BLM Plans to Clear Wetlands

EUGENE, Ore. – Some local homeless campers will soon have to find a new place to live as the Bureau of Land Management has begun the process of clearing out some local wetlands. The city has been doing a lot of work with the homeless community, but recent news about the BLM’s plan to clear … Continue reading »

EPD Responds to Violent Incident

UPDATE 6:46 P.M.: EPD has confirmed that one person died at the scene.  Police say they responded to a report of a fight in the area and that responders tried to perform CPR on the victim, but he did not survive.  Officers say that they have a suspect in custody. EUGENE, Ore. — Police have … Continue reading »

Property Crime Increase in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — In the past month, a west Eugene neighborhood has experienced a spike in property crimes. Police say these crimes include car break-ins, stolen vehicles, and residential and commercial burglaries. In the past month, Eugene police report there have been 20 burglaries, four stolen cars and 12 car break-ins in an area of … Continue reading »

Controlled Burn in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A controlled burn was to blame for the heat and flames off Danebo Road in west Eugene Sunday. About 50 acres were torched, lofting a huge plume of smoke into the air. The Bureau of Land Management and Eugene and Springfield fire managed the blaze. It’s primarily to benefit endangered species in … Continue reading »

Hazmat Crews Respond to Eugene Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire and hazmat crews responded to a business in west Eugene late Wednesday night. Employees at Life Technologies called 9-1-1 around 11:30 after a fire alarm went off. There was no sign of a fire when crews arrived, but since the company that occupies the building works with chemicals, a hazmat team … Continue reading »

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