woman Thrown Out of Walmart for What She Was Wearing

July 25, 2011 By Gia Vang EUGENE, Ore. — Two Junction City sisters are asking an Eugene Walmart for an apology. The women say they were thrown out because of what one sister was wearing. It all happened at the Super Walmart on West 11th Sunday. Sandy McMillin and her sister thought it was going … Continue reading »

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